Chapter 01

1. If you can agree up front how much that extra 0.1 second is worth, developers can make quick decisions. See Don Reinertsen [Reinertsen01] for lean economic models.

Chapter 02

1. As suggested in the previous chapter, some agile teams work more like a soccer team or a basketball team. Players have particular strengths, but everyone plays both defense and offense. The testing unit consists of players currently acting one way—focused on testing—but the same players may be part of the developer unit that acts another way—focused on implementation.

2. There are other players, such as the stakeholder who owns the charter (see Chapter 5, “The Example Project”) and the users who use the system. Their roles will be introduced ...

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