Time for an update to the manifesto?
- I thought I would cross post this thread from the FDD website where
Philip Bradley - one of the original FDD team - is challenging the
As I know several of the original signatories are on this list, I
thought some of you might like to reply to Phil.
Here is a snippet...
"Business people and developers must work together daily throughout
Doing what! In this principle Agile looks most like recycled RAD!
RAD doesn't scale either in size or duration! FDD tries to formalize
the interaction with the customer and keep an audit trail through a
KMS both important to achieving scalability.
Note that I don't necessarily agree with what Phil is saying.
However, for those of you who do not know him, he is a very deep
thinker whose opinion has greatly affected work published by Peter
Coad and Stephen Palmer. He is therefore someone whose opinion is
worthy of attention - and I respect him greatly.