Sander Hoogendoorn

In his roles of principal technology officer and global agile thoughtleader at Capgemini, Sander is involved in the innovation of software development both at Capgemini and its many international clients. Sander has coached many organizations and teams, has written books on UML and agile, and published over 200 articles in international magazines. He is an appreciated and inspiring speaker at many international conferences, and he presents seminars and training courses on a variety of topics such as agile, Scrum, Kanban, software estimation, software architecture, design patterrns, UML, .NET, writing code, and testing. Sander is also a member several editorial and advisory boards, and he is the chief architect of Capgemini’s agile Accelerated Delivery Platform (ADP). More at, and

Articles by Sander Hoogendoorn

Failing Fast

There is an intriguing question that pops up frequently in organizations that develop software in projects: “When is a project successful?” For sure, one of the most (mis)used resources on the subject is the Standish Group. In their frequently renewed

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Burn-down or Burn-out?

One of the key and often very much underestimated assets of working in agile teams, whether working on products or projects, is the idea of sustainable pace. In my view, sustainable pace is to make sure that the team retains its cool even

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