Date and Time are more difficult than you think

April 25, 2020

We’ve noticed when helping programmers with unit testing, and from public bugs, that many developers don’t know how complex is Date and Time. In this video, we’re going through a few things about DateTime that are important for writing correct code and for avoiding bugs. From time zones, and the international date line, to relativistic... Read more

Gee Paw Hill & Alex Bolboac─â: XP, Change Harvesting and Camerata

April 24, 2020

This conversation is part of the Agile Challenges series. Alex Bolboaca is a programmer, CTO, author, trainer and coach at Mozaic Works. Mozaic Works provides high quality, customized training, coaching, and advice for companies who want to improve their effectiveness in the market, mainly through the use of modern leadership and technical practices. Check out... Read more

Remote Work in Agile

March 20, 2020

Brief Update: Due to our customers’ requests, we’ve just launched a new service: Since we are facing now a significant migration towards remote work, we decided to do a live stream and share our experience with working remotely in agile. Our experience includes a period of 9 months when Mozaic Works functioned as a completely... Read more

David Schmudde – Software, Art, Augmented Intelligence & Functional Programming with Alex Bolboaca

March 18, 2020

We had the chance to discuss with David Schm├╝dde, artist and programmer, passionate about functional programming, and tuned to the humanistic aspects of software development and computers’ role in society. We spent one hour discussing many interesting topics: functional programming, the humanistic aspects of programming, creating art with code, augmented intelligence, and the future of... Read more

Beginning the Scrum Master Role

March 11, 2020

In this video, we discuss with Diana about her experience when starting as a Scrum Master. Before becoming a Scrum Master, Diana was working in HR and was studying psychology as a second specialization. Although coming from outside IT, her inclination and her training in psychology helped her bind the team together and be appreciated... Read more

Biggest Challenge as new Scrum Master (video excerpt)

March 7, 2020

Diana shares her biggest challenge as a new Scrum Master. This conversation is part of the Agile Challenges series. Diana Istrate is a Scrum Master working in Bucharest, Romania. You can find her on LinkedIn: Visit the channel and subscribe

BDD in Practice with Liz Keogh

March 4, 2020

After discussing about Behavior Driven Development (BDD) history, scenario automation and unit testing, we go way beyond that. We discuss about Complexity, Cynefin Framework then about management and the biggest problems we now have in software development. We also discuss about the origins of the Three Amigos: one who has the problem, one who... Read more

Programming is a deeply Humanistic activity

March 4, 2020

In a recent series of tweets, I expressed my disappointment with the software development industry. One of the tweets has generated more conversations than I expected, so I decided to explain it in more detail. In this video, I’m presenting 3 reasons why programming is a deeply humanistic activity, and how this statement does not... Read more

Joe Yoder – Excerpt: Big Ball of Mud with Alex Bolboaca

March 3, 2020

One of the oldest software development communities is also one you’ve probably not heard too much about. We’ve had the pleasure to discuss the reach history of PLoP, design patterns, architecture, microservices, and many others with Joe Yoder. Joe Yoder has been involved for 25 years in the design patterns community (so-called Patterns Language of... Read more

The History of BDD from Liz Keogh

February 29, 2020

Liz Keogh tells the story of how Behavior Driven Development (BDD) started, its history and some more interesting details. This interview is part of the BDD challenges series. Liz Keogh is an independent Lean and Agile consultant based in London. She is a well-known blogger and international speaker, a core member of the BDD community... Read more