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by JimLombard
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Software Development, Architectures, PM, Agile, Scrum...
Topic: Agile for dummies book
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Agile for dummies book

An easy read. Good intro material.
by JimLombard
Wed Jul 01, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: Software Development, Architectures, PM, Agile, Scrum...
Topic: Agile/Scrum Software?
Replies: 9
Views: 11375

Re: Agile/Scrum Software?

JIRA is pretty much the leader in this category, esp. if coupled with Confluence. Most of the other products are wannabes, or have limited features.
by JimLombard
Tue Jan 13, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Software Development, Architectures, PM, Agile, Scrum...
Topic: Benford's Law - this is great
Replies: 9
Views: 3015

Benford's Law - this is great

I just happened to be reading an old article about it and it peaked my interest. I guess not too many people (even statisticians) were too familiar with it up until 10-15 years ago, but it is getting very popular as it is being used to detect fraud in corporations, tax documents, etc. by simply look...
by JimLombard
Wed Aug 13, 2014 8:29 pm
Forum: Software Development, Architectures, PM, Agile, Scrum...
Topic: Is there a Product Manager in Scrum ?
Replies: 1
Views: 2026

Is there a Product Manager in Scrum ?

I was wondering if the role of Product Manager is a role that exists in Scrum teams.
by JimLombard
Tue Jun 24, 2014 5:05 am
Forum: Software Development, Architectures, PM, Agile, Scrum...
Topic: e-Commerce platform ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1336

e-Commerce platform ?

We are looking are redoing the e-commerce platform for one of our retail sales divisions, and there are so many choices out there, including options to creating an in-house solution, that we are having a hard time deciding which way to go. Anyone has any experiences of ideas they don't mind sharing ...
by JimLombard
Tue Jun 24, 2014 5:01 am
Forum: Software Development, Architectures, PM, Agile, Scrum...
Topic: Agile Books - Suggestions?
Replies: 15
Views: 7195

Re: Agile Books - Suggestions?

Patrcik, do you know who the publisher of this book is? I couldn't find it. Is the title exactly as you typed it?
by JimLombard
Mon Jun 09, 2014 9:16 pm
Forum: Software Development, Architectures, PM, Agile, Scrum...
Topic: Agile Books - Suggestions?
Replies: 15
Views: 7195

Re: Agile Books - Suggestions?

Andrew.Hillipar wrote:Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum - Mike Cohn
I would also recommend this book. Very good!!
by JimLombard
Tue May 27, 2014 12:07 pm
Forum: Software Development, Architectures, PM, Agile, Scrum...
Topic: Agile With Specs
Replies: 1
Views: 1023

Re: Agile With Specs

Interesting approach, but I believe it has limited applicability, in certain types of software development. It is not as general as the typical Agile approach.
by JimLombard
Tue May 27, 2014 12:01 pm
Forum: Software Development, Architectures, PM, Agile, Scrum...
Topic: Traditional -vs- Agile
Replies: 2
Views: 1197

Re: Traditional -vs- Agile

Andrew, this is one of few documents that recognize the inception of Agile type methods at IBM, back ~40 yrs ago ("Chief Programmer Approach"). It also does a good job recognizing some of the shortcomings of Agile, without negating the whole process and the benefits it can provide. Thank you for pos...