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Dealing with emergencies in Agile Teams

WikiName: ScrumDealingWithIncidents
Every Agile team has to deal with whatever they've put out in the wild next to their "regular" work. How to handle the - by definition - unknown load of production emergencies when you're trying to achieve a stable pace? You can deal with emergencies by performing triage to either reject, defer or accept. You can set up a buffer to absorb some of the uncertainty, and finally you should make sure that you take the time to reduce the number of emergencies by building quality in. If you find you are mostly doing maintenance, you can consider doing Kanban.

Speaker at Mini XP Days 2011

WikiName: SpeakerAtMiniXPDays2011
Yeah, I'll be there with Marco, yapping away... :-)

(Test Post) Oh, wat een leuke blog!

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(Test Post) Having a rough day

WikiName: HavingARoughDay
Bleh. Today was a rough day. Read on to see me gripe about stuff.

(Test) iPad Game Review: Neuroshima Hex

WikiName: ReviewNeuroshimaHex
The best board game for the iPad, and certainly the best looking one.

(Test) Book Review: The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi

WikiName: ReviewTheWindupGirl
The Windup Girl is about a dystopian future where fossil fuels are gone and bio-engineered plagues run rampant around the world. This book won five awards, and do I agree?