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In part 1 (Organisational Inertia - Part 1) I have focussed on the question: 'Organisational Inertia - What is it?’. This blog addresses the question ‘How do we measure it?’. I'll start from the... read more
FitNesse is an acceptance testing framework. It allows business users, testers and developers to collaborate on executable specifications (for example in BDD style and/or implementing Specification... read more
Ever had deadlines that must be met causing short-term decisions to be made? Ever worked over time with your team to meet an important deadline after which the delivered product wasn’t used for a... read more
User stories User stories must represent the business value. That's why we use the well known one-line description 'as an <actor> I want an <action>, so I can reach a <goal>'. It is... read more
Nagenoeg elk team dat op een Agile manier gaat werken ondergaat een versnelde ontwikkeling. Agile teams ontwikkelen zich meestal gemakkelijk. In de 1ste sprint retrospective zullen de teamleden de... read more
Mattt Thompson visited Xebia Netherlands. For three days Mattt presented on various topics of interest. On the 15th Mattt presented to a group of Xebians. On the 16th he did a similar day at my... read more
Last wednesday the first meetup of the Continuous Delivery Think Tank was held at Xebia offices in Hilversum. The goal of the Think Tank is to gather people that want to implement continuous delivery... read more
Organisational Gravity is well-known from the book ‘Succeeding with Agile’ by Mike Cohn and described therein as ‘the forces that pull an organisation back into old habits’ [Coh09]. When an... read more
Organisational Gravity is well-known from the book ‘Succeeding with Agile’ by Mike Cohn and described therein as ‘the forces that pull an organisation back into old habits’ [Coh09]. When an... read more
A team that I have coached took up and voluntarily committed to a sprint backlog that was not realistic. Worse, not only it was clear afterwards that it was unrealistic, but they knew already right... read more

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