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Practices of an Agile Developer by Andy Hunt, Venkat Subramaniam

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pointer-image   7   Know When to Unlearn

 

“That’s the way you’ve always done it, and with good reason. It usually works for you just fine. The ways you learned when you first started are clearly the best ways. Not much has changed since then, really.”

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One of the foundations of agility is coping with change. Given that change is so constant and pervasive, does it make any sense to keep applying the same techniques and tools you’ve always used?

No, not really. We’ve spoken at length in this chapter about learning new technologies and approaches, but remember ...

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