Re: Questioning eXtreme Project Management
- <Snip from Brad>
> Doug DeCarlo has a series of articles in his "A Different<http://vsbabu.org/mt/archives/2003/05/16/guide_to_extreme_project_man
> Drummer" column on "extreme project management" at
> - I think he has some knowledge of agile methods but
> thats not where he got the word 'extreme' from, and
> while what he writes is applicable to agile methods,
> it usually isn't knowingly taken from agile or XP (tho
> he does use the word 'agile' sometimes in the sense of
> agile organization/business). See also an outline at
Doug's point of view/process was presented on an PMI Information
Systems SIG Webinar yesterday. The discussion that accompanied his
powerpoint show showed that his thoughts, if not his descriptions,
are closer to what I am learning about Agile (via this users group).
It is a departure from the typical waterfall, lock-step that PMBOK
forces on traditional PMs. However, I don't think he truly "gets"