A colleague of mine, Jason Carter, who recently went through Sitecore training, offered some insights into the training on a recent post of his. I thought this particularly well-timed given my recent post on topics not covered during Sitecore training.
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Continuous refinement is always in need when working in an agile delivery framework. The first thing you learn when you adopt a framework is that it does not work for all situations. Scrum, like other models, works really well in particular development situations. Sometimes, however, you need to transition your team to something leaner for a particular project that doesn’t fit into the regular delivery cadence.
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This past week I had the pleasure of pair programming with a new member of our team at nonlinear. I don’t say that sarcastically, as it actually was a lot of fun to bring another person into the fold, fresh off of Sitecore certification. It’s also been a while since I’ve done any pair programming, and it really lets you see how much learning we do on the job, project after project.
Instead of putting our new team member on a “make-work” project to have them get their feet wet, it was time for sink-or-swim time! As the week rolled on, we started realizing some of the gaps that Sitecore training just cannot prepare you for.
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