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Blog Archive for gvaughn during August 2003

Mr. Big Shot at AverageCorp has just given a four sentence vision statement of a new software project. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to understand what in the world he's talking about and make him happy with the resulting software. This blog entry will self destruct in 30 seconds.... This entry is a follow-up to my Fundamental Problem with Extreme Programming, the great comments...
Matt Stephens gives some strong arguments against Extreme Programming. It's a long article, but worth a read if there's just something about XP that doesn't feel right to you. Now, I think he does go off into rant mode in places (and he's also trying to sell you something), but the article was helpful to me to really put my finger on the fundamental problem with XP. XP requires too much of an...