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155974Re: [XP] Re: Is experimentation an XP value?

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  • Adam Sroka
    Nov 7, 2010
      On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 6:24 PM, Ron Jeffries <ronjeffries@...> wrote:
      > Hello, Steven. On Sunday, November 7, 2010, at 1:12:44 PM, you
      > wrote:
      > > This is what Scrum brings to an organization that is adopting Agile so late
      > > in the game. It establishes that the team has the responsibility to make
      > > commitments and the authority to decide how to meet those commitments.
      > > This, along with retrospectives, creates a very good environment for teams
      > > to then adopt XP without management FUD and interference. Of course, it
      > > cannot guarantee that the team will choose to do retrospectives and try to
      > > get better, but it gives them a fighting chance despite a risk-averse
      > > management structure
      > Yes ... what you say would be true for teams that really do Scrum.
      > It seems that many do not despite using the word.

      Scrum, by design I believe, is rather easy to do mechanically. Living
      up to the intent and truly inspecting and adapting is more
      challenging. IMO, even some of the Scrum leaders don't always practice
      this as well as I would hope.
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