A recipe for enterprise agile. Mixing Scrum and Smart

Posted on 4 CommentsPosted in Agile, Agile SAP, Dashboard, Documentation, Enterprise architecture, iteration, Project management, SAP, Scrum, Service oriented architecture, Smart, Smart estimation, Smart use case points (SUCP), Smart use cases, Software architecture, Software estimation, sprint, User stories, XP

To cut to the chase, those of you who have worked on enterprise or service oriented projects before already know this. These types of projects are characterized by a large number of organizational, functional and technically complicating factors. Enterprise software development projects are surrounded by a large number of complicating characteristics and challenges: Many different […]

Smart use case stereotypes in service oriented projects

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Smart use cases are a great technique for specifying standardized requirements in many types of projects. Over the past few years we have smart use cases being modeled and written in projects using Java and .NET, as you might expect, but also in Sharepoint projects, business intelligence, service oriented projects and even SAP implementations. Stereotypes […]

Landelijk Architectuur Congres (Nieuwegein, Netherlands. November 2009)

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Shaping service oriented projects using smart use cases Landelijk Architectuur Congres 2009, NBC Nieuwegein. As a consequence of a succesful duo-talk at the Integrate Agile conference in the spring, Twan van den Broek (of Ciber) and I where invited to present the same material at the Landelijk Architectuur Congres (LAC 2009), however split into two […]

Service georienteerde projecten vormgeven met smart use cases [In Dutch]

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This post was originally written to be published as a chapter in an upcoming book on IT architecture. The book will be presented at the Landelijk Architectuur Congres 2009 in Nieuwegein, The Netherlands. This post will likely also be published in two parts in Software Release Magazine. Ondanks dat ik inmiddels al zo’n twintig jaar […]

Serviceorientatie vormgeven met smart use cases [In Dutch]

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This post was originally written to be published as a chapter in an upcoming book on IT architecture. The book will be presented at the Landelijk Architectuur Congres 2009 in Nieuwegein, The Netherlands. This post will likely also be published in two parts in Software Release Magazine. Ondanks dat ik inmiddels al zo’n twintig jaar […]

Follow the white rabbit! Exploring custom software development in Sharepoint

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This DevTweet column by @mariannerd and @aahoogendoorn is published in SDN Magazine, December 2009. @aahoogendoorn Where are you???? 🙂 @mariannerd I’m here. How was Vegas? @aahoogendoorn #SPC09 was great! Great conference! Good sessions, good speakers and wow… The SharePoint community is enthusiastic! Loved it! @mariannerd So we can finally deliver actual applications on SharePoint? Would […]

October 22, 2009. Talk. “Mission impossible? Applying Agile to the World of SOA and ERP”

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International SOA Symposium, World Trade Center, Rotterdam. (www.soasymposium.com) On October 22 and 23, 2009 the second international SOA Symposium will take place at the World Trade Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Just coming out of a highly successful agile SAP service oriented project (likely the first in it’s type in the Netherlands or even a […]

Pragmatic model driven development. Part I. Code generation scenario’s

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Note. This series of posts is also published as a Capgemini group white paper and published in Software Release Magazine (in Dutch, in two parts). With the economy at a low point in time, organizations and project are clearly resetting their goals. Long term multimillion projects are being halted, in favor of short, agile projects, […]

De bug als feature (in Dutch)

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This column will be pulished in the September 2009 issue of Software Release Magazine (www.release.nl). Eind augustus gleed er een opvallende leaflet in mijn gloednieuwe brievenbus. Een leaflet van McDonalds. Niet dat ik daar normaliter veel acht op sla, maar deze trok mijn onverdeelde aandacht. “Ook Utrecht Leidsche Rijn heeft nu een eigen McDonalds. Uniek […]

Checking for reusable services using smart use cases

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In any project, and especially in projects that run under a tight schedule – as most projects do these days, it is helpful to list all elements that can possibly be (re)used to crank up your project, such as guidelines, documentation templates, existing components, (web) services, frameworks. This can best be done early on in […]