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Experiences From Agile Projects Great and Small talk, delivered by Craig Smith and Paul King at the Open Source Developers Conference (OSDC) 2009 in Brisbane.

Experiences From Agile Projects Great and Small talk, delivered by Craig Smith and Paul King at the Open Source Developers Conference (OSDC) 2009 in Brisbane.



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Experiences From Agile Projects Great & Small (OSDC 2009) Experiences From Agile Projects Great & Small (OSDC 2009) Presentation Transcript

  • Experiences from Agile Projects Great & Small Craig Smith Dr. Paul King Suncorp ASERT
  • Welcome…
  • Image http://blog.theworkinggroup.ca/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/agile-manifesto1.gif Agile Manifesto
  • Agile Pyramid Approach Practices Principles Values Image http://media.photobucket.com/image/pyramid%20agile/lalframes/GreatPyramid.jpg
  • Scrum Practices Image http://blogs.conchango.com/Admin/ImageGallery/blogs.conchango.com/Colin.Bird/Scrum%20Overview%20Diagram.png
  • Image Beck, Kent – Extreme Programming Explained: Embrace Change XP Practices
  • Agile Lifecycle - Concept 5% Image http://legacy.lclark.edu/faculty/jsmiller/objects/idea_bulb.jpg
  • Agile Lifecycle - Initiate 10% Image http://propertymanagementgroups.com/MonopolyGO.jpg
  • Agile Lifecycle - Deliver 80% Image http://www.xdin.com/Portals/4/Images/develop-n-deliver.JPG
  • Agile Lifecycle - Deploy 5% Image http://www.pcfixexpress.com/images/happy_office.jpg
  • Project Sponsor Project Manager Program Enterprise Manager Architect Iteration Manager Tech lead Business Analyst Infra- Application Core structure Owner Lead Team Tester Bus. SME Architect Software Engineer Support Other key Analyst stakeholders Extended Team Image http://www.befitlifestyle.com/images/CorporateTeamHands.jpg Agile Team
  • Concept  Initiate  Deliver  Deploy Storycards & iteration management Collaboration Development environments Development tools Testing Continuous integration Deployment Monitoring Image http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_H0iqHTCqRyo/RfQyLHm8POI/AAAAAAAAABQ/-ZGsV-p-aVs/s400/evolution.jpg Agile Tools Timeline
  • Agile Team Practices Image http://www.flickr.com/photos/87791108@N00/1182442244/
  • Daily Standup / Scrum
  • Daily Sitdown Image http://frederatorblogs.com/monsters/files/2008/04/conferencecall.jpg/
  • Image http://www.nogeekspeak.com.au/uploaded_images/image/Geek%20Speak.jpg / Post Standup Standup
  • Iteration Open/Kickoff/Demo
  • Image http://www.acousticsciences.com/articles/weak-link-chain.JPG Combine Meetings
  • Retrospective
  • Image http://www.xqa.com.ar/visualmanagement Iteration Length / Define Done
  • Software Development Practices Image http://www.redmolotov.com/images/designs/turn-it-up-to-eleven-tshirt_design.jpg
  • 100% code Daily pair rotation coverage from unit tests Continuous improvement through retrospectives All production code paired and test-driven High levels of automation Minimal design up front Light-weight metrics to but an appreciation monitor progress for when such design made sense Customer focused outcomes Full continuous integration Developer Practices
  • Increase Productivity Boundary testing Disposable tests Automate immutability, cloneability & null Inversion of control Auto mock creation checking Autogenerate random test data
  • Collaboration
  • Development environments Image http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/compiling.png http://img.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2007/07_01/hammerDM0607_468x584.jpg
  • Development tools Image http://www.cornetdesign.com/images/bowling_all2s.jpg http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_9kQQgQD35rY/SaV5p8YBGhI/AAAAAAAAAkg/HOvlhIo7yGI/s1600- h/06_Red_Green_Refactor.JPG
  • Clover
  • IDE Plugins
  • RYO IDE Plugins
  • • d VCS: FishEye/SVNStat
  • Testing tools Image http://blogs.msdn.com/blogfiles/willy- peter_schaub/WindowsLiveWriter/VSTSRangersProjectsWCFLoadTestToo.0Ships_7D80/CLIPART_OF_13165_SM_2 .jpg
  • Selenium
  • JMeter
  • Continuous integration
  • Hudson
  • Deployment tools Image http://www.serena.com/images/products/dimensions-deploy/deploy-illustration2-286-23.jpg
  • Tableaux
  • [...] <configuration> <container> > mvn cargo:deploy <containerId>tomcat5x</containerId> <type>remote</type> </container> <configuration> <type>runtime</type> <properties> <cargo.remote.username>username</cargo.remote.username> <cargo.remote.password>password</cargo.remote.password> </properties> </configuration> <deployer> <type>remote</type> <deployables> <deployable> <groupId>war group id</groupId> <artifactId>war artifact id</artifactId> <type>war</type> <properties> <context>optional root context</context> </properties> <pingURL>opt. url to ping to know deployed</pingURL> <pingTimeout>opt. timeout (default 20000ms)</pingTimeout> </deployable> [...] Cargo
