XProgramming will transition slowly over to ronjeffries.com. Be there or be square.
Kate's Gang chat about estimates, time, and cost.
All too often, they change the priorities and our project gets cancelled, or put on "hold", before it's done. This is frustrating, demoralizing, and wasteful of resources. Ship it before they can stop you! This maximizes the value of your work, and reduces stomach acid, all at the same time.
Experience with Sinatra, and some thinking, cause us to look at a shift in approach. Martin Fowler was probably right.
Robin Dymond asked me to write about making stories small. Well, there's this.
Scrum top dogs announce combined site for Scrum definition.