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Agility as an Expression of Empiricism

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It is in the layers of of middle management that fortresses of rationalism, determinism, and command-and-control mentality still have the strongest foothold.

Story Points Are NOT Function Points

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When we critique Function Points and happen to mention Story Points in the same context, it is frequent to receive the objection that Story Points are like F...

Function Points Are Fantasy Points

7 minute read

Function Points are a relic of the past; they are based on perceptions and opinions; they use many magic numbers and correction factor; they do not consider ...

Friction Is Feedback

8 minute read

Friction is like training: it prepares the company for the real race – the race that happens in the marketplace.

Software Craftsmanship Management

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That is an oxymoronic title, with the words “Craftsmanship” and “Management” side by side! Isn’t the essence of craftsmanship skilled individuality? While ma...