I'm a little unclear about the distinction between a methodologist and
What better way to identify useful elements to include in a defined
methodology than to extract effective practices from real-world
What better way to apply a methodology in the real world than to
understand the purpose of the practices it defines, and the mechanisms
by which the practices achieve their purpose?
Don't we all approach Scrum from both these directions?
--- In email@example.com
, "Ken Schwaber"
> The purpose of ScrumDevelopment is:
> "For updates and interchange betwen the users of Scrum and those just
> beginning to use Scrum. Restricted to those who want to build products
> and software using Scrum. For discussion on how to do so. Not for
> methodologists, but for practitioners."
> Methodologists or those wishing to discuss methodologists are
> encouraged to found and use a new egroup to do so, and to stop
> burdening the rest of us with "how many angels dance on the head of a
> pin" discssions.
> Ken Schwaber