Tag Archives: Agile

Three-layer architecture violates DRY!

I didn’t go to NDC this year, but I just watched this video by Tore Vestues and Jonas Follesø. They show that in a typical three-layer architecture you duplicate the entity structure about ten times, and that by focusing on … Continue reading

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Can iterative development work at all in enterprise projects?

If you work on an agile project and you happily churn out functionality iteration after iteration, you should read Alistair Cockburn’s “Are iterations hazardous to your project?” if you haven’t already. His point is, unless you deploy the code after … Continue reading

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Scrum and Evidence Based Scheduling

How do you predict a release date? In a traditional waterfall project the project manager probably maintains an unwieldy Gantt project plan that tells him the exact date when the system will be finished, but we all know that doesn’t work in real … Continue reading

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Agile inspections

I went to Smidig 2007 earlier this week, and it was pretty good. The highlight came at the end of two intense days of lightning talks and open spaces, when Tom Gilb offered to give a session on agile inspections to three other … Continue reading

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