I am continually astonished at the number of teams I meet who have not yet established a stable velocity! I was speaking at DDD North recently and I asked the audience out of interest how many of them did something Agilish. About 70% of the audience were doing something Agile (Scrum, XP, DSDM, Wagile, Scrumban… Read more »

This is my final article in the series on building a mobile App. This is the fifth article in my series on building Apps. Part I covered the basics of vision and marketing. Part II was a discussion on the importance of reviewing App store guildelines. Part III covered writing requirements and Part IV was about prioritising those requirements. Part… Read more »

In Part I of this series we discussed the importance of having a marketing vision and plan before embarking on your new App project. In Part II of this series we discussed how one would go about reviewing App store guidelines prior to creating your App. In Part III I wrote a little bit about… Read more »

In Part I of this series we discussed the importance of having a marketing vision and plan before embarking on your new App project. In Part II of this series we discussed how one would go about reviewing App store guidelines prior to creating your App.

Lots of people have ideas for mobile apps these days. Every week we get approached by a potential client who has no technical background, but has a great idea for an App! This is the first in a series of blogs aimed at giving a little bit of guidance to first time App inventors on… Read more »

The topic of feature (or User Story) size is usually a surprising one for teams that are new to Agile. Teams are frequently used to working and releasing very large user stories. Although there is no definite “correct” size for a user story, my vague rule of thumb is that User Stories should on average… Read more »

For seven years I have been training, coaching and consulting on Scrum, Agile and lean software development practices. I have coached teams to deliver immensely successful projects in the public and private sectors and I have learned a huge amount along the way too!