Category Archives: Review

Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products (2nd Edition) – Book review

This is one of the most inspiring and efficient books I’ve ever read[1]. Agile mindset lives on every page of the book. The publication touches many PM areas and puts an agile cover on them. This might be a challenge to finish reading the book with no understanding the agile approach in IT projects. Agile thinking is revealed sometimes explicit, sometimes more subtle throughout the whole content.  

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The Clean Coder – Book review

This post is a review of a book for professional programmers. The Clean Coder: A Code of Conduct for Professional Programmers [1] is the complete title of the book. The book is written by Robert C. Martin (aka Uncle Bob) [2]. This publication is a must to read and being familiar with for professional software developers. All the content has a profound foundation based on the Robert C. Martin’s experience. The author gives guidelines how a professional programmer acts.

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Spring Web – Four Day Workshop

IMG_2300This post is a short overview of the Four day workshop about Spring Web. The full name of this course is Building Enterprise Web Applications using Spring MVC. I participated in the course this week. This is the latest version of the course. An exam aligned to this edition should be available soon.  

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Scaling Agile: A Lean JumpStart – Book review

This post is a short review of book Scaling Agile: A Lean JumpStart. The purpose of this book is introducing into scaling Agile using Lean Thinking. In my opinion it is recommended to have at least basic understanding of Agile principles and how they work in practice before diving into scaling area. It is about Agile, not only about Scrum.

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[Scrum master] a servant-leader or just a leader?

According to The Scrum Guide™, “The Scrum Master is a servant-leader for the Scrum Team”[1]. There are many articles on the servant meaning in the Scrum Master role. In theory leader does not have to be servant. Traditional leader is not servant [2]. The purpose here is to take a short look on these leader-related terms and realize how they are tend to be understood on a daily basis. Today the meaning of a leader goes towards the servant role. There is a common understanding of being to serve others rather than giving commands. It is not addressed only to Scrum Masters, this role is only an example.

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