Wednesday, June 16, 2010

More hardlining

Matt Heusser says

If your company is just starting to talk about "agiling up" it's software process, my advice is to forget about timeboxed iterations and test driven development. Oh yes, those are good things, and they can enable agile software development, but let's be very clear:  if the team isn't self-directed, cross-functional and respecting of its people, it's not Agile software development. It's ... something else.

Hold on to those ideals. Communicate about them clearly. Fight for them, leave no room for misunderstanding, and you might just make your little part of the software development world a better place.
I think that is noble, and worth fighting for.

Read the whole thing by Matt Heusser.

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