Retrospective of Vivatech 2018

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail A return of experience from Vivatech, the biggest startup conference in Europe We had the chance to be invited by the Institut Mines-Telecom to participate to the 3rd Vivatech conference in Paris. We attended mostly to meet with various companies and discuss about Stenusys Scrumboard but we also took time to attend few conferences … Continue reading Retrospective of Vivatech 2018

Scrum hoax #1: The black box syndrome

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Fighting lack of transparency in your Scum implementation Better transparency is one of the key value proposition of Scrum and one of its pillar. Several parts of the framework are designed to help it and make sure to keep stakeholders aware of the progress. More often than not, this does not work as expected … Continue reading Scrum hoax #1: The black box syndrome

A branching strategy for Scrum using Git

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail A branching strategy in adequacy with the Scrum model. Scrum is a great framework. If you do not know it, you should check it out and then come back here ! Defining a branching strategy suitable for Scrum is not so simple, here is a proposal. Scrum is designed to develop product among iterations … Continue reading A branching strategy for Scrum using Git

How to setup PostgreSql datasource with Wildfly ?

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Tech tips: Get a clean PostgreSql – Wildfly configuration Pretty much all applications require some sort of persistence. Strangely enough, it is not always trivial to set up properly connection between your application server and your database, or to do it in the best way. In particular, putting together Wildfly, one of the most … Continue reading How to setup PostgreSql datasource with Wildfly ?

Why software engineering matters

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail From startup to leader, the secret truth of software engineering What Spotify, Criteo, Uber, Airbnb and Netflix have in common? Of course, they are young tech companies extremely successful in their fields. But beyond that, they have invested a lot in software engineering. Just like other great tech companies like Google, Facebook or Amazon. … Continue reading Why software engineering matters

Should a Scrum Product Owner have technical skills?

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail The difficulties of dealing with technical requirements in Scrum In agile transformation projects, the position and scope of the Product Owner role is often source of confusion. Most agilists get that it is about translating user wishes into stories. Functionally it seems OK (thus it is not always easy to do). But a software … Continue reading Should a Scrum Product Owner have technical skills?