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Day 29 – Auxano Sprint 4 & Scrum Mastering

I was worried yesterday that we might not complete all of our tasks for this sprint, and unfortunately it looks like we’re going to come up a bit short before the cut-off point tomorrow. We’ve had a LOT of un-planned-for...

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Day 28 – Auxano Sprint 4 & Scrum Mastering

The second half of this week is gonna be intense. Trying to do extra scrum master things on top of regular developer tasks has now been added to a few unexpected extra non-sprint-work things I have to do by the...

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Day 27 – Auxano Sprint 4 & Scrum Mastering

Day two of being scrum master! I don’t think I did as much for the group today as I was able to do yesterday, but I did get our burndown chart created and will keep that updated throughout the week...

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Day 26 – Auxano Sprint 4 & Scrum Mastering

Today is the first day of my week as a the project Auxano Scrum master. I’ve been waiting for this opportunity to see how I perform in the role pretty much since day 1. I started the day off by...

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Auxano Sprint 3 Review & Retrospective

We wrapped up our third 1-week sprint for project Auxano today, and I wanted to show off some of our work. Check out some of the screenshots below, and watch our demo/review with feedback from Improving’s Gary McCants! Project Auxano...

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Day 24 – Auxano Sprint 3

I can feel where my brain has stretched to fit all the new things I’ve learned today… or maybe that’s just a headache from not having any caffeine and staring at a computer screen for 14 hours. I can’t really...

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Day 23 – Auxano Sprint 3

Got a bit more sleep last night fortunately, but I’m still a bit worn down due to the blocks set in my way by the Time Activity view. Gonna get that knocked out today (or as close to knocked out...

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Day 22 – Auxano Sprint 3

Whew, today was slow. I got a requirement clarification last night when I actually read to the bottom of an email sent out to the group and discovered that what I thought was done was not really done. I created...

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Day 21 – Auxano Sprint 3

This weekend was a good weekend! Probably the best one since starting boot camp which is encouraging. I finally made some time to go out to eat at a local sushi place, and went to see X-Men: Days of Future...

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Day 20 – Auxano Sprint 2 Review & Retrospective

It might just be me, but the past four weeks have been a roller coaster ride. Highs, lows, plenty of turns, getting flipped upside down… but hey – we’re halfway through the boot camp, and I’ve experienced some major breakthroughs...

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Day 19 – Auxano Sprint 2

Today I fiddled around with @Html.ActionLink(string.Format(“{0} {1}”, very, doge), “Place”, “Thing”, null, null, null, null, null, null, null… hashThingy, new { @stuff = “more stuff”}), and made some new “dynamic” links that update when the values of an Improver’s reported...

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Day 18 – Auxano Sprint 2

Days go by quickly when you’re enjoying your work! Scrum: Yesterday, Jon and I worked on setting up the passport controller and view. Today we’ll continue working on those and exploring the MVC framework. I hope to watch the whole pluralsight...

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Day 15 – They Did Call It “Boot Camp”

…and after three weeks I’d say that’s a fair statement. – Auxano Sprint 1 Review & Retrospective – Given my state of mind by 6pm on Friday, I decided to take some time over the weekend to reflect on our...

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BC Day 9 – Auxano Mini-Sprint

Daily Scrum: Yesterday we did three 1-hour mini-days, and learned quite a bit more about setting up a development environment and Git – not so much about actually coding together, but it was a productive learning experience nonetheless. Ramp up...