Month: December 2008

XP Day 2008

I spent Thursday and Friday last week at XP Day 2008. The conference changed its format from last year. Rather than being a conference aimed at people wanting to do Agile Development it focused on people who do Agile development. This meant the sessions changed rather than being introductory or “how to” material they became …

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Oredev

I have been at the XP Day conference for the last two days but before I blog anything about that conference I want to record a few notes about Oredev last month. The first thing to note about Oredev is that it is big. About 900 people. While the topics cover, and type of attendee …

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Gemba – Lean tour

Jason Yip works for ThoughtWorks in Australia. He is currently (or maybe was) on a Lean study tour in Japan – I’m jealous, where do I book mine? – and he’s blogging about his findings. Well worth reading, so far several points have stood out for me: • Andon cords are being pulled all the …

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Books for Product Managers

Turns out books about Product Management are a little likes buses: None then 3 turn up at once! I’ve been looking for a good book on Product Management for a while so I was interested to see Tuned In by Craig Stull, Phil Myers and David Meerman Scott published. I’ve not had a chance to …

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