Washington DC

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

In case anyone was wondering where I've been I just got back from a brief vacation in Washington DC. My family live in the UK so the east coast is a convenient middle point. Every year or so we try to pick a new city an meet up. This year ...

Scaling continuous integration

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

David Anderson just blogged about some work Troy Magennis did at Corbis on scaling CI to the enterprise. There's a blog post and a whitepaper. Does Continuous Integration Scale to Enterprise Projects?   This is a great paper with lots of useful stuff I wish I'd know when I last worked on a large ...

Agile 2007 Sessions – Diana Larsen’s “Stimulating Success Agile Managers as Facilitators”

Monday, September 24th, 2007

This session grabbed my attention as this was just one of many challenges the VSTO product unit faced when moving to a more agile process as part of the migration to a new Feature Crew process in Visual Studio. More entertainingly when we started this move, of which I was a ...

Agile 2007 – Overview

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007

One of the main themes of Agile 06 was "crossing the gap". The question as to whether Agile has crossed into the mainstream was at the forefront of many minds and features in several presentations. This year the focus was on existing in the mainstream with talks on using agile ...

Presenting at Agile ’07

Monday, May 21st, 2007

So Eric Carter and I will be presenting at Agile 2007... Agility and the Inconceivably Large. I'll also be doing something in the Open Spaces sessions if I can get my act together. I attended last year's conference, had a great time and learnt a lot in the process.