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Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Thinking and Organizational Tools for Large-Scale Scrum by Bas Vodde, Craig Larman

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Chapter 5 False Dichotomies

2B ∨ ¬2B, that is the question

Hamlet, early hexadecimal programmer

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Method Weight and Empirical Process with Scrum 126

False Dichotomies 129

Avoid...Extreme Relativism 131

Misconceptions 132

In 1999, Craig visited a client in Houston to help with an agile adoption.1. At the beginning of the first-day kickoff, someone said, “We’re trying XP but we hate it!” I asked, “How long are your timeboxed iterations?” “What’s that?” she replied. I queried, “What about your continuous integration practices?” She didn’t know. I asked, “What is your experience with test-driven development and refactoring?” She said, “I don’t think we do that.” “So,” I asked, “what are you doing in XP?” “Well,” she said, “programming ...

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