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156680Re: [XP] Relevance of XP in Modern era

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  • Dave Rooney
    Aug 19, 2011
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      On 2011-08-19, at 10:50 AM, paul wrote:

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      > --- In extremeprogramming@yahoogroups.com, Adam Sroka <adam.sroka@...> wrote:
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      >> XP will remain relevant until it is superceded by something more effective.
      >> That hasn't happened yet.
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      >> There are those who believe that Scrum has superceded XP, but IMHO those are
      >> mostly folks who know more about managing IT organizations than about
      >> crafting software. If Scrum were to incorporate *any software development
      >> practices at all* then it might be competitive to XP, but unless they were
      >> really amazing practices it still wouldn't supercede XP.
      >> On Jun 23, 2011 4:29 AM, "Tay" <twzgerald@...> wrote:
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      > XP is essentially "scrum" for software projects. Its just a case of convergent evolution.
      >

      From Jeff Sutherland's blog in 2006: InfoQ and the Roots of Scrum http://scrum.jeffsutherland.com/2006/09/infoq-and-roots-of-scrum.html

      Essentially, Kent focused more on the technical practices, which was a direct result of the environment in which XP was born. Sutherland & Schwaber chose to focus on the project management practices.

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