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Re: [XP] Pair programming report in Crosstalk

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  • George Paci
    ... From the above page: After the experiment was completed, the development manager presented ... 2.27 times the productivity! Three orders of magnitude
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 27, 2003
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      Kari Hoijarvi wrote:

      > 127% productivity improvement, error rate 0.001 x normal. Wow.
      >
      > http://www.stsc.hill.af.mil/crosstalk/2003/03/jensen.html

      From the above page:

      After the experiment was completed, the development manager presented
      > the very positive results to the organization's management
      > staff. The project managers' reaction to the results was memorable -
      > they claimed that their senior programmers would quit before they
      > would team with another programmer. The use of pair programmers was
      > never implemented in that organization.

      2.27 times the productivity! Three orders of magnitude improvement in
      error rate! He's lucky they didn't fire him.

      --
      George Paci <george@...>
      Those of us who DO study history are condemned to
      watching others repeat it.
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