Monthly Archives: May 2016

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With the advent of Agile techniques, thankfully companies that try to control every aspect of a software project in order to measure progress are becoming a thing of the past, thankfully far fewer than twenty or thirty years ago when I started as a software developer. I blogged about the dangers of tight control a […]

Just over a year ago I blogged about the problems I was having installing Umbraco via Visual Studio. At the time, I couldn’t get Visual Studio 2013 to install correctly, and Visual Studio 2012 only worked correctly when Resharper was turned off. I created quite a few sites in this manner. The original problem was […]

I listened to an old podcast from Dot Net Rocks recently Technical Debt isn’t Technical with Einer Host, which went on to explain how Technical Debt isn’t a technical problem. Using Agile techniques, once the sprint has been set by the product owner, programmers are left to themselves to organise the work and to slowly […]

Sixteen years ago I was working on a VB6 Access VBA contract. The first version of .NET had yet to be released. About that time Microsoft brought out a version of Java which was not widely accepted due to it being different to standard Java (and developers not wanting Microsoft to control Java), which led […]

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Today, Certified Scrum Trainer Scott Dunn shares his insights about the pain felt when leadership do [...]

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After making one decision, it can be helpful to make the next decision or two at the same time. [...]

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We say agile teams are self-organizing. Does that mean they have the right to vote someone off? [...]

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Our virtual Certified Scrum courses aren’t tedious 16-hour Zoom snoozefests. This video shows what t [...]

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Remote work isn't normal. It's great when it's not quarantine work, to be clear. I [...]

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We've all learned the hard way that Quarantine work is not Remote work. It doesn't feel th [...]

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The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) points out that "Master-slave is an oppressive metap [...]

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