Category Archives: agile
I will be at Agile Tour Grenoble Thursday next week. My talk will be an Introduction to Scrum. Come if you are interested in getting the basics about Scrum. In the meantime, Agile Tour Besançon is just starting today! Then, we’ll … Continue reading
I am giving a 3-day TDD training session at Valtech Training premises, from Monday, October 6th. I’ll introduce a Coding Dojo, like we did in the TDD training last week.
In the past three days, I have taught Test-Driven Development to a group of Java developers in Brittany. I thought it was a good idea to arrange an inpromptu Coding Dojo. That contained a moderate risk, as all dojos I … Continue reading
Many people have asked me to talk about the A4 Reports that I have introduced on one of our projects. I’ve postponed this for a look time, but I finally got around to do it. The idea came from the … Continue reading
With Agile 2008 just around the corner, superlatives abound: “largest Agile conference in the world“, “premier international conference in agile development“, “a production team of highly respected Agile experts“, “spans the whole spectrum of agile practice“. Participating companies are also … Continue reading
I have recently started a new assignment as a member of an architecture team, which had not happened to me in a while. In the past few years, I have been working as application developer and/or agile coach, occasionally fighting/collaborating … Continue reading
Agile Tour is a series of conferences taking place in several cities in France and Switzerland, in October 2008. It aims at spreading the gospel of Agile methods to places outside capitals that have not seen many conferences or user … Continue reading
I have refered a couple of times to the presentation by Jeffrey Fredrick and Alistair Cockburn. Jeffrey used it in a “How to introduce CI” session at CITCON London 2006. I also mentioned that a CI Game had been implemented … Continue reading
I first wrote the title of this post in the form “how small should the stories be?”, leading to the apparently obvious answer: “as small as possible”. It is in fact slightly more complex.
A journalist from Journal Du Net interviewed me a couple of weeks ago on the tools and (agile) practices we use at Valtech.
In preparation to our holiday trip in Indonesia planned for August, I’ve taken to read stories and legends about Hinduism and Buddhism (though a Muslim country for 90% of the population, Indonesia is the host of Borobudur, the largest Buddhist … Continue reading
Cédric Dhénin from TV4IT has an interview of me talking about TDD (in French).
At AgileOpen, A session I suggested was particularly lively: Should Agilists Regroup? A couple of weeks ago, I had listened to the Naked Agilists podcast, where Brian Marick had expressed his view that the Agile population had been diluted in … Continue reading
I just returned from AgileOpen France, an Open Space Technology conference organized by Bernard Notarianni, RaphaÃ«l Pierquin and Emmanuel Gaillot, in the footsteps of AgileOpen Europe. All in all, it has been a good conference.
The AgileOpen France conference is opening this Wednesday for 3 days, and I am going with my colleagues Etienne and Yannick.