7. Craftsmanship

By Sandro Mancuso, April 27, 2019

A cartoon shows three individuals involved in handicraft.

Excitement. That’s what many developers felt when they first heard about Agile. For most of us, developers coming from the software factories and Waterfall mentality, Agile was the hope for emancipation. It was the hope that we would work in a collaborative environment and that our opinions would be listened to and respected. We would have better working processes and practices. We would be working in small iterations and short feedback loops. We would release our application to production regularly. We would interact with users and get their feedback. We would constantly inspect and adapt ...

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