Sigh... I just figure it is easier to start a badass user group with some awesome tricks than try to do a million things with a user forum. Since this stuff is part of my job, I want it to be cooler and easier to get by the brass.
Watch this space around the beginning of March: http://scrumclub.org
On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 5:50 AM, Stephen Palmer <stephen.palmer@...>
Absolutely! Agile processes, Scrum or otherwise, make it harder to hide
poor quality people and teams behind process compliance.
Nancy Dirgo wrote:
> I totally agree. If you don't have he team and discipline as well as
> the motivation, SCRUM won't get you there. I've been doing software
> development now for 25 years and have used many different processes.
> The people make the difference.
> *From:* Tim Walker <walketim@...>
> *To:* firstname.lastname@example.org
> *Sent:* Friday, January 30, 2009 6:38:04 AM
> *Subject:* Re: [scrumdevelopment] Flaccid Scrum ...
> Scrum is not enough. Attention to technical excellence and hiring
> motivated people are required for it to be successful. It's no silver
> bullet and absence adherence to the values and principles we might,
> indeed, be better off with a different process.
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 8:32 PM, Kane Mar <kane_sfo@yahoo. com
> <mailto:kane_sfo%40yahoo.com>> wrote:
> > Martin Fowler has written a thought provoking article on, what he calls,
> > FlaccidScrum. In a
> > nutshell he's seeing projects that have adopted Scrum, make quick
> > and then "After a
> > while progress is slow because the code base is a mess. What's
> happened is
> > that they haven't
> > paid enough attention to the internal quality of their software."
> > In defense of Scrum Martin also points out, "prominent Scrummers they've
> > always
> > emphasized that you must have good technical practices."
> > I personally think that he makes a good point, and his article is a
> > reminder that good
> > engineering practices (Continuous Integration, TDD and Refactoring)
> are all
> > very important.
> > Anyway, here's the article: http://martinfowler
> FlaccidScrum. html <http://martinfowler.com/bliki/FlaccidScrum.html
> > Best regards,
> > Kane Mar
> > http://KaneMar.
> | http://www.linkedin
> .com/in/kanemar <http://www.linkedin.com/in/kanemar
> > http://www.twitter.
com/Kane_ Mar <http://www.twitter.com/Kane_Mar