Monthly Archives: October 2009

My Favorite System Deploy Story

I just remembered this and regaled the newer members of the team with this amazing story that happened when we rolled out our new enterprise lab management system a few years ago. The end result of all of our processes … Continue reading 

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How We Do Things – Testing Part 2

This content comes solely from my experience, study, and a lot of trial and error (mostly error). I make no claims stating that which works for me will work for you. As with all things, your mileage may vary, and … Continue reading 

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How We Do Things – Evolving our TDD/BDD Practice

This content comes solely from my experience, study, and a lot of trial and error (mostly error). I make no claims stating that which works for me will work for you. As with all things, your mileage may vary, and … Continue reading 

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How We Do Things – Planning Part 2

This content comes solely from my experience, study, and a lot of trial and error (mostly error). I make no claims stating that which works for me will work for you. As with all things, your mileage may vary, and … Continue reading 

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Attribution and Analogy

Brief pause to correct and address a couple of things. In my post Quit Living in the Past – Practices Evolve I used an analogy about hand washing in hospitals. It was later brought to my attention that Uncle Bob … Continue reading 

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How We Do Things – Evolving our Planning Practice

This content comes solely from my experience, study, and a lot of trial and error (mostly error). I make no claims stating that which works for me will work for you. As with all things, your mileage may vary, and … Continue reading 

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How We Do Things – Who we are, Where we were, Where we stand

This content comes solely from my experience, study, and a lot of trial and error (mostly error). I make no claims stating that which works for me will work for you. As with all things, your mileage may vary, and … Continue reading 

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How we do things – Preamble and Contents

This content comes solely from my experience, study, and a lot of trial and error (mostly error). I make no claims stating that which works for me will work for you. As with all things, your mileage may vary, and … Continue reading 

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Quit Living in the Past – Practices Evolve

In 1846 it wasn’t a required practice for medical professionals to wash their hands or equipment when treating a patient. In 1847, Ignaz Semmelweis experimented and discovered that incidences of maternal death from Puerperal fever at Vienna General Hospital were … Continue reading 

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Well-constructed != Over-architected

Let’s imagine for a moment that we’re building a dog house for our beloved family pet. We want it to protect Rover from the elements, be a comfortable place for him to escape the sun and relax, and in general, … Continue reading 

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