Enough of Processes - Lets do Practices

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Enough of Processes - Lets do Practices
All modern software development processes try to help project teams conduct their work. While there are some important differences between them, the commonalities are far greater - and understandably, since the end goal of them all is to produce working software quickly and effectively. Thus, it doesn’t matter which process you adopt as long as it is adaptable, extensible, and capable of absorbing good ideas, even if they arise from other processes. To achieve this kind of flexibility things need to change. The focus needs to shift from the definition of complete processes to the capture of reusable practices. Teams should be able to mix-and-match practices and ideas from many different sources to create effective ways of working, ones that suit them and address their risks. In this new approach to process, which we call “EssWork”, teams select practices, which are then composed and integrated seamlessly into their development environments to provide dynamic and contextualized g...
Ivar Jacobson, Pan Wei Ng, Ian Spence
Added 16 Dec 2010
Updated 16 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2007
Where JOT
Authors Ivar Jacobson, Pan Wei Ng, Ian Spence
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