Category: Agile

Why Kanban?

Reduce Waste! As seen in the picture above 7.1.2 from Kanban in Action, Kanban is a useful process tool to help reducing waste. Waste is something that inhibits us from producing value in a continuous flow...

Defect Evaluation and Metrics 0

Defect Evaluation and Metrics

Defect evaluation is driven by the need for Defect prevention. Understanding defects and metrics surrounding them will help eliminate defect injection and rework. Links to helpful Defect understanding techniques: Pareto Analysis – http://erc.msh.org/quality/pstools/pspareto.cfmThe 5...

2010 in review 0

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Minty-Fresh™. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400...

A Cool new tool for Distributed Teams (Currently Free) 0

A Cool new tool for Distributed Teams (Currently Free)

Just wanted to give a little free advertisement for a distributed tool we use called Sococo. It is basically a multi person voice and text chat system that overlays a virtual office on top....

TamperData a free Firefox Plugin to test Server Side Validation 3

TamperData a free Firefox Plugin to test Server Side Validation

A few of my co-workers were asking me how I keep finding bugs in the server side validation, when they can’t reproduce the error at all via the GUI layer. What I told them...

LeanKit: Kanban Board Experience Report 2

LeanKit: Kanban Board Experience Report

This is an Example of a Kanban board from http://www.leankitkanban.com   As a new team that has transitioned to Kanban and also deals with distributed team members, we decided to implement a virtual kanban...

South Florida Code Camp 2010 0

South Florida Code Camp 2010

I just want to thank everyone who attended Mike Longin and my talks on SWAT and Applying Modern Software Techniques to UI testing presentations. We had a lot of amazing feedback from everyone and...

World of Goo – User Experience Testing 0

World of Goo – User Experience Testing

The talk by 2D Boy developer “Ron Carmel” creator of World of Goo was probably one of my most enjoyable presentations of the Agile conference, however it was probably the least focused on actual...