Gary Pollice, a professor of Practice, Computer Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, discusses his use of project simulation to bring "Real World Challenges" into an academic setting.
Tom and Mary Poppendieck talk about their new book, Implementing Lean Software Development: From Concept to Cash.
Sanjiv Augustine talks about his book Managing Agile Projects and his work. He is on the board of the APLN and active in the local DC chapter of the APLN.
Software testing is a fast-changing industry that is experiencing global influence and trends as it starts to grow up from being a toddler to a teenager in terms of its maturity. There are many exciting developments on the horizon in terms of techniques, methodologies, economics, and academia, but how can any of us predict what they will be? This white paper details the author's postulation on how the software testing industry might develop in the next five years.
Old software may not always work as well as it seems. The mentality of "If it isn't broke, then don't fix it" could be the culprit. In this column, Linda Hayes offers a few suggestions to help you look at your software with a more critical eye, which might help you realize where your old software is broken or in need of attention.
Boris Gloger talks about his work with Product Owner Teams and the state of Agile in Europe, as well as several strategies to unify multiple customers into a single voice.
Diana Larsen kicks off OpenSpace at the Agile 2006 conference.
Peter Coffee delivered a keynote that was both informative and inspiring, tying four of his favorite books back to the Agile Manifesto.
Todd Little kicks off the Agile 2006 conference with a Top 10 List and the news that the conference has nearly doubled since last year.
It is no longer sufficient to deliver products that are technically excellent. Products must also be easy to use and fit well with the work practices and activities of the consumer and professional user. This article focuses on the clear need to establish a practical way of understanding the customer's expectations and of measuring satisfaction by using quality standards established in the software industry.