In this episode, we discuss the economics of software development. We talk about the time value of money, how it is important to earn money sooner and spend it later and how to do it in context of software development.
In this episode, we discuss the benefits of poly-skilled teams, where people are able to cross technology, domain and role boundaries. we talk about how this is useful to the individual as well as the team.
Here is a link to the Kanban 1s Game that we talked about.
In the 5th episode of Practising XP podcast, Chirag and Akshay talk about pair programming, some popular misconceptions around it and loads of benefits that they have experienced with the practice.
In this episode we talk about Signups. The activity where team members choose what they are going to work on next. They discuss the benefits of the practice as well as some anti-patterns and possible solutions
In this episode we discuss the “dining table” seating arrangement for XP teams. We’ve covered several advantages of this way of sitting. We have also talked about a few disadvantages and some ways to counter them.
Have you had good / bad experiences working in this kind of a setup? Share them in the comments… Are you looking to try this kind of a setup in your workspace but not quite convinced? Share your concerns / doubts…
This is episode #1 of the Practising XP podcast where we talk about standup anti-patterns and possible remedies.
In the first part we discuss:
- People not coming no time
- Stand ups taking too long
- Stand ups being a status update to the PM
In the second part we discuss:
- Stand up meetings being boring
- Stand up amnesia
- Stand ups becoming more about people than the work
- Network and Connection issues
Some of these as well as other points are discussed elaborately by Jason Yip here.