Over the course of 3 days, close to forty product practitioners, founders and coaches met at Ubud, Bali to meet, learn and feast together, all for the purpose of deepening our understanding of how to build great product experiences. These are seven things I learnt from Product G&T 2018. 1. Being outside, leads to out-there … Continue reading Seven Things I Learnt from Product G&T Retreat 2018
How to handle code reviews. One of my Scrum Masters asked me this question: Can we skip code reviews? It's too expensive. The concern was that it was taking too long for a reviewer to get back to the review requester. The Scrum Master then wanted to scrap code reviews so that code could be … Continue reading How to handle code reviews
How to pair program Pair programming was introduced in the book eXtreme Programming by Kent Beck . I've come across many teams which said it did not work or that it was inefficient. Pair programming is definitely not for everyone and every piece of work, however most teams that I've talked to that tried it, … Continue reading How to Pair Program
Innovation - that's an increasingly used buzzword in business today. As more companies have become more efficient, through the use of well known operational processes (e.g. TQM, Six Sigma) and the proliferation of IT has enabled more firms to adopt these methods quicker and cheaper; firms find it increasingly hard to be more successful then … Continue reading Continuous Integration as an Innovation Engine
There's a free ebook for online browsing over at Getting Results. It covers getting started and succeeding in using the Agile methodology. Even though Agile is targeted towards delivering software - the book appears to generalize its practices. Looks like Agile's ready to break out into the world at large.