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Monthly Archives: August 2007

Why I’m suddenly down on Fit/FitNesse

Quick Note:  I love *what* Fit testing accomplishes, but the mechanics are an issue.  There’s a rumor floating around that a bunch of test automation gurus are going to work up some ideas for how to “save” Fit testing.  Anybody … Continue reading 

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That’s what I meant

I’ve written a couple posts on teams and the desire for multi-skilled people and eliminating specialists.  I hope I made my case, but it doesn’t matter because Tate Stuntz did it for me in fantastic style in The demise of … Continue reading 

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Fred George is blogging

Fred on The Secret Assumption of Agile.  I didn’t even know he had a blog.  I promise you this guy will be worth reading.

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On Software Teams

It’s been about half a year since I threw out my My Programming Manifesto, and I’ve started to collect some things that I missed the first time around.  As always, you should be reading this as “..while there is value … Continue reading 

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Call me a Utopian, but I want my teams flat and my team members broad

One of many things I love about Ayende is the tagline in his blog “Specialization Is For Insects,” which brings me to my point this morning:  over the long run a flat team of generalists with healthy overlap between skillsets … Continue reading 

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