If you lead teams you need to watch this video. Period.
Many people believe that using agile means not doing planning. baloney. Why the heck do you think Mike Cohn wrote "Agile PLANNING and estimating." The difference is that on an agile project planning happens in different ways, in pragmatic ways, in progressive stages of greater and greater planning. So how do you do it? [...]
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Once a team of unemployed people were contracted for day labor. They were told they would be paid $9 per hour. Taken to a field, they were given shovels and told to begin digging a ditch. They dug from the rosy-skied-early-bird-morning until the blistering heat of noon. The team ate their lunch with the appetite [...]
Not all Web Projects should use Agile...Methodologies are made for the cookie-cutter-made-from-the-mold, normal projects. But the real world is not normal, the real world is messy and mixed up and doesn't fit well.