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Pilot Madness!

​Like many forward-looking Salesforce partners, we’ve been enrolling in the new developer pilots that are hitting the streets now.Here’s some public background links on the various pilots in progress now.(Note these are historical links from...
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Confluence Templates for All

​One of the many truly useful features of the Confluence enterprise wiki are page templates. Along with Confluence templates for sprint planning, retrospectives, and Go-No-Go decisions, we have checklist templates for routine maintenance, rolling new versions, and...
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Why Scrum is SMART

In the same way that every US citizen should read the constitution now and again, every Scrum developer should review the actual Scrum Guide from time to time. Hallmarks of the framework are a prioritized backlog, timeboxed iterations (1-4 weeks), daily scrums, and a...
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JIRA: Our nexus of truth

Once upon a time, when CVS ruled the earth, we used issue trackers, like Bugzilla and JIRA, to organize defect reports and help us squash bugs, over the web.Before long, the development community realized that it was helpful to plan all code changes with an issue...
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Life as a Service

First it was “Software as a Service”, pioneered by folks like Salesforce.com, back when the century was turning. ​Today, more and more of the things around us are becoming “as a service”.Safari Books Online is bringing us...
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Yoda User Stories

The best way to avoid losing the benefit is to write benefit-driven stories.For this benefit, as a user role, this capability I need.The key is to lead with the benefit — since folks won’t forget to include the capability.Of course, Yoda phrasing gets...
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