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TDD to reduce your stress

Recently a friend of mine found out she was pregnant. She was really stressed because she had a miscarriage just a little while ago. To reduce her stress level, the doctor prescribed an ultrasound (a test) even though it was early in the pregnancy. This story made ​​me think that, …

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Pyxis’ new team

For a few months now, Pyxis has been on a roll. In order to support our growth and to keep on the good work, we are happy to announce the creation of a team of vice-presidents: Martin Landreville, vice-president, development of solutions and products Marie-Christine Legault, vice-president, marketing and communications …

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nmon, a small tool to make your life easier

In my current term, we are developing a web application that must run on an embedded system. The embedded system uses the Ubuntu operating system, and both the CPU and memory are limited. During development, we faced a performance issue, but we did not really where it came from. Initially, we used Linux’ “top” command to investigate the performance problem. However, this …

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Pyxis receives a distinguished guest…

Agility has a strong momentum! Last night, at the Saint-James Club, there was the conference supper with the creator and author of Management 3.0, Mr. Jurgen Appelo. The conference was about Change Management 3.0. More than 150 participants had the opportunity to listen to and exchange with the new fan …

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Comprendre le rôle de l’architecte dans une transformation Agile

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Do you know the law of Demeter?

Some of you probably know the Law of Demeter, but a reminder doesn’t harm anybody: The fundamental notion is that a given object should assume as little as possible about the structure or properties of anything else (including its subcomponents). You will say: “Theory is nice but in practice how …

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Jurgen Appelo in Montréal to talk about Agile change management

Agile Montréal and Pyxis are pleased to welcome Jurgen Appelo for his first visit to Canada. He will be with us on May 30th to present Change Management 3.0. This conference supper will allow you to better manage challenges and obstacles that may arise from changes brought to your organization. …

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Give innovation a chance

Those who know me know that I love innovation and unusual gadgets. Just ask my friend Marc Laroche, who gave me as a gift a toilet paper dispenser… that is also a radio. When I saw a lot of cynicism towards Google’s Project Glass, I was a little disappointed.

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As a developer

do you think a Web ergonomist can help you make the code simpler?

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Pyxis is proud to offer a new course for Agile managers

Pyxis has formed an association with Jurgen Appelo and is adding the Management 3.0 course to its Agile training catalogue. François Beauregard will give this new course on April 18th-19th in Québec City, on April 25-26 in Geneva, and on April 30th and May 1st in Montréal. François is the …

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