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Should your SCRUM team assign story points to a Spike?

Mark Salvino
August 17, 2015 / No Comment

Our team has been discussing the pros and cons of assigning points to a Spike, and trying to determine what our approach should be. In case you are unfamiliar with the term Spike (in regards to agile development), the definition according to agiledictionary.com is: A story or task aimed at answering a question or gathering […]

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Communication

Zac Jones
August 13, 2015 / No Comment

As a web designer, my tendency is to be a bit more introverted and I often want to immediately start working on a project, as opposed to meeting in person with a client and brainstorming. I try to fight this inclination as much as possible. But often what happens is that the vision I have […]

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Using the Kendo Grid in an Unorthodox Manner

Chris Finlayson
August 12, 2015 / No Comment

Recently I worked with a business requirement in which I wanted to leverage the Kendo Grid in an unorthodox manner. In particular, I wanted: the grid on the form with other values, have a checkbox column along with a ‘check all’ header noting a selected row, change the grid values based on a form’s dropdown […]

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Validating a Business Idea

Shane Kercheval
August 10, 2015 / No Comment

Let’s say you come up with a great idea; the next big product or service. How do you know what the next steps should be? What should you do? At a high-level, the next steps are to validate (or invalidate) all of the assumptions in the list below. You validate assumptions by running experiments that […]

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Building a logger using Caller Info attributes – Part 1

Jason Peterson
August 10, 2015 / No Comment

Welcome to the first of a multi-part discussion on logging and tracing for .NET applications. In this post, we will discuss using a C# 5 feature to include detailed file, member, and line number information when tracing. In future posts, we’ll discuss integrating this method with NLog to output log information to various data sources, […]

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Scrum – from a QA Perspective

Mike Curn
August 6, 2015 / No Comment

I work QA but am not solely on a QA team; I am a member of a Scrum team. Like the other members, this means I am a part of the development team, I just happen to specialize in QA practices. This is the first position at which I feel like I have the capability […]

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“You’re agile, why are you using Project?”

Phil
July 30, 2015 / No Comment

Recently, as I was putting together an enterprise scale SharePoint migration plan for a client, a colleague asked “Why are you using Microsoft Project? Why don’t you use a Scrum style Product Backlog instead?” An excellent question I thought and one I’ve encountered before. For the record, Scrum is my project management framework of choice […]

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Downloading Attachments from TFS

Grant Erickson
July 28, 2015 / No Comment

A few weeks ago I was supporting a client who had attached a significant number of files to various work items in a project and wanted to be able have them all in a folder. The time required to download these files by hand seemed daunting. Rumors around the office were that someone on the […]

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When to Use and Not Use var in C#

Tom Faust
July 9, 2015 / No Comment

Many languages, particularly scripting languages, have a loosely typed variable type named var. In these languages, var can hold any type of data. If you place a number into a var then it will be interpreted as a number whenever possible. If you enter text it will be interpreted as a string, etc. ‘var’s can […]

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Design Process and Creative Control

Zac Jones
July 9, 2015 / No Comment

As a UX designer when starting a project it’s not uncommon for me to hear the client say they know exactly what kind of design they want. At first when this happened, it seemed great because I felt like I had a clear vision of what the client wanted and thought I could probably create […]

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