1. Stop paying tech debts, start maintaining code

    Stop paying down tech debt and start doing software maintenance. The real term we should all be talking about is maintenance, and it will help you and your team make it as habitual as sprints and retrospectives.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    January 20, 2022
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Jesse O'Brien
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    consulting
    process
    development
  2. Estimating: How, Why, Don't

    Knowing how to use story points and velocity when estimating projects can be key to keeping your team healthy and happy. Estimating is haaaaaard. The effort is worth it.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    December 14, 2021
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Pam-Marie Guzzo
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    Process
  3. Humane Code Reviews

    The best pull request reviews are a communication tool. Demonstrate leadership, establish healthier communication, and create stronger relationships with a deliberate approach to PR reviews.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    October 27, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Steve Jackson
    Sam Jones
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    Process
  4. XYB (Examine Your Buckets)

    Another major corporation is in the news for data loss. Don't let your company be next. XYB - Examine your buckets!
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    August 6, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Keith McCanless
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Security
    Process
    DevOps
  5. What Can You Do in 6 Weeks?

    When planning for a cycle in Shape Up, the biggest question is what you can do in 6 weeks. A well designed pitch shapes a problem in a way that it can be solved in 6 weeks.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    August 4, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Dayton Nolan
    Sam Jones
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    Process
  6. Security the Elephant

    Sure security can be complex, expensive, and time-consuming. However, ignoring it is not an option. Sometimes the key is to keep it simple and start small.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    May 19, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Keith McCanless
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Security
    Agile
    Process
  7. Shape Up Your Project Planning

    You've been doing Agile for a while, and have a history with waterfall. Neither seem to improve the problems your team having with project planning, though. What do you try next? Shape Up brings revolutionary feedback loops to your project planning model along with new models of trust and health to your team.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    May 4, 2020
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Brittany Moore
    Sam Jones
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    Process
  8. Much Ado About Bike Sheds, Part I

    Where did the term 'bike shedding' come from? In this post, we examine the origins of the bike shed, from satire to seriousness.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    September 17, 2019
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Joshua Wehner
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Process

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