I’m headed to New York this week, for a client visit and also to attend NYC Testers, which seems to be suddenly taking advantage of the lots-of-tech-in-a-small-area that is New York City. Over the next year or so, I’m going to make an effort to get out to more meetups; we’re trying to put some […]
Ken Schwaber, a co-creator of scrum, says that roughly 25% of teams trying the method realize the gains they had hope. More teams call themselves “Scrumbut”, “Scrumerfall”, or “Scrumish” than claim to be doing it right. It is as if something conspires to make Scrum ineffective. Let me be frank. Scrum is designed to expose […]
“If you measure the wrong thing, and you reward the wrong thing, don’t be surprised if you get the wrong thing.” — Lee Copeland Lee’s talk is about 34 minutes and challenges how the typical company does software testing. It’s a good watch, and it’s free.
There is an interesting talk in Info.com by Ken Schwaber. Ken is a co-author of the agile manifesto and co-inventor of Scrum. If you don’t want to listen for an hour, move the slider to 29 minutes – the section on magic thinking and lies. If you get hooked, you can come back to the […]