13 09, 2013

Failure Tolerance, Iteration Length and Self-Organization

By | 2013-09-13T11:00:07+00:00 September 13th, 2013|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Process|2 Comments

Your iteration length should be equal to, or less than, the maximum amount of work your organization is willing to throw away. "But Andrew," you say, "We're not willing to throw away any amount of work! That is waste!" I've said it a thousand times, and I'll probably say it a few thousand more. Software [...]

9 09, 2013

Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate is available!

By | 2013-09-09T10:00:31+00:00 September 9th, 2013|Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)|4 Comments

At Build this week Steve Ballmer announced the blue wave of products from Microsoft. This included Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Client 8.1 and most importantly Visual Studio 2013 and Team Foundation Server 2013.