Manifesto for Half-Arsed Agile Software Development

By now, everyone doing software (or product) development has heard of the Agile Manifesto (if not, you need to get out of your cave more often).

Like most process, one needs to apply an interative, incremental approach to process adoption. This is why we get something like the Manifesto for Half-Arsed Agile Software Development.

It would be so funny if it were not so true…

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Quote: Relative simplicity of software …

This post was moved over from my old blog on Blogger. It was originally posted on 2006.11.10.

I like this quote from InfoWorld’s Bob Lewis (from this blog entry):

“Simple problem” is a relative term. I’m well aware that in IT, “simple” means pretty durned hard, “difficult” means “if we make quite a few design compromises we might deliver this before we all retire,” and “hard” means “finishing this is what purgatory is for.

Quote: Relative simplicity of software …

I like this quote from InfoWorld’s Bob Lewis (from this blog entry):

“Simple problem” is a relative term. I’m well aware that in IT, “simple” means pretty durned hard, “difficult” means “if we make quite a few design compromises we might deliver this before we all retire,” and “hard” means “finishing this is what purgatory is for.