Daily Archives: March 21, 2014


The Corruption Of Agile Development – InformationWeek

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The Corruption Of Agile Development
InformationWeek
Many people over the years have discussed their distress with the religious tone that cloaks the implementation of Agile practices.

Ryan Seifert‘s insight:

Agile done right is amazing; agile is rarely done right.

 

I’m sure we have all heard how great agile is as well as many agile nightmare stories. Personally, I think it boils down to company culture, team interaction, and agreeing on what agile includes. Agile starts at the personal level and is a decision that each team member needs to embrace. You can be using agile and decide to remove commonly accepted practices such as TDD, scrums, etc if the team agrees that they are not needed. Agile is flexible and responsive by nature; it embraces change even in its rituals.

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Announcing the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 (DK2)

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Since the launch of the Oculus Kickstarter, we’ve been focused on building the best virtual reality platform. The original development kit was a strong starting point that showed the world a glimpse of presence, but its shortcomings prevented it from delivering great VR. Almost exactly one year after shipping the original dev kit, we’re pleased to announce DK2, the second development kit for the Oculus Rift! The second development kit features many of the key technical breakthroughs…

 

Ryan Seifert‘s insight:

I cannot wait to get my hands on one of these. The VR leap this device makes is incredible. I think they have just barely scratched the surface of what will be possible with this new type of display and interaction.

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