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Agility as an Expression of Empiricism

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The field of software development is relatively young, but it has progressed very quickly. In just a few decades it has undergone maturing processes that hav...

Story Points Are NOT Function Points

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In a LinkedIn discussion, which originally prompted the writing of the previous post (Function Points Are Fantasy Points), we find Simon Harris comparing Fun...

Function Points Are Fantasy Points

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Function Points are a well known metric for software sizing. If you are unfamiliar with the concept, take a look at Wikipedia’s entry for Function Point. In ...

Friction Is Feedback

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In our previous post about Software Craftsmanship Management, we highlighted the importance of the “resistance of the medium”, and suggested that increasing ...

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...