Videos in category Project Management


Creating a Model to Understand Product (and Software) Development

Creating a Model to Understand Product (and Software) Development

Posted in Conferences, Project Management

Summary Alan Shalloway presents two ways to look at Lean: 1) Lean as a thought process, a culture, a way for an organization to be, and 2)how to use Lean to solve problems. Alan presents the case that Lean-Thinking can be used to solve many problems that face organizations. Lean-Thinking does not require an organization to become Lean, but gives the people involved more tools to become more eff...

Tags: Business, Practices, Conferences, Agile, InfoQ, Lean, Agile Techniques



Turning on a sixpence - No excuses: Concept To Cash Every Week

Turning on a sixpence - No excuses: Concept To Cash Every Week

Posted in Conferences, Project Management

Summary This session takes an inside look at successfully delivering from concept to cash, showing the technical aspects of what's required to iteratively build a robust product that always performs, and the skill and discipline needed to deliver high-quality software to production every week. We know this because we wrote one of the busiest entertainment Web sites in the UK from scratch. Bio K...

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Tobias Mayer discusses WelfareCSM and Scrum

Tobias Mayer discusses WelfareCSM and Scrum

Posted in Project Management, Testing, Conferences

Summary Tobias Mayer talks about the philosophy behind WelfareCSM, unbounded vs bounded creativity, the application of Scrum outside of software development, Kanban vs Scrum, the benefits of fast-failing, software development as an artitistic endeavour, software craftsmanship and XP, test-driven development, and the done state. Bio Tobias Mayer is an Agile Coach and Trainer from London, UK, cur...

Tags: Practices, Scrum, Interview, Agile, TDD, InfoQ, Broadcasting, Agile2009, Scrum Gathering, Craftsmanship, CSM, ...


Cucumbered

Cucumbered

Posted in Conferences, Development, Testing, Frameworks, Project Management

Summary In this talk from FutureRuby, Joseph Wilk gives an introduction to the BDD framework Cucumber and gives valuable tips for getting it adopted and used by customers and developers. Bio Joseph Wilk is a member of the core development team for Cucumber along with Aslak Hellesøy. He has been developing for the web for 10 years in both big and small companies and as an entrepreneur. Af...

Tags: Conferences, Ruby, Testing, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Agile, BDD, InfoQ, Dynamic Languages, Software Testing, Specifications, ...


Interview: Joshua Kerievsky on System Metaphor

Interview: Joshua Kerievsky on System Metaphor

Posted in Project Management, Conferences, Development

Summary In this interview at Agile 2009, Joshua Kerievsky describes how his team was able to transform their software development project once they found and used an appropriate system metaphor. Joshua also shares how his development team has let go of many traditional practices and continues to refine their skills such that they are delivering more value regularly. Bio Joshua Kerievsky has bee...

Tags: Practices, XP, Interview, Agile, InfoQ, Kanban, Agile Techniques, Broadcasting, Development, Agile2009, Pair Programming, ...



CI from the Trenches: Real-World Continuous Integration Challenges (and what to do about them)

CI from the Trenches: Real-World Continuous Integration Challenges (and what to do about them)

Posted in Conferences, Project Management, Development

Summary Many organizations will tell you that they are "doing" continuous integration. A boat anchor of a PC in the corner running an old version of CruiseControl might tick a few boxes, but is it really effective? As we get better at CI, we should see our feedback loop extend out past development. But what strategies do we have for doing this and keeping the feedback loop tight for the develop...

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Test Driven Development: Ten Years Later

Test Driven Development: Ten Years Later

Posted in Conferences, Project Management, Testing, Development

Summary In this session, we'll review some of the landmarks in the history of Test-Driven Development and what they tell us about how to develop software; the ideas, techniques, objections, and misunderstandings. We'll talk about our experiences of discovering TDD and what we've learned about how to do it well, how to adopt it, and how to bring it into existing code. Bio Michael Feathers is a c...

Tags: Conferences, Agile, TDD, InfoQ, QCon, History, Adopting Agile, Development, QCon London 2009, Join us!


Coaching and Scaling Agility

Coaching and Scaling Agility

Posted in Conferences, Project Management

Summary This presentation covers coaches, coaching, and how the two work together to help guide larger project communities and large agile adoptions. The session also discusses a bit on coaching in general as well as how coaches and managers can (and do) work together to consistently produce better software. Bio David has been creating software for more than 15 years in a variety of domains: di...

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Behaviour-Driven Development - a road to effective design and clean code

Behaviour-Driven Development - a road to effective design and clean code

Posted in Conferences, Testing, Project Management, Development

Summary In this talk, Dan contrasts the traditional top-down and bottom-up approaches with a proven "outside-in" approach based on real life experience - engaging with and listening to our stakeholders. He shows how this can allow us to stay firmly on track, leading to clean code and effective design that provides maximum value to our stakeholders, not just the famous Scrum Product Owner Bio Da...

Tags: Conferences, Testing, Agile, TDD, BDD, Unit Testing, InfoQ, QCon, Agile Techniques, QCon San Francisco 2008, Behavior Driven Development, ...


Michael Feathers on Programming Languages

Michael Feathers on Programming Languages

Posted in Graphics, Project Management, Testing, Conferences, Development

Summary In this interview with Sadek Drobi, Michael Feathers explores working with legacy code, working with different programming languages, the right scope/size of modules, and the importance of readability of code regardless of the programming language. Bio Michael Feathers is a senior member of Object Mentor team. He provides training, coaching and mentoring services in Agile/XP programming...

Tags: Design, Interview, Agile, TDD, InfoQ, Architecture, Language Design, Functional Programming, QCon, Language, Broadcasting, ...