Avoid the Bug as Task anti-pattern in Azure DevOps

Avoiding the “Bug as a Task” anti-pattern in Azure DevOps is crucial for agile teams. The article by Martin Hinshelwood emphasizes that treating bugs as tasks can lead to a lack of transparency, promote low-quality work, and hinder planning predictability. Instead of hiding bugs, teams should prioritize and address them transparently, ensuring effective communication and collaboration. Treating bugs as backlog items forces teams to evaluate their creation and handling processes, ultimately leading to better agile practices. 🐛❌🔄📈🤝

Avoid the pick-n-mix branching anti-pattern

For the last few days I have been working with a customer in the UK on a grass roots engagement to help them solve their source control issues. They have ended up with a pick-n-mix branching anti-pattern and could not see the way out. The pick-n-mix branching anti-pattern is something I encounter quite often and […]