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Re: How to find a good XP team/shop?

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  • markusdeibel
    Thanks for the advice so far. These are some good starting points I can work with. Thanks, Markus
    Message 1 of 9 , Jan 31, 2013
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      Thanks for the advice so far. These are some good starting points I can work with.

      Thanks,
      Markus

      --- In extremeprogramming@yahoogroups.com, "markusdeibel" wrote:
      >
      > Good day to everyone,
      > I'm new to this group since I want to learn more about XP and hwo it is used, improved, bent, etc in places that do agile development or just claim to do so.
      >
      > For the last 5.5 years I've been working mostly on waterfall projects that all had the usual problems of being late and over budget to some degree.
      >
      > One time where I had 8 weeks sitting in one room with the customer, being able to ask questions and get feedback in a matter of minutes to implement a proof of concept, the work resulted in a further order for a project (most likely to become waterfall again).
      >
      > So I was already allowed to peek into the world of agile project execution.
      >
      > After going through some books, blogs and websites in the last few months I started wondering how developers on the lookout for new job can determine if the company they are interviewing with, is not a fake agile shop.
      >
      > Is it as easy as saying: "Please show me your open workspace. Where is the planning board? Can I see you devs pair programming? Where's your on-site customer?"
      >
      > Are there other indicators for good (and bad) agile teams?
      >
      >
      > Markus
      >
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