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Ivar Jacobson on development processes and practices

April 27th, 2007 Comments off

I’ve come across the latest paper from Ivar Jacobson (yes, one of the “Three Amigos” who invented the RUP and UML) about development processes (Enough of Processes: Let’s Do Practices Part I and Part II) and so much as I admire Mr. Jacobson and his contribution to the software industry, I just do not find anything he wrote in this latest essay new or provoking, especially to those who have been working with agile processes like XP, or Scrum. Read more…


February 2nd, 2007 3 comments

In my opinion, YAGNI is one of the most misleading practices of eXtreme Programming because it can easily be used as an excuse by some designers to create simplistic and rigid design.  Read more…