Switching Fun

In my last post about Feature Toggles I mentioned that, for my simple scenario, I chose FeatureSwitcher amongst the plethora of packages (254 packages for the feature toggle search, never went beyond page 1).

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Lad os alle fejle…

– men sørg for at fejl betyder læring. I min optik handler Agil udvikling bl.a. om at fejle – og det ”at lade fejlene betyde noget”. Vi opererer ofte i ukendt land – i form at nye forretningsmæssige problemstillinger som ikke er blevet løst før – og arbejder ofte med løsninger af høj teknisk kompleksitet. Kunder ved ofte ikke præcist hvad det er vi skal ramme og det er derfor umuligt at ramme rigtigt hver gang. Det handler derfor om at ”fejle hurtigt”, lære af fejlen, rette til og så komme videre til næste problemstilling.

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Is Agile a Scam?

Yesterday, I bumped into an article that mentions a report published by a supposedly reputed analysis firm (and I wonder what sort of company that is, anyway) in which data from a study is interpreted, implying a conclusion which does not leave “Agile” is a good position. Unfortunately, it is only available to subscribers, so the information I was able to grasp is second-hand one. If that second-hand information is any accurate in its quotes of the original report I feel more than fine not giving my money to such sort of company; if it isn’t accurate, well, it is law-less Internet anyway… Even if I touch briefly on the report itself, I ask the reader to take the time to read the summary, its comments and the comment from the leading article; they are enlightening, amusing and infuriating in balanced proportions.

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