Posts Tagged ‘project management’

The List Is Not Enough Rikard Edgren 5 Comments

If you just do what’s on the list of things to do, I think you can accomplish decent things, but nothing great. I don’t dare saying this is a general truth for everybody creating something new, so let’s focus on software development. There are many management models, and many of them boils down to something […]

Are we ashamed of software testing? (And who is willing to pay for it?) Henrik Emilsson 1 Comment

Imagine that you run a software consultant shop where you take on projects for customers. The projects cover such areas as new software development; implementations of IT systems; and web site development. Let’s say that you are about to create a offer for a new project to a customer. Do you dare to specify the […]

Agile vs. agile Henrik Emilsson 3 Comments

This was originally meant as an answer to the (ironic) thread where a new thread was forked when Ola Janson launched a couple of questions regarding agile development. My answers and thoughts on those questions are listed here. In one reply to Ola, Rikard says that he has “…never worked in a truly Agile project…” […]

Long live the Waterfall Martin Jansson 8 Comments

A cheer to those of you who were able to attend this conferance: My favorites: Thank god everyone is not a believer of the hype around the Agile Movement. Process is king!

Resolved as Not Repro Henrik Emilsson 8 Comments

Lets say that you have a bug system; and for each bug you have the two fields “State” and “Resolution” where the following values are valid: State: New, Assigned, Resolved, Closed. Resolution: Fixed, Invalid, Won’t fix, Duplicate, Not Repro. Further, you have a field where a product version number should be entered; i.e., the earliest […]

The subproject chicken race Martin Jansson No Comments

With subproject I mean when larger project have a need to split the project into minor parts. The essence of a chicken race is “Each player prefers not to yield to the other, the outcome where neither player yields is the worst possible one for both players.” The goal for the larger project should be […]

Project tool – Trac Martin Jansson No Comments

”Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. Trac uses a minimalistic approach to web-based software project management. Our mission is to help developers write great software while staying out of the way. Trac should impose as little as possible on a team’s established development process and policies.”, see […]