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Re: [XP] Leverage in a team

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  • Cory Foy
    ... Excellent point. I was watching a presentation by I believe Alan Shalloway a couple of weeks ago where he presented a metric that most of the time fixing a
    Message 1 of 43 , Jun 28, 2008
      George Dinwiddie wrote:
      >> Nothing about the original post led me to believe that the manager and team
      >> weren't capable of taking care of the situation themselves. XP isn't the
      >> kind of stuff you need an expert to do, it's the kind of stuff that many
      >> good teams do already and many more teams could do if they chose to.
      >
      > In my experience, technical people are usually pretty good at problem
      > solving. Sometimes they are not so good at determining what problem to
      > solve.

      Excellent point. I was watching a presentation by I believe Alan
      Shalloway a couple of weeks ago where he presented a metric that most of
      the time fixing a bug is spent trying to find the bug - the "fix" itself
      is fairly quick.

      --
      Cory Foy
      http://www.cornetdesign.com
      http://www.agileflorida.com
    • Cory Foy
      ... Excellent point. I was watching a presentation by I believe Alan Shalloway a couple of weeks ago where he presented a metric that most of the time fixing a
      Message 43 of 43 , Jun 28, 2008
        George Dinwiddie wrote:
        >> Nothing about the original post led me to believe that the manager and team
        >> weren't capable of taking care of the situation themselves. XP isn't the
        >> kind of stuff you need an expert to do, it's the kind of stuff that many
        >> good teams do already and many more teams could do if they chose to.
        >
        > In my experience, technical people are usually pretty good at problem
        > solving. Sometimes they are not so good at determining what problem to
        > solve.

        Excellent point. I was watching a presentation by I believe Alan
        Shalloway a couple of weeks ago where he presented a metric that most of
        the time fixing a bug is spent trying to find the bug - the "fix" itself
        is fairly quick.

        --
        Cory Foy
        http://www.cornetdesign.com
        http://www.agileflorida.com
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