I recently had a post about technical debt, and Jelena made a very insightful comment that it was like elastic, plastic and fracture characteristics of materials like steel. I started to comment on the comment, but eventually I thought it deserved its own post. More
16 Sep 2008 Leave a comment
14 Sep 2008 Leave a comment
The choice of development environment is not an easy one. I will try to give some advice that goes beyond technical specifications.
07 Sep 2008 1 Comment
in agile, continuous improvement, making money, organizations, retrospecitives, tdd Tags: acceptance test, continuous improvement, eliminate waste, integration test, retrospective, Scania, system test, testing, transparency
Yesterday I was visiting Scania when their R&D department had a family-day where they demonstrated what they are working with. Scania, for those of you who don’t know, is famous for making high quality trucks and buses. What struck me when we went from room to room and hall to hall was that wherever we went, there was an automated testing rig!
01 Sep 2008 Leave a comment
The other day I heard a person on my project say “Manual processes are risks”. Generally, if you do something that has a risk, you want to have a chance to gain something from taking the risk.