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Staying close to the Gemba in Software Development

There are several posts about how the Gemba walk is not necessarily suited to Software Development1 and is not enough when identifying areas of improvement in software development2. Based on my experience I agree. Executives or managers walking the floor … Continue reading

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Lean Software Development Principle – Build quality in

This is the second post in a series of posts on a journey into the world of Lean Software Development. The post will focus on some approaches to helping you build quality into your delivery. The people and culture I … Continue reading

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Using OpenJPA as your JPA implementation

In this post I provide an example of creating a persistence layer using Apache’s OpenJPA implementation of the Java Persistence API(JPA). I created the example using a TDD approach and I have ¬†once again used Liquibase to version control the … Continue reading

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Versioning your database using Liquibase

Delivering database changes through the various environments and into production has always required a lot of overhead. You would have to write scripts, keep track of the order that the scripts need to be run and provide detailed instructions to … Continue reading

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