Archive for the ‘Process’ Category

How to choose a technology

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

A while ago somebody asked for guidance on which database technology to use for a new application. Even though our part of the organization uses mostly Microsoft technology, there still is a lot to choose from. In the .NET space Microsoft currently offers five distinct ways to access a database: ADO.NET Core ADO.NET Entity Framework […]

Is Using Branches to Isolate Features Bad?

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Lets look at the two of the requirements we have for our development teams: The mainline in version control has to done at all times Work has to be checked in before leaving the office The second requirement conflicts with the first one which can cause a mainline to be broken for days or even […]

Just how mature is your process?

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Last year we were audited for CMMI level 3 and we received the certificate for that level. At the time I didn’t particularly care since I had other things to do but this morning I found two great articles by Tyner Blain on CMMI. The first one (CMMI Levels explained) covers the basics and explains […]