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178RE: [XP] RE: [scrumdevelopment] Agile and CMM are contradictory

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  • Ken Schwaber
    Dec 9, 2001
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      You are quite correct. I was trying to get across the point that this is a
      cross-species thing. Although the idea of mating a snake and a dog is quite
      interesting, it is impossible. We used to refer to thing like "agile rup" as
      a pig on roller skates; it's still a pig, just a little faster.

      The excerpt talks about the theoretical basis. Self-organization after a
      team has been give a definitive list of tasks to perform is quite different
      from a team that has to think up the list of tasks from scratch.

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Lowell Lindstrom [mailto:lindstrom@...]
      Sent: Saturday, December 08, 2001 9:44 PM
      To: 'scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com';
      Subject: RE: [XP] RE: [scrumdevelopment] Agile and CMM are contradictory

      > "agile" isn't an adjective, like "agile RUP."

      Please elaborate. It is used as an adjective in every context I have seen
      it, including Agile software development.

      > Agile has particular theoretical characteristics
      (www.controlchaos.com/excerpt.pdf) and mannerisms
      > that arise from this theoretical base, like frequent inspection,
      self-organization, and emergence.

      I don't see what the excerpt has to do with this thread. In practice, there
      are degrees of self-organization, etc. Perhaps we are discussing from
      different vantage points, one theoretical and one practical.

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