My favorite book for agile teams

Whenever I have worked with teams or Scrum Masters there has always been one book that I have recommended them to read. And now I'm happy to see that it has been updated.


How to not run an organization - the CIA version

I stumbled over this document dating back to World War 2 where the predecessor to CIA, the Office for Strategic Services issued a field manual on how to sabotage. Especially interesting are the sections on general interference with organizations and production.


Are you burning up or down?

You have probably heard the term burn-down and burn-up when referring to two different ways of tracking progress against some target in agile projects. but have you heard about the enhanced burn-down?


The Microservice is not what it seems to be

The microservice hype where every application that uses a service should be implemented as a series of microservices is a little unhealthy. Like most technologies; if you don't know what you are getting yourself into there will be problems...


TOP not only for SELECT

I actually never considered the case that the TOP clause in SQL can be used for other tings than SELECT. But is it really a realistic use-case?