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Please try again later. There was lots that will be familiar to Agile practitioners, and there was lots that you’ll recognize as happening in your own organization, both good and ill. Paperbackpages. If your organization builds systems of any kind, chances are that some of the methods and approaches that it uses came originally from the Atlantic Systems Guild.
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Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies: Understanding Patterns of Project Behavior by Tom DeMarco
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My favourite is templatd Zombies”, which I think is pretty self-explanatory, but “One Throat to Choke” is also very good. As far as patterns books go, this one was pretty light on the “pattern” part.
There are a few interesting nuggets. When you assess your situation and follow your next hunch, you’ll have the collective wisdom of six world-class consultants at your side. Except for the concept of the blue zone, which I like and which I had never seen explicitly described before, even the patterns I liked are not really teaching me a lot that I didn’t already know.
In “Practicing Endgame”, the idea is that you should be thinking about and testing against your release criteria continuously, as opposed to leaving that till the end. Seasons for Change On the other hand, if you’re jhnkies running a team or three, it couldn’t hurt to leaf through here to remind yourself what you’re doing right–and what you need to fix.
Templaet it comes to the names given to the different patterns, there are some hits and some misses. As such, I got the feeling of “yes, I’ve seen this before” but nothing that told me “ah, this is why this happens.
Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies: Understanding Patterns of Project Behavior
There is a lot of information presented here with very little fluff. Cider House Rules Showing of 24 reviews. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
With agile we usually have technical teams with full time members, focusing on the iteration at hand. My Cousin Vinny So, in summary, the patterns in the book cover many different project behaviours. View table of contents. The short stories are zombied to read and again a book which contains a lot of stuff to think about zombiez as software engineer. A wonderful book which briefly outlines common patterns experienced in real life projects.
When you assess your situation and follow your next hunch, you’ll have the collective wisdom of six world-class consultants at your side. Die teils lustigen, teils aber auch sehr tragisch Situationen werden im Buch eingehend beschreiben und mit Warnhinweisen versehen. Selbst erfahrene IT-Projektmanager finden hier noch das eine oder andere Muster bzw. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.
Shipping On-Time, Every Time A worthwhile read, but be very selective about what you read. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Not the same calibre as other writing by Demarco and Lister.
There was lots that will be familiar to Agi As far as patterns books go, this one was pretty light on the “pattern” part. You’ll pick up some practical tips and advice from this book as well, but by far the most valuable thing is being able to describe stuff that you’ve always known about, but never had words for.
False Quality Gates If you’ve been in software development for a few years, most of the stuff the authors write about will seem very familiar. To ask other readers questions about Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombiesplease sign up. Start Free Trial No credit card required. On the other hand, there are a number of examples of anti-patterns from it seems process-heavy larger companies, for example “False Quality Gates” documents are check for format, not contents”Paper Mill” and “Orphaned Deliverables” both deal with places where the measure of progress is documents, not working softwareand “Cider House Rules” rules are made by people unconnected to the project.
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