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Stories over Dates

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Dates are great to hit, but if you get there with nothing, with poor quality, with lackluster user support, with no excitement from your team. Did you really hit a date? Better, to focus on the Story, what are we delivering, what are we giving users, what are they getting. If the Story is going to take too long to deliver in the date you have in mind, then perhaps you need to change the Story so...

(Code)Blocked

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You might not know it, but for a while, I was (Writer)Blocked. Couldn’t think of anything new to write. Was tired with what was out there that I was reading. Thought everything that had been said had already been said. Couldn’t get started. It made me think of how many times I sat down to start a new project and stared at the screen as it asked me what I wanted to name my class for...

Half of Nothing

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The beginning of a Sprint and/or Release are exciting times, everyone wants to jump on every feature and story and get them done. Mid-way through either though, we start to realize that we are not going to be able to deliver it all and now we are left with a bunch of half-completed work items. It’s not a great feeling and it’s one Agile/Scrum is supposed to eliminate but still...

All the Things a Great Developer Can Do

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If you’re looking to be a Great Developer, here’s what you need to get started. Need Project Management SkillsNeed Requirement SkillsNeed People Management SkillsNeed QA SkillsNeed to know what to automate and when to start automatingNeed to have an eye on the futureNeed to be able to sell your solution to your team and customersNeed to be preparedNeed to stay up lateNeed to wake up...

It’s Not the Late Nights

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They aren’t going to kill you. Or the early mornings. Or everything in between. None of that is going to stop your idea from seeing the light of day. From getting your code out there into the wild for people to use. The only thing that’s going to stop it, that might kill it, is if you stop working on it because you’re worried about the Late Nights, the early mornings and...

Rambli Just my thoughts…

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