Tell Me Like I’m 12: Pair Programming

Tell Me Like I’m 12: Pair Programming

Pair Programming. Its that thing you might have been forced to do in a Software engineering class. You probably hated it. Someone probably abused using the shared mouse and keyboard thing a little too much. Someone probably had switched the cables too so that you controlled the wrong computer… Pair Programming is one of those … Read More

Tell Me Like I’m 12: What is Agile?

Tell Me Like I’m 12: What is Agile?

I’m introducing a new series today: Tell Me Like I’m 12. This series will be about distilling down some of the common ideas, phrases, and words used within Agile, but explaining it like I might explain something to a 12 year-old. Why? Because if a young kid can understand it, hopefully experienced and new developers … Read More

You Need Quality People

You Need Quality People

One of the core parts of Agile is empowering your teams to make decisions and own the outcomes. It supposes that members of Agile teams are capable of solving complex problems rather than simply implementing a predefined solution. It supposes that teams can identify how they work best instead of being told so. And it … Read More