Archive for May, 2010

Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortensen and David Oliver Relin

I say Greg Mortensen should get the Nobel Peace Prize if he is being considered and if he is not being considered, he should certainly be considered!  Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortensen and David Oliver Relin New York Time Best Seller – Book review  As many of us do, I tell myself that education is the one thing that changes everything, education will make the most significant difference.  I believe this to be true, so easy to say.

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AGILE DEVELOPMENT METHODS AND SOFTWARE QUALITY

May 13th, 2010 4 Comments

“Quality is more than the absence of bugs” In recent years, a strong trend has emerged toward the use of “Agile Methods” for development of software and of software-intensive systems. While many forms of Agile exist, they tend to be characterized by values such as “communication, simplicity, feedback, courage, respect” (Extreme Programming [“XP”], Ref.1) and “Interactions and individuals over processes and tools; Working code over comprehensive documentation; Customer collaboration over contract negotiation; and Responding to change over following a plan”

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