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Programming by Emptying the Disagreement Domains

July 28, 2015 | Tags:

Emery's Law

May 1, 2015 | Tags:

Diagnostic assertions

October 24, 2014 | Tags:

Using Git With Subversion Repositories

October 23, 2014 | Tags:

Testing and Team Effectiveness

October 15, 2012 | Tags:

Standardize Practices to Aid Moving People Around?

October 10, 2012 | Tags:

Page Object Puzzle

February 24, 2012 | Tags:

Testing with Variables

December 29, 2011 | Tags:

Not an Estimating Problem (Lightning Keynote)

December 3, 2011 | Tags:

Frank(enstein), Victor, Shelley, and Igor: Tools for Testing iOS Applications

November 10, 2011 | Tags:

Towers Episode 1: The Reclining Ribcage

January 18, 2011 | Tags:

What JUnit Rules are Good For

January 4, 2011 | Tags:

Using Rules to Influence JUnit Test Execution

December 15, 2010 | Tags:

One Small Thing

December 13, 2010 | Tags:

The Certification Prime Directive

November 4, 2010 | Tags:

Questions to Explore Problems

August 30, 2010 | Tags:

A Human Bias Toward Standards of Perfection

July 29, 2010 | Tags:

Bob and Dale Chat about Social Challenges at Work

June 20, 2010 | Tags:

Problem Statement Smells

June 5, 2010 | Tags:

Four Layers in Automated Tests

March 15, 2010 | Tags:

Tradeoffs

December 9, 2009 | Tags:

Writing Maintainable Automated Acceptance Tests

November 23, 2009 | Tags:

Too Much To Ask

May 29, 2009 | Tags:

Enthusiasm as a Human Resource

April 20, 2009 | Tags:

The Anatomy of a Responsibility

March 9, 2009 | Tags:

Planned Response Systems

February 19, 2009 | Tags:

Beware Accounting Errors

December 31, 2008 | Tags:

Testing is an Information Service

December 30, 2008 | Tags:

Interviewing Characters: Follow the Energy

September 10, 2008 | Tags:

Loopy Conversations: What versus how, means versus ends, requirements versus design choices

July 29, 2008 | Tags:

Introducing Gibberizer: Automated Gibberish

June 22, 2008 | Tags:

Key Bindings in Eclipse/RCP Applications

June 7, 2008 | Tags:

Developing Story Ideas by Clustering

May 22, 2008 | Tags:

Code coverage does not imply test coverage

May 21, 2008 | Tags:

Scenes and Beats

May 9, 2008 | Tags:

Writing Excuses Podcast

February 13, 2008 | Tags:

Writing with Variables

February 12, 2008 | Tags:

Non-parallel parallels

October 24, 2007 | Tags:

The CwD Shuffle

October 20, 2007 | Tags:

Leading Horses to Water

August 16, 2007 | Tags:

Example of a professional book sales pitch

January 12, 2007 | Tags:

Outlining and strawberries

January 10, 2007 | Tags:

DaNoFiWriMo Progress

October 28, 2006 | Tags:

Reflections from DaNoFiWriMo Week 3

October 23, 2006 | Tags:

Reflections from DaNoFiWriMo Week 2

October 17, 2006 | Tags:

Reflections from DaNoFiWriMo Week 1

October 8, 2006 | Tags:

What Questions Do You Have About Resistance?

September 29, 2006 | Tags:

Rewriting the Story of Resistance

September 28, 2006 | Tags:

DaNoFiWriMo

September 28, 2006 | Tags:

Naming Unit Tests

March 27, 2006 | Tags:

Role

March 15, 2006 | Tags:

Information

March 15, 2006 | Tags:

Multitasking and Conflict

November 3, 2005 | Tags:

How I Became a Coach

August 4, 2005 | Tags:

The Acceptance Question

August 2, 2005 | Tags:

The Pecker Principle

August 1, 2005 | Tags:

Motivation

May 18, 2005 | Tags:

The Unbearable Lightness of Faking

April 14, 2005 | Tags:

Test Classes in Isolation and in Collaboration

April 14, 2005 | Tags:

The Resistance as a Resource Game

April 8, 2005 | Tags:

Effectiveness

March 11, 2005 | Tags:

The Unwritten Rule of the Unwritten Rule

March 3, 2005 | Tags:

Guidelines for Defining, Writing, and Maintaining Policies

March 1, 2005 | Tags:

What Do You Want From Tests?

