Year: 2010

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Why SCRUM fails the artist

“Why SCRUM fails the artist” is an interesting blog post on the limit of user stories to convey requirements based on how Shakespeare would have written Romeo and Juliet using them.

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Use Cases in Development – Still The Best Technique?

Using use cases instead of (or as well as) user stories has some distinct advantages. There are also some other less welcome consequences. This blog post compares the usage of uses cases and user stories.

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The Principle of Symmetric Change

Many of the most common problems people have with implementing BDD or agile acceptance testing come from a misalignment of conceptual models. By changing our view at the specifications/tests we can make most of those issues go away instantly. This post explains the principle of symmetric change: one small change in a business model should […]

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ArgoUML

ArgoUML is an open source UML modeling tool that includes support for all standard UML 1.4 diagrams. It runs on any Java platform and is available in ten languages.

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My Product Owner Will Kick Ass

This blog post is about what a great Product Owner should be like.

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Stories are about why not what or how

Quite popular is the “As a, I want, So that” story format. While I have seen teams do well with this format, I think it can be radically improved with a minor change. I prefer to see “So that, as a, I want” story format. My reasoning is quite simple; the emphasis is incorrect in […]

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