Conducting Good Retrospectives

Photo by Jametlene Reskp on Unsplash This article was originally posted on mitchellhanberg.com Your team has probably experienced moments of success or failure, moments of working like a well oiled machine…

My takeaways from AgileIndy 2018

This year I finally decided to attend AgileIndy, although I’ve been toying with the idea for several years, and have been trying to practice (successfully or unsuccessfully) agile methods for…

Reading Lately — Teams, Orgs, and Vision

Previously I shared my “Reading Lately” list with a few books about motivation. Each publication from that list is still relevant in my thoughts, actions, and discussions with others at…

Building with Elm at SEP: Makes

Preface For the last few months, I’d been working on my side project Contact, a JSON REST API written with Elixir and Phoenix, designed to be the backend to an…

Why should I care what my code looks like?

Someone said to me recently “I don’t care what the code looks like, as long as it works.” This offended me because I take pride in making my code look…

What is Envision? Understanding SEP's Discovery Process

Envision is SEP’s unique collection of practices collected from different industries and approaches integrated powerfully together, designed to integrate with SEP’s collaborative development processes. The main goal of Envision is…

What is Envision? Understanding SEP’s Discovery Process

Envision is SEP’s unique collection of practices collected from different industries and approaches integrated powerfully together, designed to integrate with SEP’s collaborative development processes. The main goal of Envision is…

Is your IT project portfolio feeling Bloated?

We all live in a world of scarce and limited development resources. (If you don’t call me.) At the same time the pressure to deliver more, and faster is increasing….

Waste in the Software Development Process

There are different levels of waste in the software development process.