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Who Loves Story Points?

Do You Love Story Points?

Story Points are the most divisive element of Agile software development. Why? Because they define a contract. They are the pinch-point that attempts to equate a timescale (often masquerading as ‘complexity’) to a deliverable. Sitting for hours in a refinement session just to put an arbitrary number on a poorly worded user story is the …

The Technical Details

The Technical Details

Developers like to argue. It can be said it’s what they’ve been put onto earth to do. They give reasons for doing things a certain way: This is more efficient This is more elegant This is more supportable This is the industry standard This is the way I want to do it because I’m researching …

Planning, Selection and Installation

Planning, Selection and Installation

When you’re renovating your bathroom, you have three main activities. The planning part, the selection part and the installation. Planning Measuring Space Imagining Layout Researching Components Drawing Plan Design Making Sure Everything Fits and Is Usable You need to make the most of your space. If you live in the Netherlands, as I do, you …