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Beating the Quality Death March with BDD

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I have yet to meet a software developer or manager who would disagree with the statement, “We should build quality software.” However, ensuring quality can f...

Sprint Demo/Retrospective Best Practices

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Scrum is my personal development methodology of choice. A key reason I like Scrum so much is because it allows you to frequently practice estimating software...

Plan All of the Things!

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In my previous post, Bad Habits We Learn in School, I touched on the fact that software is notoriously difficult to estimate accurately, and when we are wron...

SimpleLeadership Interview

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Christian McCarrick reached out to me a few months ago after finding my post, How to Set the Technical Direction for Your Team. He asked if I would do an int...