eXPosures – Release/Iteration Planning at a Financial Company

Posted September 22, 2004 by Industrial Logic in Agile Transition, Coaching, Extreme Programming

Planning is critical to the success of your Extreme Programming project. We can help your team by guiding them through Release and Iteration Planning. Upon completion of your project’s first Release and Iteration plans, you will know how to conduct Iteration Planning meetings and you’ll understand when and how to update your Release plan. We […]
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eXPosures – Evant: A Successful ASP in San Francisco

Posted September 22, 2003 by Industrial Logic in Agile Transition, Coaching, Extreme Programming

Evant, this Application Service Provider (ASP) formerly known as Retail Aspect, embraced XP and is now reaping the fruits of that decision. Industrial Logic’s Joshua Kerievsky has participated on this project and photographed it for your viewing pleasure. The Evant XP engineering team, led by CTO Vraj Mohan and coached by Rob Mee, is featured in the visual tour below.
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Value Squares

Posted December 5, 2002 by Joshua Kerievsky in Coaching, Extreme Programming, Simulation and Games, Training

Value Squares is a game that teaches how the XP values – Courage, Communication, Feedback & Simplicity – map to XP’s practices. Players are asked a value question about a specific card and must decide which value is most applicable for that card.
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Retrospective Roulette

Posted October 3, 2002 by Joshua Kerievsky in Coaching, Extreme Programming, Simulation and Games, Training

An XP team can play Retrospective Roulette at the end of an iteration or project to assess how they’re doing. This game is played with the entire deck of eXtreme Programming Playing Cards.
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XP War

Posted by Joshua Kerievsky in Coaching, Extreme Programming, Simulation and Games, Training

XP War is a fast-paced game that resembles the old card game, War. The game is played with either all of the solution cards or problem cards from your deck of eXtreme Programming Playing Cards. Players compete to win the highest number of solutions or problems by comparing their values.
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electronic eXPlanations

Posted December 24, 2001 by Joshua Kerievsky in Coaching, Extreme Programming, Simulation and Games, Training

electronic eXPlanations Try electronic eXPlanations (this link will open the game in a modal) electronic eXPlanations is a Java-applet version of the game eXPlanations. This version of the game may be played by 4 teams of players. We play it with large groups by projecting the applet on to a large wall and dividing the […]
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Extreme Programming Playing Cards

Posted February 3, 2001 by Joshua Kerievsky in Coaching, Extreme Programming, Simulation and Games, Training

By popular demand you can:   We’re pleased to announce the world’s first deck of Extreme Programming Playing Cards. We created this 100-card deck to help people refine their understanding of Extreme Programming, improve the way they practice XP and have fun learning.
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eXPlanations

Posted January 24, 2001 by Joshua Kerievsky in Coaching, Extreme Programming, Simulation and Games, Training

eXPlanations is a game that challenges players to grapple with real-world problems and solutions that occur on Extreme Programming (XP) projects. The game is played with a deck of Extreme Programming Playing Cards. The game gives you a chance to practice with these situations, which are based on real experiences doing XP.
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