If you’re interested in techniques for estimation, you should take a look at this pdf ebook. It contains half-a-dozen essays on estimating in agile projects, drawn from our experiences with a wide range of clients. We explain approaches based on story points and on story counting, which should give you a good overview for you to explore an approach that will work for you.
Like many of us, my colleague Patrick Kua has seen a lot of use of metrics. Management love their metrics. The thinking goes something like this, “We need a number to measure...read more
The ThoughtWorks TAB has released the latest edition of our technology radar. As usual this provides our current view on what technologies are interesting, generated by a mix of our...read more
Short daily “stand-up” meetings are a regular feature of agile projects. Done well they allow frequent communication across the team with a high signal to noise ratio. Done...read more
It’s been going on for a bit, but I’ve been tardy in letting people know. Addison-Wesley are currently having a promotion on signature series books. You get 40% off if you...read more