Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Testing Diamond and the Pyramid

This posting is about the challenges of testing applications and building quality in with a solid testing strategy. All good software engineers know that they should be writing units tests, but still due to a number of reasons they don’t … Continue reading

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The ABCs of Software Requirements Prioritization

One of the best and simplest approaches I have used to help teams get clarity and focus around feature prioritization has been to categorize each feature by an A/B/C prioritization. Using this approach can help provide the balance necessary to … Continue reading

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The Context Leadership Model

The Context Leadership Model shown below is a model that I have written about in an Agile2004 Experience Report, IEEE Software and in the book “Stand Back and Deliver: Accelerating Business Agility” (Free Chapter or Amazon) The following post is … Continue reading

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The Purpose Alignment Model

I often see teams struggle with aligning their development approaches with the market strategy of how their product is going to be successful in the marketplace. To be successful, a product must do something really well that solves a particular … Continue reading

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