Flipping your Kanban board columns is a cheap way to reduce multitasking and stress. Eventually, it contributes to a more sustainable pace.
As software people, we live in a complex-system world. To leverage on its non-linear effects, we need to multiply weird experiments.
Becoming business partners grants us freedom to refactor. Careful though, we must not over-abuse this trust if we want to maintain this partnership.
When we, developers, earn enough trust from business people, we become their business partners. As such we enjoy a lot more freedom to refactor.
How to improve a factual business case for a refactoring to make it even more compelling to business people.
With a bit of discipline, we can make a factual business case for a large scale refactoring that business people won’t resist.
In 2005, professors Bizer and Petty showed something interesting about human behavior. People make more efforts to avoid what they don’t want, than to get wh...
Have you ever tried to talk about refactoring with business people ? Most of the time, the matter is pushed aside or received with rolling eyes … A few weeks...