Monthly Archives: March 2010

Crafting a Passionate Presentation

Today something clicked for me. I’m working on my lightning talk for XP 2010, entitled The Product Backlog Hinders Value Creation. I typically do from six to twelve “real” presentations a year, and I want to be good at presenting. … Continue reading

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The Customer’s Agile Manifesto

The agile manifesto ( was created by a group of very bright and experienced people. However, these people all came from the supplier side of software development, something that’s evident already in the third of the four value statements: Customer … Continue reading

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CFO’s Case for Frequent Releases – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, I showed how frequent releases and prioritizing features increased the value of a project. In this Part 2 we’ll see what happens when things don’t go exactly according to plan.

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CFO’s Case for Frequent Releases – Part 1

You may have heard or read that frequent releases can improve project economics and ROI (return on investment). Here’s the math.

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