Clever Neologism
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Why would teams use the Fibonacci sequence for story points?
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Because the complexity of interactions in a system scales non-linearly with the number functional components. To a first approximation, let's say you have three components in a system that all ...

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How to deal with a team of Cowboy coders?
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They're programming on their own, Why is this a problem? Are you wanting them to pair program? If so, please rethink ;). without much interaction with other members Why is this a problem? If ...

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Estimating user stories at the start of the project so that the PM can determine a quote for the client
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I can see several red flags here: 1) Your stories as posted have no acceptance criteria. How is the customer/PM going to be able to tell whether something is complete besides personal whim? 2) Your ...

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Getting support for a software system rewrite?
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What is the best way to advocate or lobby management for a complete rewrite of this system before some disaster strikes? It's all about ROI. Calculate how much time your development team currently ...

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How can we be doing "Agile" development if our manager constantly sets our priorities?
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It doesn't seem to me that this is "Agile" development in any sense of the word. It's more like Waterfall, or perhaps best described as "chaos." Am I right in thinking that this is not how ...

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