Culture of “Done”

Posted By Phillip CaveSoftware Development Engineer Simplicity. Why do we, in general, get so hung up on getting stuff done? There are a few things that I wish everyone could experience. One of them is driving on the autobahn in a Porsche 911 at over 200km/hour (or, if you are like my colleague Dave Kelley,…

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Embedded Agility – Manage Work in Process

Posted By Phillip CaveSoftware Development Engineer The introduction to this series on Embedded Agility summarized the transition and ongoing transformation of Windows Embedded to a delivery model based on Lean thinking. That first post outlined 3 basic tenets: Define small customer based experiences (user stories) Make all these experiences visible within the execution process in…

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Agility, Team work and Pragmatism

Posted By Phillip CaveSoftware Development Engineer This week the extended developer (SDE) leadership team in Windows Embedded had a lively discussion around “agile” and how to foster a collaborative team effort. I followed up with the extended leadership team to help them understand some of the nuances of the transformation we are making. The discussion…

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Embedded Agility – Make All Work Visible – Part 2

Posted By Phillip CaveSoftware Development Engineer Last time I presented the first part of this post. In this post I dive deeper into making work visible and discuss the pragmatic application of it. The introduction to this series on “Embedded Agility” summarized the transition and ongoing transformation of Windows Embedded to a delivery model based…

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Embedded Agility – Make All Work Visible – Part 1

Posted By Phillip CaveSoftware Development Engineer Last month I provided an overview of Agile software development in Windows Embedded and set the table for some great follow-up posts. In this post I dive deeper into defining work and the value of making it visible. The introduction to this series on “Embedded Agility” summarized the transition…

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Embedded Agility - Define Small Customer Experiences

Posted By Phillip CaveSoftware Development Engineer [UPDATE from J.T. (7/30/12) – Phil has now become a blogger on the site and I’ve moved this post to his page] Last month Phil Cave provided us with an overview of Agile software development in Windows Embedded and set the table for some great follow-up posts. In this post Phil…

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Embedded Agility – A Transformation Story

Posted By Phillip CaveSoftware Development Engineer [UPDATE from J.T. (7/30/12) – Phil has now become a blogger on the site and I’ve moved this post to his page] Last year a small part of the Windows Embedded team began using Agile software practices to improve their quality and productivity. Their experience was so successful that over the…

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