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Business

Distilling Business Domains from a Ubiquitous Language

From Writing Great Specifications by Kamil Nicieja

A ubiquitous language has to be a language that grows out of blending technological expertise with business expertise in reasonable proportions. This article discusses how to ‘distill’ business domains from the ubiquitous language of a business or project.

Increase the Flow of Information Between Stakeholders



From Writing Great Specifications

By Kamil Nicieja

Writing Your First Gherkin Scenario

From Writing Great Specifications by Kamil Nicieja

This article dives head-first into writing specifications using Specification by Example and Gherkin.

How a Router Routes IP Packets between Broadcast Domains

From Learn Cisco Network Administration in a Month of Lunches
How a router routes IP packets between broadcast domains

How the Address Resolution (ARP) Protocol Resolves an IP Address to a MAC Address

From Learn Cisco Network Administration in a Month of Lunches
How Address Resolution (ARP) protocol resolves an IP address to a MAC address

Visualizing Workflows with WIP

From Kanban in Action
With a visualized workflow with WIP limits in action we will get some help in deciding what is the next good thing to work on. The animation has a few examples that help the team to know what to do.

Stop Starting and Start Finishing!

From Kanban in Action
WIP limits will help us to focus on stop starting and start finishing. Notice how the limit warns us when it's exceeded - this is a trigger for a discussion; 'What can we do to improve flow?'

Focusing Leads to Better Throughput

From Kanban in Action
In the following simulation we will see how doing fewer things, projects at the same time will lead to better throughput. Try it yourself.

Thinking about the future: What are your goals?

When it comes to career, most people don’t give enough thought to what to focus on and, as a result, their steps lack purpose or direction. This article, excerpted from Soft Skills: The software developer’s life manual by John Sonmez, talks about how to set goals and track them.

Thinking about the future: What are your goals? (PDF)

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