Agile Perspectives PDC Workshop

As promised, here’s the deck Mary Poppendieck and I used during the workshop. We hope it was worth the attendees’ time. We encourage you to try new techniques we talked about and let us know how your agile adoption is going. For more information, visit Mary’s site.


Patterns & practices goodness – early Christmas

Earlier this week I’ve announced the releases of Enterprise Library 4.1, Unity 1.2 and Acceptance Test Engineering Guide BETA1. This is not all. Additionally, our group has just shipped: Application Architecture Guide 2.0 Beta 1 Distributed Agile Development at Microsoft p&p SharePoint guidance is coming soon too. You can check their current drop on Codeplex….


News: Acceptance Test Engineering Guidance BETA1

I am pleased to announce the release of the Acceptance Test Engineering guide BETA1. You can download it from Common Scenarios Addressed: How to Plan for Acceptance Testing What Kinds of Acceptance Tests to Run How to Create and Run Acceptance Tests Defining What “Done” Means How to Justify Your Approach Contents at a…


Just Released: Microsoft Enterprise Library 4.1 and Unity 1.2

From the floor of the Los Angeles Convention Center, I am writing this message in between many exciting PDC sessions and conversations with customers of Enterprise Library and other p&p assets. Microsoft patterns & practices is pleased to announce the twin release of Microsoft Enterprise Library 4.1 and Unity 1.2. What’s New in Enterprise Library…