VersionOne & Industrial Logic Partner to Deliver World-Class Agile eLearning

Posted August 10, 2011 by Joshua Kerievsky in Training

Read the Businesswire story about this new partnership… Industrial Logic is very pleased to announce our partnership with VersionOne. We are excited to offer our innovative Agile eLearning to a broader market to ensure the overall success of enterprise agile adoption.
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Songs: Smaller Batches in eLearning

Posted July 19, 2011 by Joshua Kerievsky in Training

As you may know, our online learning (http://industriallogic.com/shop) uses a music metaphor in which our content is organized into albums, box sets, playlists, compilations, etc. Every album we have is composed of tracks. We’ve recently been measuring how long it takes people to get through our tracks.
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Fast, Frugal Learning with a Feature Fake

Posted June 7, 2011 by Joshua Kerievsky in Lean Startup

My colleagues and I recently developed and deployed our first Feature Fake, a fast, frugal way to learn whether users are interested in a feature before actually building it. I learned this excellent technique from Laura Klein, a Lean UX guru from UsersKnow, who was one of the distinguished mentors at the recent Lean Startup […]
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Return of the Horizontal Slice

Posted May 31, 2011 by Joshua Kerievsky in Lean Startup, Software Design

A vertical slice contains all of the essential layers (UI, persistence, domain logic) necessary for a user to experience a primitive yet working version of a feature.
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Test-Driven Development with Continuous Deployment

Posted April 27, 2011 by Joshua Kerievsky in Extreme Programming, Lean Startup, Test Driven Development

Continuous Deployment (CD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD) are two of the most powerful practices we use at Industrial Logic. Both of these practices help us rapidly deliver value to users while significantly reducing the stress of programming and releasing to our production environment.
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License to Kludge

Posted March 12, 2011 by Joshua Kerievsky in Lean Startup

A kludge is a workaround, a quick-and-dirty solution, a clumsy or inelegant, yet effective, solution to a problem, typically using parts that are cobbled together. — Wikipedia My colleagues and I have a license to kludge.
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Experimenting Vs. Productizing

Posted March 7, 2011 by Joshua Kerievsky in Lean Startup, Software Design

The first stand-alone, eLearning software product that Industrial Logic produced in 2004 was a commercial failure that taught me some valuable lessons about being an entrepreneur and programmer. The product was Refactoring to Patterns Interactive (RTPI), an eLearning class based on my best-selling book.
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Bargain Hunting

Posted December 28, 2010 by Joshua Kerievsky in Agile Transition, Lean Startup

High value at low cost. There’s nothing quite like finding a bargain.
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Seven Design Transformation Strategies

Posted November 12, 2010 by Joshua Kerievsky in Software Design

What are the moves you make when improving the design of software? Over the past 4-5 years, I’ve been observing, naming and using a set of design transformation strategies that have provided guidance and a handy vocabulary for making and talking about software changes.
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