Hello, davenicolette. On Sunday, March 1, 2009, at 12:25:17 PM,
> Very true. Isn't this to be expected during a transitional period?
> There's a lot of "inertia" behind that sort of thinking; not just in
> "Scrum shops," but in IT in general. Overcoming these problems is what
> we do, isn't it? Part of what we do, anyway. Reading a book or taking
> a class won't change people's deep-seated assumptions and habits. They
> have to be guided in application, so they have the chance to
> experience the difference for themselves.
Certainly. That's why Roy's rosy picture isn't very accurate.
> Sometimes the hardest part is finding the patience to keep doing it,
> especially when the very same misconceptions and problems keep coming
> up at company after company. Sometimes it's tempting to just drop out
> and open a video game store or a coffee shop. Or a video game store
> with an espresso machine.
Well I do work at a coffee shop every day ...
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