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Methods & Tools - September 2014


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Senior Software Developer, Athena Health, Austin, TX

Business Systems Analyst, Pearson, Brisbane, CA

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*** Books ***

Lean Mindset

Mary and Tom Poppendieck summarize the objective of the "Lean Mindset" book in the introduction: "we present a mental model of how to design and deliver amazing products that delight customers". Following the same idea that you should "be Agile" and not only "do Agile", the book explains how to build the mental model to act in a lean way, discussing the creation of a favorable environment and process.

Read the complete review of Lean Mindset

Reference: "The Lean Mindset: Ask the Right Questions", Mary and Tom Poppendieck, Addison-Wesley, 180 pages, IBSN 978-0321896902

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*** Linkopedia ***

Software Development Linkopedia September 2014

Blog: The Developer is Dead, Long Live the Developer

Blog: Scaling Agile at Gilt

Blog: Technical debt 101

Blog: Behaviour Driven Development: Tips for Writing Better Feature Files

Article: Acceptance Criteria - Demonstrate Them by Drawing a House

Article: Actionable Metrics At Siemens Health Services

Article: Adapting Scrum to a UX Model

Article: Software Developer Careers Considered Harmful

Tools: Cedar - BDD-style testing using Objective-C

Tools: Crate - a real time SQL data store

Video: Core Software Design Principles

Video: Achieving Self-Testing Code

Video: Patterns: a New Standard for Scrum

Video: Aggregation in NoSQL Databases

Video: Integrating Your Java IDE & Gradle

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 ***

The important thing is not your process, the important thing is the process for improving your process

Source: Henrik Kniberg, http://blog.crisp.se/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/20130820-What-is-Agile.pdf

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