Domain Driven Design Review

I write this article as a student of Domain Driven Design, and welcome comments from experience DDD practioners. When I’m on holiday I usually take something fairly brain dead with me to read, such as a Lee Child book. So I felt a bit eccentric reading this on the sun lounger while everyone else read…

Yes #Noestimates = Estimates, so let’s discuss estimates

Several people are tweeting and writing blogs criticising or even pouring scorn over #NoEstimates Let’s look at some of them: Ryan Ripley Categorizes the arguments for #NoEstimates into: 1. Estimation is difficult 2. Estimates and velocity are misused 3. Fixed Scope of work = Commitments 4. Estimates are waste He argues that the NoEstimates group…

Rapid Development Review

Rapid Development is a book written by Steve McConnell that I decided to take a chance on after I enjoyed reading Code Complete. If you work in software development, whether as a developer, a tester, a manager, or as a business analyst, buy this book! I got this book 2nd hand for £5. It’s such…