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October 10, 2016  2:02 PM

The Agile Scorecard

Justin Rohrman Justin Rohrman Profile: Justin Rohrman
Agile, scorecards, Scrum

I came across a post on scrumalliance.org today describing an agile scorecard. The scorecard is a set of categories and criteria that a manager or lead might use to assess each person on a technical team...

October 3, 2016  7:49 AM

What’s Wrong With Kanban

Justin Rohrman Justin Rohrman Profile: Justin Rohrman
Agile, Kanban, Scrum

Last month, I wrote a post about what I think is wrong with Agile. Or at least one aspect of what I think is wrong with agile, there are plenty to choose from. That post was very popular, so I want to do a...


September 29, 2016  4:41 PM

How I Pick Development Tools

Justin Rohrman Justin Rohrman Profile: Justin Rohrman
budgets, Development tools

I spend a lot of time at community events every year. At every event, without fail, people want to talk about tools. The development community in particular seems to have a sever case of tool fetishism. At the testing events I participate in, people usually want to know what the best tool for X is....


September 20, 2016  10:35 AM

What’s Wrong With Agile?

Justin Rohrman Justin Rohrman Profile: Justin Rohrman
Agile, Kanban, Scrum, XP

It looks like agile can not stand on its own anymore. There are scaling frameworks -- SaFE, LeSS, DaD, SCARE -- that are all designed to organize small teams in a way that people detached from...


September 19, 2016  12:32 PM

What is the Scrum Master role?

Matt Heusser Matt Heusser Profile: Matt Heusser
Agile, Conferences, Scrum

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September 14, 2016  4:22 PM

What is Definition of Done?

Justin Rohrman Justin Rohrman Profile: Justin Rohrman
Agile, Kanban, Scrum

I saw a retweet last week trying to make a statement about the definition of done. Jim made a good point, software is never really 'done'. After new software has shipped to production, there might be bug fixes, or new additions to a feature or refactoring to hopefully improve that future somehow....


September 12, 2016  7:33 AM

The New Conference Scene

Matt Heusser Matt Heusser Profile: Matt Heusser
Agile, conference, Software development

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August 24, 2016  5:26 PM

Music City Agile and PAST

Justin Rohrman Justin Rohrman Profile: Justin Rohrman
Agile, Conferences

I attended and spoke at the first run of Music City Agile last Wednesday. Music City Agile is a one day conference themed around, your guessed it, agile software development. A sister conference, Music City Code ran the following Thursday, Friday and...


July 29, 2016  4:52 PM

Quality Assurance at Agile2016

Matt Heusser Matt Heusser Profile: Matt Heusser
Kanban, Manufacturing, quality, Quality assurance, Software, volunteering

I've spent the last week in Atlanta, Georgia, at Agile2016, the world's largest Agile Software Conference. The conference started Monday, but there was a preconference...


July 18, 2016  8:05 AM

Do Testers Need to Code

Justin Rohrman Justin Rohrman Profile: Justin Rohrman
Programming, Quality Assurance Careers, Software testing

The question of 'do testers need to code' is a little tired at this point. Alberto Savoia's opening keynote for GTAC 2011 titled Test is Dead made a clear prediction of what he viewed was the future of testing. Elisabeth Hendrickson wrote


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