The Incremental Commitment Spiral Model

The Incremental Commitment Spiral Model (ICSM) book is based on the initial work of Barry Boehm about the Spiral Model in 1988. According to the authors ” Most of the problems in using the 1988 spiral model stemmed from users looking at the diagram and constructing processes that had nothing to do with the underlying […]

Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve your User Stories

Fifty Quick Ideas to Improve your User Stories is another book from Gojko Adzic, a consultant and author that already produced some very good books like Impact Mapping and Specification by Example. The goal of this book is to help people involved with Agile requirements to improve their discussion with the stakeholders and the planning […]

Introduction to Agile Methods

With their book “Introduction to Agile Methods”, Sondra Ashmore and Kristin Runyan have the goal to provide an introduction of the wide landscape of Agile software development approaches. A very ambitious goal in my mind. From the start, you quickly see that the content has a strong “textbook” flavor and this review might have a […]