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Erik Meade

Erik Meade has coached over 20 Extreme Programming teams, and is the often absent editor of JUnit.org.

 

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Agile 2005

Posted by emeade on August 3, 2005 at 12:05 AM PDT

I left Agile 2005 with that same excited feeling I got from Xp Universes and 16 bucks down...

Sanitary Software - OMG PLZ wash ur hands!

Posted by emeade on January 16, 2005 at 11:19 AM PST

Last month, I gave a no value added link to Kent Beck's Future of Developer Testing.

Knowing when to stop

Posted by emeade on January 9, 2005 at 8:43 AM PST

When will there be enough evidence that death marches are unsuccessful/unhealthy enough to prevent them?

Bugs and compliance

Posted by emeade on December 22, 2004 at 9:19 PM PST

The Patriot Act, among other things, requires companies comply with certain types of reporting. I can't help but wonder how bugs play into this... there have been reports that there is no way to get off of no fly lists, what if an off by one bug put you on one?

Kent Beck's Future of Developer Testing

Posted by emeade on December 13, 2004 at 10:46 AM PST

I saw a link to Kent Beck's Future of Developer Testing from Nov. 17th, on scene's clips. 60 minutes of Kent talking about Developer Accountability, Software Health and a few other things.

Got Sustainable Pace?

Posted by emeade on December 11, 2004 at 4:05 PM PST

So you think you got some Sustainable Pace, and you want to sharpen your axe, so what pops into your head? Fartlek!

Speed play - slowing down to go faster

Posted by emeade on December 9, 2004 at 8:35 AM PST

In my last entry, Fartlek - Increasing your Sustainable Pace, I introduced fartleking as a metaphor to increase sustainable pace.

Fartlek - Increasing your Sustainable Pace

Posted by emeade on December 5, 2004 at 9:50 AM PST

Those I have coached know when it comes to development I thump the TDD bible, but when it comes to business I preach Sustainable Pace.

10% XP + 32% Sabre = 42% productivity increase.

Posted by emeade on April 15, 2004 at 1:53 PM PDT

During the chaos of process change, Xp is a lightning rod. Everything wrong is because of Xp and once the dust has settled,

XP Universes

Posted by emeade on December 5, 2003 at 12:37 PM PST

The Xp Agile Universe 2004 Call for Contributions reminds me of Xp Universe 2003.