  • Cucumber Feature Feature: Deployment In order to use the latest version of testApp A support officer should be able to Check that testApp.war has been deployed to the remote machine Scenario: User deploys Given app testApp When I deploy Then the testApp.war file should be deployed to remote Cucumber / Capistrano Step Definition [...] When /^I deploy$/ do Dir.chdir(@app_dir) do system "cap deploy:setup" system "cap deploy" end end Then /^ the testApp.war file should be deployed to remote$/ do [...] Deployment Tests
  • Monitoring tools Image http://www.monitoringsoftwareonline.com/files/QuickSiteImages/computer_plus_magnifying.jpg
  • Splunk
  • Tools Maturity Beginner Intermediate Advanced Collaboration Storycards & Deployment iteration Development tools management Monitoring Testing Development environments Continuous integration
  • Project Characteristics
  • Project Duration Image http://kenyonreview.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/daylight-savings-time.jpg
  • Image http:// www.dilbert.com Project Type
  • Resistance Image http://www.espacelaurent.com/pushback.jpg
  • Image http://www.community-links.org/linksuk/wp-content/images/kiss.jpg Design Constraints
  • Equipment Tools Facilities Image http://api.ning.com/files/IR6j1-Mhm*VYT3GrA0Sw3H8BN8oNNT0dmyiVrzFELl*K2Jytrg4DWxeivLmwsB-LCSzEcB9YlM- My5vti1VmjGIRgnFy6rgd/thecubes.jpg
  • Distributed Teams Image http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/homes/tcrowley/earth.jpg
  • Distributed Pairing: DocShare
  • Distributed Pairing: Virtual Dev
  • Collaboration: Story Walls
  • Virtual Collaboration: XPlanner
  • Virtual Collaboration: Jira
  • Virtual Collaboration: Agilo
  • Virtual Collaboration: Confluence
  • Distributed Retrospectives
  • Virtual Planning poker
  • Facilities
  • People & Roles Image http://i.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/multimedia/archive/00998/Tesco-bread_998381c.jpg
  • Influence (@waterfalldave) Image http://www.vimeo.com/user1195135/videos
  • Image http://www.flickr.com/photos/10916984@N03/998818127/ Agile Coach / Experience
  • Co-Located Customer Image http://tulsatimeapr.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/customer-service.jpg
  • Image http://www.agile-software-development.com/2007/03/what-if-my-agile-development-colleagues.html Embracing The Wider Team
  • Wider Team: Test / QA Image http://tucowsinc.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2007/03/qa-analyst.jpg
  • Image http://www.stellman-greene.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2007/08/business-analyst.png Wider Team: Business Analyst
  • Wider Team: Infrastructure Image http://incredimazing.com/static/media/2009/03/15/a236aad0d04d6fe/So_You_Want_To_Be_A_Network_Engineer.jpg
  • Image http://www.icef.com/uploads/pics/berlin_2007_training_03.JPG Wider Team: Change Manager
  • Wider Team: Usability Image http://www.infodesign.com.au/images/usabtest.gif
  • Image http://www.ekidnaworld.com/media/image/explore_characters_pickme_05-01-2009-10-19-37_large.jpg Attracting Quality Staff
  • Third Party Vendors Image http://www.investmentz.co.in/ImagesAsit/VendorsL.jpg
  • Change Image http://www.freefoto.com/images/04/33/04_33_13---Euro-Coins_web.jpg
  • Bottom Up Image http://www.xqa.com.ar/visualmanagement http://home.pacbell.net/fantomdj/dk/donkey_kong_barrel.gif
  • Top Down Image http://www.xqa.com.ar/visualmanagement http://www.greenenergyinvestors.com/index.php?act=Print&client=printer&f=2&t=2991
  • Share & learn from experiences Image http://www.sourcejuice.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/03/share-expertise1.jpg
  • That’s Time... Image http://www.northshorecity.govt.nz/SiteCollectionImages/Services/Transport/Public%20Transport/transit-lane-sign.jpg
  • Want More Information? Craig Smith http://www.suncorp.com.au http://www.agileacademy.com.au craig.smith@suncorp.com.au @smithcdau Dr. Paul King http://www.asert.com.au paulk@asert.com.au @paulk_asert
  • Acknowledgments Suncorp is one of Australia and New Zealand's largest diversified financial services providers, supplying banking, insurance and wealth management products to around 7 million customers through well-established and recognised brands such as AAMI, Australian Pensioners Insurance Agency, Shannons, Vero, Asteron and Tyndall, as well as Suncorp and GIO. Today, Suncorp is Australia's fifth largest bank and second largest domestic general insurance group, with over 16,000 staff. Suncorp has representation in 450 offices, branches and agencies throughout Australia and New Zealand. ASERT is one of Australia’s leading suppliers of development services, mentoring and training in Agile, Web Services, Web Applications, Java, Groovy and Grails.