There are “Super Early Bird” tickets (available until 31st May 2016 or until sold out) at £295.00 each; and “Early Bird” tickets (available until 31st July 2016 or until sold out) at £350.00 each.
Fancy a two-day conference and a beach party? If so, then Agile on the Beach is the ticket for you. Tickets are now on sale. If you get in there quickly, you might even get one of the reduced tickets at£295 (full price is £350). Go to Agile on the Beach tickets for more details. The billed… Read More »
How to improve on a guess Guessing (aka intuition or expert judgement) is probably the most common method of estimating that we use, but also the most inaccurate. Most people fall into the trap of giving a single answer when asked for an estimate. Don’t. Instead, offer a minimum (lower bound) and maximum (upper bound) AND a… Read More »
Story points and velocity are probably the most well known tools for estimation in Agile environments. They are the basis for predictability with Scrum. To begin with, we should be clear on what a story point is. Most people reading this will have heard at least one definition, and probably more than one. I’m going to… Read More »
Introduction In 1908, a guy at Guinness found a way to measure which types of barley produced the best beer-brewing yields: he called it the “t-statistic”. However, because Guinness was paranoid about giving away trade secrets, he had to publish his ideas under the pseudonym “Student”. Although we now know his name was William Sealy… Read More »
“Agile AND a beach party? Sounds like my kind of thing” was my response when a colleague asked me if I was interested in going to Agile on the Beach 2013. And it didn’t disappoint. Nearly 200 people converged on the university at Falmouth, UK, for 2 days of agile-based presentations and workshops, split… Read More »
On Friday 6 September 2013, I delivered “Kanban Style: a story about how THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP has used Kanban” at Agile on the Beach in Falmouth. I would really value your feedback on how it went. Please fill in the questionnaire below: Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world’s leading questionnaire tool.… Read More »
I’ve secured a place to talk at Agile on the Beach on 5-6 September. This 2-day conference, hosted in Falmouth, comprises 30 UK and International agile speakers and brings together 200 people to explore, evolve and find out what it means to be truly agile and lean in business; from its culture to product development… Read More »