Posts Tagged 'jens-coldewey'

Feb 142013
 

In his unique style, Hillel Glazer clears up confusion — while perhaps even standing on one leg — around CMMI in this video. He says it’s what to improve, not how, and that every CMMI practice avoids a risk so you can use the practices as guides to finding where you have issues. Agile-and/versus-CMMI has been a topic of lots of debate recently here at Cutter. For example, Hillel wrote in “Agile vs. CMMI: The Debate Goes On“: Jens Coldewey’s Advisor “Why ‘Agile vs. CMMI’ Leads Down the Wrong Track” rightly argues that “Agile vs. CMMI” is not the right direction to go. However, he assumed a particular (and common) perspective about CMMI and in doing Read more

Code Does Not Hype

 Posted by on Nov 25, 2011  6 Responses »
Nov 252011
 
Code Does Not Hype

It is the story of my adult life. A VC dispatches me to some city to perform due diligence on a company he/she contemplates investing in. Upon arrival I meet the “reception committee.” It usually includes the CEO, the CTO and the CMO. Nine times out of ten the folks on the committee are intelligent, knowledgeable and accomplished. Moreover, they do their very best to charm me. I still remember the reception committee from the due diligence on Tideway I did for Apax Partners some seven years ago. The folks were awesome. I am fairly certain they could convince birds to fly off the tree if they chose to apply their very many talents toward Read more

Jul 102008
 

Software Engineering Radio, the world’s leading podcast on software development, published an episode on “10 Years of Agile Experience” yesterday. In this podcast Marcus Völter interviews me about introducing agile technology to different organizations, the experiences I made doing this job in the last 10 years, and stratgies I derive from this experience. The podcast was recorded in January at OOP 2008 in Munich.