The Future As Seen By Me In 2010

Well looky here, things one has scanned in eh. (ignore the photo, that's some guy that made some accounting software, not sure what became of him ;) MIKE RIVERSDALE is fuming. The expensive headphones he bought in Sydney three weeks ago have just died. His first reaction is not to randomly spill expletives into his coffee, but to use his iPhone to vent his frustration to his Twitter con- tacts, under the moniker Miramar Mike. "I will also put, 'What should I do?' It's a conversation. I'm reaching out to the people following me." The council predicts hand-held digital devices such as smartphones will rule the world in 2040. They already rule the life of Mr Riversdale, whose company WaveAdept helps businesses adapt - their computing sys- tems to allow staff to work from anywhere - and with anyone. In order of fre- equency, he uses his iPhone to tweet (1136 followers; 8363 tweets since joining), e-mail, make phone calls and use online services, such as checki

Agile, if it can work for millions of users why can't YOU do it?

[Updated] Join in with the conversation about this posting and Ben's view over at Diversity

Agile software development is all about delivering working software that delivers the highest value outcome as fast as possible. Anything that gets in the way of that is to be spurned as you would spurn a rabid dog.

No-one, but no-one, will argue with that.
They may argue with "how" it is performed.

And when they come back with any number of excuses don't let that be the end of it.
If they say anything along the lines of, "Agile only works on small developments with small teams" retort with this from Google's Introducing GMail Labs:
The idea behind Labs is that any engineer can go to lunch, come up with a cool idea, code it up, and ship it as a Labs feature. To tens of millions of users. No design reviews, no product analysis, and to be honest, not that much testing. Some of the Labs features will occasionally break. (There's an escape hatch.)

GMail, small, no!
Google, small, no!


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