Agile DoD Part 2

I changed the title because the requirements changed.... Really. I woke up this morning and grabbed that first cup of java, it was really good as usual.   My wife makes great coffee, she does it every day without fail.   We don't even need to meet about it.   On that note, I grabbed …

Scott makes some good points and has great references, I consider it part 1.75, we will get to part two. Problem is requirements keep changing. Maybe I should be more agile?

Agile part 1.5

Agile (kinda) Why it is a challenge in the DoD. Part 1

How come everyone in the room is an old white dude? If you haven't read it, you probably should.  One thing I would like to is take it apart. My comments are in red. Manifesto for Agile Software Development We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. …

Business is personal.   I have written about this before but I find everyday that people don't realize business is personal.    You can say I am wrong but it doesn't matter the facts are simple. busi·ness (http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/business) [biz-nis]  Show IPA noun 1. an occupation, profession, or trade: His business is poultry farming. 2. the purchase and sale of goods in an attempt to make a profit. 3. a person, partnership, or corporation engaged in commerce,manufacturing, or a service; profit-seeking enterprise or concern. 4. volume of trade; patronage: Most of the store's business comes from local families. 5.a building or site where commercial work is carried on, as a factory, store, or office; place of work: His business is on thecorner of Broadway and Elm Street.   Politicians and businessmen …

Turning off the news and vote for a GenX’r

People have said to me throughout the years that it isn't just my right to vote but it is my responsibility.  I have voted and I have listened and watched the political bologna go on and on.   I have come to think of politics as I think of cancer, it is there and no …