Tag: AGILE

Readings for Lunch — [ 05 Jan 2018 ]

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Ok, but next time we’ll do a proper refactoring (source)

AGILE

Spotify Retro Kit

Could we create a tool for teams to start running their retrospectives on their own in a fun and easy way?
The idea for the Retro Kit was born!

DATABASE

Towards bigger small data

Nowadays, commodity servers have more than 256GB RAM and more than 10TB Flash storage.
There are many small-mid databases that fit in 10TB.

Readings for Lunch — [ 08 Nov 2017 ]

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DESIGN SYSTEM

How to build a modal

You’re building a design system for your company.
It’s got everything that you would expect.
Text Inputs! Custom single-select and multi-select fields! Buttons with every configuration option under the sun.
And of course, the old standby: the modal.

AGILE

Interesting thread by Alan Cooper, about Agile, management, velocity, quality

The main reason why agile methods are popular is because managers think it means doing things faster.

Readings for Lunch — [ 21 Aug 2017 ]

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#VisibleWomen hashtag on Twitter (source)

MENTAL HEALTH

Hello, depression.

"I’ve tried so hard to get rid of you! For years I thought I could just ignore you. That you’d go away on your own. That I’d grow out of you. […]
But alas, here we are again."

AGILE

The death of Agile courses

We are going to witness the collapse of the agile training industry. There will be no more agile courses because Agile will be the new normal.

Readings for Lunch — [ 11 Oct 2016 ]

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West Berlin policemen and East German soldiers face each other after a young girl made it across the border, 1955 (source) (via Daniele Esposti)

ENGINEERING

Financial Times – engineering facts

"We switched on the new ft.com as the default for our customers today. Here’s eleven interesting software engineering facts about it."

AGILE

When ’agile‘ methods lead to poor design

A common scenario with some implementations of agile methods that leads to poor design.