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Testers: what's your strategy in a continuous delivery context?

In my last stint as a tester from October 2012 to Jan 2014, I helped my organisation at that time moving from delivering once every month, to delivering multiple times a day. 415 more words

Agile Software Development

What you are measuring is wrong, let me tell you why

There is one measurement that is commonly accepted when examining the effectiveness of delivery teams. Lead Time.

This is a definition from Wikipiedia.

A lead time is the latency between the initiation and execution of a process.

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Agile Software Development

3 Simple Steps to Help Overloaded Teams

It was a wet and dark morning in Dublin when I sat with team X for the first time.

I had been told: “Gus, these guys are struggling, they really need your help. 844 more words

Agile Software Development

Breaking the waves

We were in painful position with a lot of reported bugs and lot of unhappiness among, well among everybody. I was reading the book Implementing Lean Software Development (Poppendieck & Poppendieck, 2006) and got a lot of ideas and inspiration to implement a better way of working. 723 more words

Bug Handling

This is how I measure the quality of my work

I have blogged in the past about product development and measures of success, it is a topic that interests me a lot.

I am an individual that sells services to organisations that develop products.  207 more words

Agile Software Development

Why are we sprinting?

A few weeks back I asked this question on a very popular Agile and Lean LinkedIn Group:

10 years ago not many companies delivered value every month and Scrum really helped the industry with the concept of sprint.

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Lean Software Development