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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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Sprint goals are considered a mandatory part of Scrum. Here’s why I disagree.

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We avoid having unfinished work, but it sometimes happens. Here’s what to do.

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Do your developers think your retrospectives have become boring? The solution might be as simple as

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If you’re thinking of a career as a Scrum Master, these 7 questions will help you decide.

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I've had a number of emails asking questions like I'm sure you have a ton of tips and lear

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According to the Microsoft Support website: "Core isolation is a security feature of Microsoft

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I've long said You should be customizing your PowerShell Prompt with PSReadLine. Go to your Pow

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