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Re: [scrumdevelopment] Swarming, I just don't get it.

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  • Ron Jeffries
    Hello, Seyit. Very well put! Thanks! On Friday, January 7, 2011, at 6:17:36 AM, you ... Ron Jeffries www.XProgramming.com Know what I pray for? The strength to
    Message 1 of 62 , Jan 7, 2011
      Hello, Seyit.

      Very well put! Thanks!

      On Friday, January 7, 2011, at 6:17:36 AM, you
      wrote:

      > Wouldn't you think if team used swarming "in a right fashion" (what ever it
      > is):

      > 1. Majorty might learn how to read the syntax of generics,
      > 2. "The vocal, big mouthed, team idiot", might realize he's not the boss and
      > should get well with the whole team or he needs to get the .... out,
      > 3. The lesser mind can learn something from the better one.

      > My team doesn't use swarming and also I don't have any first hand experience
      > on that. But considering the examples you have, and definition of swarming,
      > it seems actually teams you describe might give it a try.

      > Proposition 1: Two minds are always better than one, if they are combined in
      > the right fashion. So you might be doing it wrong.
      > Proposition 2: Given two minds, it's not proven there exists a pattern to
      > find which one is better. So it doesn't matter if one is better than the
      > other.



      Ron Jeffries
      www.XProgramming.com
      Know what I pray for? The strength to change what I can, the inability to
      accept what I can't and the incapacity to tell the difference. --Calvin and Hobbes
    • Ron Jeffries
      Hello, Seyit. Very well put! Thanks! On Friday, January 7, 2011, at 6:17:36 AM, you ... Ron Jeffries www.XProgramming.com Know what I pray for? The strength to
      Message 62 of 62 , Jan 7, 2011
        Hello, Seyit.

        Very well put! Thanks!

        On Friday, January 7, 2011, at 6:17:36 AM, you
        wrote:

        > Wouldn't you think if team used swarming "in a right fashion" (what ever it
        > is):

        > 1. Majorty might learn how to read the syntax of generics,
        > 2. "The vocal, big mouthed, team idiot", might realize he's not the boss and
        > should get well with the whole team or he needs to get the .... out,
        > 3. The lesser mind can learn something from the better one.

        > My team doesn't use swarming and also I don't have any first hand experience
        > on that. But considering the examples you have, and definition of swarming,
        > it seems actually teams you describe might give it a try.

        > Proposition 1: Two minds are always better than one, if they are combined in
        > the right fashion. So you might be doing it wrong.
        > Proposition 2: Given two minds, it's not proven there exists a pattern to
        > find which one is better. So it doesn't matter if one is better than the
        > other.



        Ron Jeffries
        www.XProgramming.com
        Know what I pray for? The strength to change what I can, the inability to
        accept what I can't and the incapacity to tell the difference. --Calvin and Hobbes
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