Monthly Archives: November 2011

You can’t just pick and choose agile practices

DSDM Atern can be thought of as a Framework (the handbook calls it that), or a Method​. It comprises a Philosophy, underpinned by eight Principles and supported by defined Processes, People (Roles and Responsibilities), Products and Practices. Like any other … Continue reading

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How not to do IT Recruitment

I received an email from a recruiter recently. It has been a while. Back in the days when I badly needed a job, emails from recruitment agencies were mostly of the “sorry, but…” variety. Then when I had a job, … Continue reading

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The very heart of being agile

The heart of agile – it’s very essence – is the principle that the best solutions come from exploring the evolving solution with the customer, rather than specifying it all up front and presenting them with the solution at the … Continue reading

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