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How does Agile avoid having a project stall when close to completion (the 90 percent syndrome)?

Agile deals with this by not doing that last 10% at all. We do the most important (valuable) work first, so by time you've worked your way through that first 90%, it's extremely likely that the last ...
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How does Agile avoid having a project stall when close to completion (the 90 percent syndrome)?

Alistair Cockburn has a good article here that talks about this with the analogy of packing up a home for moving. Essentially I think the problem you are describing is when you ask the team to report ...
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How does Agile avoid having a project stall when close to completion (the 90 percent syndrome)?

Agile deals with it in extremely simple way : It doesn't have "schedule". As I described in this answer; 90/90 happens when you are trying to build your schedule based on "happy path", only to find ...
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Cookie consent and facebook cookies?

Going against the law is not an option: first it might make you loose more visitors (i.e. those who count on you to respect their privacy). Second, GDPR fines calculated as percentage of your global ...
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How can I ensure that the stats are the result of human action and not automation?

It's the internet, you cannot trust client-generated data. But then again, you might be overestimating the value of 100% accurate statistics. What you can do is to make it more difficult to fake ...
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How does Agile avoid having a project stall when close to completion (the 90 percent syndrome)?

Easy: Don't ever ask for progress on a task as a percentage. Waterfall is based on the assumption that you know up front what have to be done - so you can measure how far along the way you are. In ...
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Tracking non-logged-in users

Your plan makes sense. It is essentially how traffic tracking tokens for advertisers work. The ad embeds a tracking cookie with a unique identifier, and if you click on the ad the identifier shows ...
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Can I use a 1D barcodes for an inventory tracking system?

Short version I am to develop an inventory tracking system (e.g. keyboards, mice, phones, etc.) You can start with a requirements analysis of the tracking system, without pinning down what ...
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How can a third-party site know your identity on other sites (e.g. Off-Facebook Activity)?

"I'm sure there's not global browser state that any website can write to, right" Yes and no. Say I own the domain "genericadverts.com". I goto various companies with websites and ...
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Inject an Operation ID across multiple application layers

The issue is super common with one very common solution. If you're working on a java application, you create a request filter in which you configure an MDC (comes from slf4j and uses a ThreadLocal ...
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Tracking non-logged-in users

Yes, you miss privacy and privacy protecting technology: Safari has fingerprinting defence activated by default (see Apple's whitepaper page 4). This is why all your test iPads look the same :-) ...
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Move the onscreen circle when camera moves

Thanks everyone for replying! After researching, I found a better solution for G1, and so an answer to Q1. Now I use Lucas-Kanade method (optical flow estimation method) for object tracking. I just ...
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How can I track who invited who to install?

The timestamp might be a bad idea: some people may install the app immediately, but quite a few will take some time to reflect, hesitate, and come back later without going again through your page, ...
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What are the prerequisites to start with OpenCV in C++?

I did some tracking with openCV, this doesn't really require a high mathematics skill. However you will have to get some basics knowledge about performance and techniques like : Threading/...
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Best way to verify that a user has completed a task on another website.

You have essentially two ways to achieve that. Calling an API When the user claims that he finished the tasks on the third-party site, call the API of this site, asking to confirm that the tasks ...
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