ElegantCode

A software blog

13 May
2020

3 Things Every Scrum Practitioner Should Know

Category:Agile

Tomorrow at 8:00 Pacific join me, Gunther Verheyen and an expert panel to discuss our essays in Gunther’s book, 97 Thing Every #Scrum Practitioner Should Know. Gunther will read the essays, followed by Q&A from the attendees. My article is entitled “Automating Agility.” I hope you attend to learn what I mean by that. It’s probably not […]

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8 Oct
2019

The Burden of Features in Software

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I?ve been removing a couple of dead features this week. You know, those features that senior people in organisations like to tell epic war stories about. Those mighty conversations at dinner parties, where a person involved talks about all the pain and sorrow, about how a particular capability ended up in the software, how (crappy) […]

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2 Oct
2019

Batch Computing on Azure

Want to feel like a Jedi master without the years of training? Get a scaled, multi-machine, multi-core parallel processing job spooled up in Azure Batch. The computing power at your fingertips is There are lots of scenarios that call for batch computing. Image processing, file ETL/ELT, risk modeling, processing payroll, etc. The basic idea of […]

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1 Oct
2019

Traditional Agile is now missing the point

The Manifesto for Agile Software Development is pretty long in the tooth. That transformative document was created in 2001, 18 years old at the time of this writing. The resulting humble web page ignited a conversation which ultimately changed the way software is written and delivered. Agile techniques have leaked successfully into other types of […]

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