Why Do Agile Companies Do Better?

Agile Companies Do Better

Preaching Agile Whenever an agile practitioner is selling reasons to adopt an agile approach; in general or one of the the specific methodologies like Scrum, Kanban or XP, they always focus on the benefits (as they should). These usually include: Working at a sustainable pace Working in collaborative, self-organising and collaborative teams Working in a […]

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Estimating in Agile: Experimentation is Key

Experiment with Testing

How to Estimate in Agile Estimating in Agile can be really tough, everyone in software development knows; borderline impossible for most. There are so many different styles of estimation, the reason being that no one method can work for any team or project. Styles include: Story Points – where you measure the complexity of a user […]

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Agile Testing: Don’t Sacrifice It

Dont Sacrifice on Testing

Agile Testing Agile testing – I will repeat the title of my post: Don’t sacrifice on testing! Testing is an important,  especially Agile in upholding the principle ‘Never compromise on quality‘. When on a project; and the deadline is looming – there is usually only one place to cut resource; the final step before deployment: […]

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Agile Myths and Misconceptions

Agile Myths

There are many Agile myths, in my opinion most people forget that its a ‘framework’, a model to be tailored to your needs. If you take an Agile guidebook, and try to apply it ‘by the book’, its probably not going to fit your company or needs 100%. Below are some of the main myths […]

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