Tuesday, January 01, 2008
Links for 2008-01-01
A group of people in a company get sufficiently fed up with the status quo that they decide to try and bring agile development methods into their organization. They manage to get a small project approved, they put together a team, they get some training and/or mentoring, and they give it a shot. They don't do everything perfectly, but they have the right attitude and they don't give up. Now only if this behavior would happen in Indian outsourcing firms...
A project manager impersonating an enterprise architect is off giving out sub-optimal advice again by stating many issues why the business utilizes Excel spreadsheets for reporting and why the data issues that develop aren't necessarily an IT problem. I wonder if the proliferation of spreadmarts is wise especially since spreadsheets are a great way that personally identifiable information gets lost...
The often uncontrollable urge to coin a term (aka I think I am the first one to call it this) for a concept that doesn't need a new term to describe it...
I wonder if James Robertson could share with us how to do the equivalent in SmallTalk?
There aren't too many IT babes blogging. Figured you should check out her writings.
Open source is not about economics as much as it is about community. Ignore what software vendors are telling you.
I defy you to find one better.
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