Author Archives: Paul

About Paul

Agile Coach based in Toronto, Canada.

Just tell me exactly what you want

Life would be so much simpler if our customer would just tell us exactly what they want the product to do. I wonder why they don’t just write it all down, then we can go off and build it? In … Continue reading

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Agile means no documentation, doesn’t it?

Somehow this myth persists: Agile means we no longer have to produce any documentation, right? Sorry to disappoint you, but that’s just not true. If we revisit the Agile Manifesto and read it carefully, what it says is “we have … Continue reading

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Individuals and interactions

If you have ever tried to solve a complex problem, you probably discovered the benefits of working with someone else – whether that person had more experience than you or could just ask questions that challenged your thinking. Compare that … Continue reading

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What is Agile?

Let’s start with the basics: what is Agile? It’s an umbrella term, coined in February 2001 when the Agile Manifesto was created. The manifesto starts by saying: We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping … Continue reading

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