February 22, 2005 | Tags:

The Ladder of Delegation

January 26, 2005 | Tags:

Promoting Change When People Prefer Familiarity

January 17, 2005 | Tags:

Permission to Help

October 17, 2004 | Tags:

The Structure of Power

August 20, 2004 | Tags:

Resource

August 20, 2004 | Tags:

Appreciation

August 19, 2004 | Tags:

Manipulation

August 17, 2004 | Tags:

Empower

August 17, 2004 | Tags:

Power

August 17, 2004 | Tags:

Your Needs for Workshops about Power and Leadership

August 15, 2004 | Tags:

The Law of Conservation of Frustration

August 11, 2004 | Tags:

Valuing Activity

August 4, 2004 | Tags:

Technology

August 4, 2004 | Tags:

The Purpose of Automation

July 21, 2004 | Tags:

Planning

July 15, 2004 | Tags:

Leadership

July 13, 2004 | Tags:

The Prime Project Failure Factor

June 6, 2004 | Tags:

Agility and Service

June 5, 2004 | Tags:

Trust, Disappointment and Choice

June 4, 2004 | Tags:

Misrepresenting Mehrabian

May 6, 2004 | Tags:

Emery's Ironclad Test of Best Practices

May 5, 2004 | Tags:

Project Watch: Olympic Stadium

May 5, 2004 | Tags:

Confusion is Information

May 4, 2004 | Tags:

Interacting Flows: Value, Authority, and Communication

May 3, 2004 | Tags:

Dimensions of Software Testing

April 29, 2004 | Tags:

Aggregates and the Imbalance of Power

April 6, 2004 | Tags:

A Spiral Method Writing Session

March 6, 2004 | Tags:

Experiences with The Spiral Method

March 6, 2004 | Tags:

The Spiral Method for Writing Zeroth Drafts

March 6, 2004 | Tags:

Testing Needs and Wants

March 4, 2004 | Tags:

The Structure of Values

February 26, 2004 | Tags:

Tests for Listening

January 19, 2004 | Tags:

Strategies for Stability

January 13, 2004 | Tags:

Crucial Conversations

January 4, 2004 | Tags:

My Favorite Books of 2003

January 4, 2004 | Tags:

Judging

December 31, 2003 | Tags:

A Story of Resistance Resolved

December 4, 2003 | Tags:

A Relationship is a Story

December 4, 2003 | Tags:

Appreciate the Work

December 3, 2003 | Tags:

A Simple Measurement

December 2, 2003 | Tags:

Plan for the Present

November 12, 2003 | Tags:

Books about Writing

November 11, 2003 | Tags:

Writing with Power

November 11, 2003 | Tags:

Writing the Natural Way

November 11, 2003 | Tags:

Writing from the Inside Out

November 11, 2003 | Tags:

Writing Down the Bones

November 11, 2003 | Tags:

Style

November 11, 2003 | Tags:

Being a Writer

November 11, 2003 | Tags:

Directives

October 30, 2003 | Tags:

Defensiveness

October 30, 2003 | Tags:

The Change Agent's Offer

September 30, 2003 | Tags:

Empowerment

September 29, 2003 | Tags:

Significance

September 17, 2003 | Tags:

The Null Process

September 16, 2003 | Tags:

Third Person Underhanded

September 15, 2003 | Tags:

Good Questions

September 12, 2003 | Tags:

Risk and Commitment

September 11, 2003 | Tags:

Divide and Conquer

August 20, 2003 | Tags:

Estimates Are Not Commitments

August 11, 2003 | Tags:

Frames of Reference

August 2, 2003 | Tags:

Sustaining a Group

July 31, 2003 | Tags:

Open Space Technology

July 31, 2003 | Tags:

People Resist Change?

July 30, 2003 | Tags:

Can't

July 29, 2003 | Tags:

The Weight of Words

June 26, 2003 | Tags:

Defining Project Success

June 25, 2003 | Tags:

Congruence and the Prime Directive

June 24, 2003 | Tags:

The Second Directive

June 23, 2003 | Tags:

Creating Empathy

June 11, 2003 | Tags:

The Benefits of Failure

June 10, 2003 | Tags:

Don't Be Nice, Be Real

June 9, 2003 | Tags:

Famous Leadership Case Study

June 4, 2003 | Tags:

The Value Question

June 3, 2003 | Tags:

Willing to Change

May 21, 2003 | Tags:

Discouraging Generalizations

May 19, 2003 | Tags:

The Cheeseburger Talk

May 13, 2003 | Tags:

Meet People Where They Are

May 10, 2003 | Tags:

The Broccoli Principle

May 7, 2003 | Tags:

Saying Yes, Letting Go

May 6, 2003 | Tags:

After All We've Done for Them

May 5, 2003 | Tags:

Alison's Advice Advice

May 1, 2003 | Tags:

Banish the Scope Creep

April 30, 2003 | Tags:

Sincerity

April 28, 2003 | Tags:

Turning to One Another

April 24, 2003 | Tags:

I Don't Have Time

April 23, 2003 | Tags:

Dale Emery, Bureaucrat

April 22, 2003 | Tags:

Reversing the Definition Game

April 16, 2003 | Tags:

Quality is Time

April 15, 2003 | Tags:

Alignment, Accountability, and Priorities

April 11, 2003 | Tags:

Walking to the Horizon

April 10, 2003 | Tags:

The Responsibility Razor

April 7, 2003 | Tags:

Success, Belief, and Identity

April 4, 2003 | Tags:

Joy, Value, and Meaning

March 31, 2003 | Tags:

Managing Yourself Through Change

March 24, 2003 | Tags: