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Spirit of Waterfall

It is not uncommon for me to see on blog posts, newsgroups, or presentations the phrase or comment that something is not, "in the spirit of Agile". In fact a project team could be doing many of the practices of Agile but, if it fails, the agilist will claim that the project was not Agile in “spirit”. And I was wondering, if that is the thing that was really wrong with the waterfall approach. Consider it. It appears that many of the failings of agile or the miss...

  1. Posted on June 24, 2009 9:34:AM by Earl Beede to Practicing Earl
  2. Methods & Processes, Technique, Agile, humor, waterfall, thinking