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Practices of an Agile Developer by Andy Hunt, Venkat Subramaniam

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pointer-image   10   Let Customers Make Decisions

 

“Developers are creative and intelligent and know the most about the application. Therefore, developers should be making all the critical decisions. Anytime the businesspeople butt in, they just make a mess of things; they don’t understand logic the way we do.”

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Developers must be involved in making design decisions. However, they shouldn’t make all the decisions on a project, especially the business decisions.

Take the case of project manager Pat. Pat’s project at a remote site was on track and within budget—it ...

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