January 20, 2006
Carnival Of The Agilists - 01/20/2006
Welcome to the January 20th Carnival of Agilists. The next edition will be on February 2nd, 2006 (Groundhog Day). And then the one afte that will be on Febrary 2nd, 2006, and the one after that will be on Febrary 2nd, 2006, and the next one after that...
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Individuals and interactions over processes and tools
- Esther Derby wrote a great article on Organizational change, and how to go about it the right way.
- Simon Baker has built a list of agile training tools, games and tricks that might help your team master agile techniques.
- What do you mean, we have to trust each other? Stacia Heimgartner discusses the creation of a trusting culture.
Working software over comprehensive documentation
- Working on an automated test suite for a GUI based product? Brian Marick has a 6 part series that might help you with the hard parts.
- Remember the movie City Slickers? Jack Palance tells Billy Crystal that what really matters in life is just one thing - and you have to figure out what that thing is for yourself. Mishkin Berteig asks - what is the One True Metric for your project?
Customer collaboration over contract negotiation
- Skip Angel wants you to succeed by treating every job like you're a high-priced consultant.
- From the Agile Project Management yahoo group, some comments on Requirements Gathering.
Responding to change over following a plan
- Via Simon Baker - An oldy but a goody - Agile is an attitude, not a product by Reg Braighwaite
- Is Slack the same thing as Waste? Simon Baker thinks not.
- Glen Alleman The value of a 40 hour workweek.
- Life in the modern corporate world.
- Microsoft has an innovative new way to reduce bugs and help the developers connect with the customers (video)
- When eXtreme Programming isn't extreme enough.
Books, Books, Books...No recommendations this time...
All previous editions of the Carnival are referenced at the Agile Alliance.
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Posted by jb at January 20, 2006 08:48 AM
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