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Methods & Tools - March 2018
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Last Articles Published on Methods & Tools Website

How To Hire Product Owners Many companies try to hire Product Owners (or Product Managers) with "many years of previous experience from the role" and with "many years of experience from their specific technical solution" or product but that is looking for a needle in a haystack (wishful thinking), prone to bias because eventually, and instead of waiting for this unique person to come along, you select the person you liked the most, and you risk hiring someone poorly matched to your needs and conditions. Read more...

Owl - Open Source RSpec Test Reporting Tool Owl is an open source tool used for the reporting and presentation of tests results achieved using the RSpec open source testing tool. Read more...


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Big design up front is dumb. Doing no design up front is even dumber.

Source: Dave Thomas on Twitter https://twitter.com/simonbrown/status/972767064170561537


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*** Software Development Linkopedia ***


Text: Re-structuring a growing team

Text: Why I Quit Google to Work for Myself

Text: On Better Meetings

Text: Mock? What, When, How?

Text: Hyperproductive development

Text: When is a Scrum Team Too Big?

Text: Software Testing Team Communication

Video: Onion Software Architecture With Stereotypes

Video: Extreme Self-Organization: A Workplace with No Managers

Video: High Cost and High Value Tests

Video: Example Mapping Introduction

Video: Lazy Java

Video: Scaling Software Engineering Teams

Tools: TestArmada makes cross-browser end-to-end testing fast, user-friendly, and valuable.

Tools: AutoMeter is an open source automation tool for scaling load tests using distributed slaves

Tools: Free Retrospective Tools for Distributed Scrum Teams

Tools: Owl is an Open Source RSpec Test Reporting Tool

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