Using an MVP mindset to deliver products and even stories iteratively and just enough.

Today I went on a long walk and had some great time to think. During my walk I thought out how an MVP mindset could be used at other levels within software development. In an agile environment we often talk about doing development using an MVP (minimum viable product) mentality. We refer to the much used example by Henrik Kniberg and turned into a video by The CRM Team found

How do I know if my kid is oriented to coding?

How do I know if my kid is oriented to coding? Coders come in all shapes and sizes. They solve complex problems like guiding a rocket to the moon, calculating the decay rate of nuclear material, or determine the next prime number. But they also design and code beautiful websites and develop incredible games that keep teenagers glued for hours or days.   I am not going to talk here about the

Games and Coding Come Together to Build Important Skills in Kids

Kids and games go hand in hand.  Kids use phones, laptops, PCs, and gaming consoles today to play a myriad of different games.  Games are almost ubiquitous for our kids.  As parents we are often concerned that our kids are spending far too much time in front of a device playing these games.  Research suggests that too much time as a consumer of games and similar entertainment can negatively impact

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Coding can be Fun

Coding Can Be Fun When we think of coding we often think of ones and zeros and command lines and writing boring programs, but learning to code, especially for kids, can be a blast. Today there are a lot of really fun options to teach kids coding.  In this article, I am going to talk about two of them.  Over the last few years I have had experience with two

Why teach kids to code?

Why Teach Kids To Code? Parents often ask why it is so important for kids to know about coding.  While it is true there is only a small percentage of people who end up in careers where they actually do programming, that isn’t really the point.   It is true that in the next decade governments across the world are predicting large deficits in technology graduates compared to business needs.  But,