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Re: [XP] Regular releases == market dominance

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  • Phlip
    ... Didn t Bob dish on bad process and call it XP (like Joel) many moons ago? -- Phlip http://www.greencheese.org/ZeekLand
    Message 1 of 72 , Aug 27, 2005
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      Adrian Howard wrote:

      > On <http://www.pbs.org/cringely/pulpit/pulpit20050825.html> Bob
      > Cringely quoted PayPal co-founder Max Levchin:
      > "What you want to do is listen to your customers and bring out every
      > two weeks improved versions that would each take your competitor two
      > months to complete. That's when you are on a rocket -- they can't
      > keep up so they can't compete. They lose hope and pretty soon you
      > have the market pretty much to yourself."

      Didn't Bob dish on bad process and call it XP (like Joel) many moons ago?

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      Phlip
      http://www.greencheese.org/ZeekLand <-- NOT a blog!!!
    • Uberto Barbini
      ... mauve ... Yes, we ask and write it down. Anyway they don t ask never the same thing again. They have enough imagination! ;)) Bye Uberto
      Message 72 of 72 , Sep 2, 2005
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        > I ask the customer to ask himself, "What's the good business reason for
        > doing this?" Of course, he already knows to do this, but I want to get
        > at the business reason for such a request, so we can write the story
        > that way. This saves us from later asking, "Why did I want this in
        mauve
        > again?!"

        Yes, we ask and write it down. Anyway they don't ask never the same
        thing again. They have enough imagination! ;))

        Bye Uberto
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