Nordic Agile starts tomorrow. Maybe there are a few seats left if you haven’t registered already?
(Continued from Accelerated Agile on Øresund Agile 2008.) After two days of workshops, Wednesday was the conference day. Two sessions specifically addressed distributed Scrum: having teams, or part of teams, in different geographic locations. The presentation by Scrum co-creator Jeff Sutherland was great but also a bit utopian while the other, by Arto Vihavainen and… Continue reading Øresund Agile 2008 Conference Day
Yesterday I participated in the Accelerated Agile workshop at Øresund Agile 2008. It was attended by both developers and non-developers. Some parts of the workshop were common for the two groups and others were separate. Me and another developer actually did both TDD and pair programming! BestBrains, the company that organized the workshop, had prepared… Continue reading Accelerated Agile on Øresund Agile 2008
Today, on the first day of Øresund Agile 2008, I attended the Agile Architecture workshop held by Jim Coplien. He is a really great speaker! Some things that stuck in my head: Don’t use TDD, it destroys architecture because it makes the programmer focus on individual methods, losing the bigger picture on the way Don’t… Continue reading Agile Architecture on Øresund Agile 2008
I can’t help keeping an eye on ThoughtWorks so here comes a followup on I read that ThoughtWorks is looking at Sweden: According to Ola Bini’s ThoughtWorks comes to Sweden and Marcus Ahnve’s Joining ThoughtWorks, Starting Office in Stockholm they will be the ones manning the ThoughtWorks Swedish office that opens in June. By the… Continue reading ThoughtWorks opens Swedish office in June
Swedish telecom operator TeliaSonera has introduced a mobile data service where you agree to view ads on every web site visited. This service is provided by a company called Novarra. The ads are part of the deal, so the customer get what they pay (or rather don’t pay) for. It also seems that they filter… Continue reading “Novarra”, or “Surf Closed” or “How to put ads on all websites”
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Click to enlarge: The Øresund Agile 2008 conference runs 9-11 juni in Malmö, Sweden. Full conference program will be available on March 15.
If I wasn’t content about living in my corner of Sweden, I would have knocked on ThoughtWorks door a long time ago. I consider them to be one of the most interesting companies around and some people I admire work there, most notably Martin Fowler and Dan North. Today I read in Ola Bini’s blog… Continue reading I read that ThoughtWorks is looking at Sweden