Monthly Archives: June 2014


Does automation result in job cuts?

Despite this blog largely being about technology, I often talk about people. This is because Continuous Delivery (CD) is not just a tool – it is a mind-set. If the people are not on board, you won’t get anywhere. The trouble is, people tend to have a polarised opinions about CD. Individuals often either love it or hate it. This…


Woodland creature story sizing in practice

Today was my last day in Oslo, a chance to reflect on NDC and spend some time with the people I met. I had the pleasure of spending my last day with @toddhgardner, @mgasca, @reverentgeek and @timgthomas. Somewhere between the Maritime museum and the Viking museum we got talking about estimating, velocity and feature sizing. I mentioned that some time last…