Posts Tagged ‘Agile’

  • In-phase defect containment

    on Feb 16, 09 • by Brendan Harrison • with 1 Comment

    Here’s Gwyn chatting about general software development challenges, in particular the whole goal of “in-phase defect containment” – i.e. identifying and correcting defects in the same development phase they’re created. Near the end of the video, there’s a short discussion on how this objective fits in an Agile context. With Agile’s focus on the frequent delivery of working software, in-phase containment becomes even more important, even though it’s more often associated with more formal methodologies such as CMMI and Six Sigma. CM Crossroads

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  • How Pervasive is Agile?

    on Dec 15, 08 • by Todd Landry • with No Comments

    I like statistics. I always have and always will. I remember manually keeping track of all the statistics for my favourite baseball team by going through the box scores everyday in the newspaper (obviously this was well before the internet came around).  I would manually calculate batting average, slugging percentage, strikeouts per 9  innings and so on. Yup, I lived a pretty exciting youth! Anyways, that love for statistics continued with me, but now I like to know things like how much snow has fallen overnight, and how much more we can expect over the

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