In my last post I ranted a bit about hearing the phrase:
“But Bob, in the real world…”
too many times in my agile travels. That it seems to infer that the agile methods are a bleeding-edge approach with limited contexts and marginal results. But nothing could be further from the truth. The methods have been leveraged for 20 years and are, at this point, solidly in the mainstream of approaches to building software.
In this follow-up post I want to challenge folks with this view. But instead of simply ranting, I want to explore some constructive approaches to overcome this mindset…