Aug 4, 2019
SPaMCAST 558 features our essay Story Points – Leave Them, Don’t Love Them. Story Points are not evil and they may be useful in some circumstances. But like most tools, at some point, they lose focus. They have outlived their usefulness, therefore, I will leave them when at all possible.
This week, Jeremy Berriault brings his QA Corner to the podcast. We talked about focus. How much focus is enough and how much is too much? Mr. Berriault has an opinion and stories to back his opinion up.
Re-Read Saturday News
In Chapter 15 of Thinking, Fast and Slow we explore two types of fallacies. Logical and conjunction fallacies can impact any process improvement effort, typically in a manner that does not benefit change.
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SPaMCAST 559 will feature our interview with Al Shalloway. Rarely do I bring guests back so quickly, however, Al has a number of important ideas to share that only recently began to see wide distribution. We talked about the troubles dogging classic agile, using a scientific approach to change, and FLEX. This was a long discussion . . . it was so riveting that I lost track of time.