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Processes

Writing Just Enough Documentation

A big pile of paper documents
One of the misconception that is often associated with agile software development is that agile teams won’t write any technical documentation. I assume that this misconception is so common because the agile manifesto states that we should value

The Cost of Context Switching

Comic Explosion
I have always thought that I am good at multitasking. That is why I believed that I don’t have to pay the price associated with context switching (or task switching). This week I realized that have been wrong. I am not very good at

We Need More Foremen

A foreman
This week I read a blog post titled Where is the Foreman by Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin. It made me think. Uncle Bob suggests that a software development team should have a foreman who: He’d make sure everything was done, done right,

Two Reasons Why Estimates Aren’t Worth It

Counting money
When potential customers contact us, the odds are that they want to know two things: How much does it cost to implement the application? How long it will take to implement the application? The honest answer to both of these questions is: We have no