Best of the Week (Nov. 3): Agile Zone
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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Agile Zone (week of Oct. 26 to Nov. 1).
"Hiring the right programmer for the job can be a daunting task. Why is that? Are there common pitfalls that can be avoided? Let's dig in!"
"This post is an excerpt from my new book, Conversational Git. The entire book is available online and its source is on GitHub. It’s designed to be a quick, accessible introduction for experienced developers."
"It was 2001 when a project manager first put my job title as architect on a statement of work. A lot has changed over the last twelve years. The concepts around what an architect is has evolved."
"The larger the effort, the more we need to estimate. And, the more your estimate will be wrong. The more we estimate, the more we have schedule games. The smaller your effort, the easier it is to estimate."
"Many software developers I’ve talked to have expressed interest in the idea of someday either starting their own business, or in some capacity working for themselves."