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Methods & Tools - May 2014


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The Agile Culture: Leading through Trust and Ownership

This book discusses topics like unleashing talent; trust and ownership; business alignment tools; dealing with obstacles and resistance you find to changing the culture; developing metrics for the optimal culture and discuss why they are important. "

Read the complete review of The Agile Culture: Leading through Trust and Ownership

Reference: The Agile Culture: Leading through Trust and Ownership, Pollyanna Pixton, Paul Gibson and Niel Nickolaisen, Addison-Wesley, IBSN 978-0321940148

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*** Linkopedia ***

Software Development Linkopedia May 2014

Blog: Paying the Cost for More Precise Estimates

Blog: Where did all the developers go?

Blog: Getting Unit Testing to Fail

Blog: Real Teams Have Leaders!

Blog: The Software Chicken and the Egg

Article: Follow up with FEELING

Article: Five Ways to Optimize Encapsulation in Your Software Architecture

Article: Using Commercial Scrum Tools for Free

Article: Free Web Load Testing Services

Tools: Jest provides painless JavaScript unit testing

Tools: My Personal Kanban (MPK)

Video: Scaling Really Large Systems at Facebook

Video: State of the Union: Java Edition

Video: MOET: Mobile End-to-End Testing

Video: How Sustainable is your Agile?

Video: The Data Model is Dead

Find more interesting links on the software development tools web site, the software development articles web site, the software development blogs or the software development videos web site.

*** Quote of the Month ***

I'm the Leader. I know what needs to be done and how. This is a very dangerous assumption. While Leaders can be expected to have considerable self-confidence, they are often not aware of all the implementation implications..

Source: The Agile Culture, Pollyanna Pixton, Paul Gibson and Niel Nickolaisen, Addison-Wesley


*** Conferences ***

The Reliable Software Developers Conferences, May 20 - June 5, UK

Better Software & Agile Development West, June 1-6 2014, Las Vegas, USA

GOTO Amsterdam 2014, June 18-20, 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

AGILE2014, July 28 - August 1, Orlando, USA

Agile on the Beach, September 4-5 2014, Falmouth in Cornwall, UK

JAX London, October 13-15 2014,London, UK

PNSQC, October 20-22 2014, Portland, USA

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