How to handle code reviews

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

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How to Pair Program

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

Continuous Integration as an Innovation Engine

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