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Valuable Products

We're measuring software value the wrong way The problem with talking about the “value” of software is that it is often perceived differently by people using it and people building it. Users increasingly expect software to change. However, when building software products, we (the creators) often fail to accommodate …

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Written by The Stakeholder Whisperer - - Aggregated on Wednesday March 9, 2016


Economy of Tests

This is a joint post with Mathias Verraes . You can expect more of these. A common complaint with teams that first try their hand at automated testing, is that it is hard, costly, and not worth the effort. On the other hand, supporters say that it saves them time . In this post, we’ll try to add some nuance to …

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Written by The Stakeholder Whisperer - - Aggregated on Monday January 5, 2015


Introducing Modelling by Example

For the last year I have been experimenting with the new approach to a Behaviour-Driven Development, which could be summarised as "Ubiquitous Language is a thing again". The core premise of this approach is that if you take Ubiquitous Language seriously and push for it in your scenarios, you open the door to doing a …

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Written by The Stakeholder Whisperer - - Aggregated on Friday October 3, 2014