4 Computer mavens always seem obsessed with the “Next Big Thing.” Problem is, the latest fad in the IT world often turns out to be a technological cul-de-sac – it’s neither next, nor big, nor even much of a thing. (Paul DiMarzio)
5 The Case Poor product quality Missed deadlines Overspent budget Dissatisfied client Low motivation
10 New Issues Average new issues per month 45% decrease
11 Key Contributing Factors Giving every team member responsibility for every action in the project Pairing of the team members Test driven development Regression testing Code reviews Test automation
12 Disclaimer (..) merely following a process, no matter how good it is, does not guarantee success. (..) no matter what process you follow, if you don't have skilled people on the team, you are going to find it hard to be successful. (Jonathan Kohl) Success = People
13 Conclusion A search for a perfect solution is a never ending journey and even if you don’t reach the destination you will definitely improve things along the way. The key is to take the things you need and lave the things you don’t regardless the latest hype of buzzword.