Our Mob Programming Team Interviewed on .NET Rocks

We have finally hit the big time!!! Our Mob Programming Team has been interviewed by Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell. We had a lot of fun, and want to give a HUGE thank-you to Carl and Richard: THANK YOU!  It was a wonderful experience for us, and we really appreciate the chance to share our …

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Get a good start with mob programming

Author: Per Jansson A Note From Woody: This is a guest article provided by Per Jansson.  It was posted on his blog and he has graciously allowed us to reproduce it here. Here is a link to his blog: http://pichdude.wordpress.com/2013/09/15/get-a-good-start-with-mob-programming/ Thanks Per!!! This is the story about how we in our development team used mob programming …

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Mob Programming Presentation and Dojo Session Video

By Woody Zuill The folks at vNext OC recorded the Mob Programming presentation and session I held at the April 10th 2013 meeting in Newport Beach, California. The video covers the presentation, and the first 20 minutes of the coding dojo part of the session. If you have nothing to do for the next few hours, please …

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Happiness – A Guest Article by Llewellyn Falco

Llewellyn Falco has visited our Mob Programming team many times.  I asked Llewellyn if he could write a guest article for us about his experience with Mob Programming, and here it is.  Thanks Llewellyn! I have had a different experience. I sat with a team that was happy, joyful even. They were hopeful, energetic and …

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Jim McCarthy Visits The Mob

McCarthy Bootcamp This week Jim and Michele McCarthy brought the McCarthy Bootcamp to San Diego (with the help of the amazing Erik Meade, and perhaps a few other local Agilists). This post isn’t about the Bootcamp or the Core Protocol – which are well worth reading about and experiencing.  You can learn more about these and …

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Failure to Communicate

Individuals Individuals are pretty much the smallest chunk of humanity available for doing software development, and  probably for a lot of other things too. Individuals are a key part of software development. Regardless of what we disagree about, we can hopefully agree that at some point an individual has to do something, or we end up with no …

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Team, Team, Team, Team, Team – I even love saying the word: Team.

You ever watch The IT Crowd? There is a nice little skit in an early episode where the boss [Denholm] fires a whole floor of workers who can’t work as a team, and then he prepares to fire the security team if they can’t work as a team. Here is a quote from Denholm just after …

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