Category Archives: Agile

Beware Backlog Tunnel Vision

Many Agile techniques rely on a backlog of items to work upon. Ideally everyone would know all the items that are in the backlog, but practically this is not always possible. A typically process is to have a handful of … Continue reading

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Why TFS Online Task board is Anti-Agile

I like Visual Studio, and I like a number of things about Visual Studio Online (VSO). However, there is one part of VSO that I think I very dangerous and can easily put your Agile project at risk. What is … Continue reading

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Burndown charts and 2 week Sprints, what’s the point?

I’ll be honest, I much prefer burn-up to burn-down charts. However, for some reason the tooling to support these is horribly lacking so I often find myself being presented with a well meaning burndown chart. A burndown chart is there … Continue reading

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Myths of Agile

This is a post I’ve promised to write for a while, this isn’t a critic of ‘Agile’ in any of its guises but simply a guide to avoid incorrect statements. Before I dive into this, let’s just remind ourselves of … Continue reading

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