Posts Tagged: methods

Be careful with models

It is important to understand that a model is not the reality. It is rather – by definition – a scaled down and simplified version of the reality it represents. Models are useful, because reality is too complex for us to comprehend it directly. Simplification – limiting the number of variables and cause-effect chains –

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Is Agile for everyone?

Almost three years ago at the Agile Development Practices conference Mary Poppendieck took the stage and announced to the assembled agilists that Agile has become mainstream. It was met with applause. This moment reflects very well the mood of those involved in the agile movement back then. Everyone was sure that agile approach and practices

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