Motley says: “Agile doesn’t change testing – developers can just throw code ‘over the wall’ to the test team”

Summary     Motley: Developers should just throw the completed code “over the wall” to the test team when they are done. There is nothing different with testing in an agile world vs. a waterfall world.     Maven: Testing in an agile world is a completely different way of thinking about testing. “Testing” becomes…

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Motley says: “Just build the features, and they will come. Who needs a goal?”

  Summary     Motley: A successful development iteration does not need a goal. Just deliver some features and call it good.   Maven: A goal provides clarification on what the team is building during a development iteration. Goals provide rallying points for the team, as well as focus. Iteration goals aid in decision making…

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Motley says: “Planning Poker? I bet my estimates are better than yours!”

Summary     Motley: Wideband Delphi is overkill for smaller tasks. I would never invite a bunch of people to an estimation session to estimate a 20 hour task.   Maven: Planning Poker is a lighter variant of Wideband Delphi that provides similar benefits to Wideband Delphi but more efficiently. ______________________________   [Context:  Maven and…

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