Notes from NYC AgileDay2015

Self managed org.Doug Kirkpatrick Alternate system to traditional bureaucracy Only 29% of the employees are engaged Claims to have setup ad run a large factory without any bosses - self managed - Morning star Human beings are the ultimate movers - org is just a structure to facilitate Millennials are used to instant communication - … Continue reading Notes from NYC AgileDay2015


Scaling Teams

A lot has been written about this and as always the final solution seems to depends on the teams and the nature of the system. My team is finally at a stage where we need to grow up from a team of 8 - 10 to about 30. This is our stab at organizing ourselves while keeping … Continue reading Scaling Teams

Knockout JS – Separate Model from View Model

Knockout JS follows a MVVM approach. In the simple examples the ViewModel seems to hold two kinds of things: attributes of the Model object functions operating on the Model - typically via GUI interaction While this is fine for smaller apps, as apps get bigger there is a growing need to define the Model clearly and … Continue reading Knockout JS – Separate Model from View Model

Choosing a JS MV* framework

JavaScript frameworks these days remind me of early J2EE days. The first headache is sifting through and choosing (hopefully) the right framework. The task is made more difficult since there are several excellent contenders. I narrowed it down to three:  AngularJS Pros: Backed by Google and some pretty smart people. Complete solution with MV*, binding … Continue reading Choosing a JS MV* framework