Agile House Renovations with Alistair Cockburn

Post by Scott Vlaminck

There have been a number of people over time that have taken issue with the analogy comparing software development projects and real-life construction projects. Many of these tend to point out the many differences between what software is and what buildings are.

However, taking a different approach, Alistair Cockburn decided to see if he could use agile methods in coordinating his house renovations. He’s very happy with the results for a number of unexpected reasons and he did an interview with Agile Advice describing why.

About Scott Vlaminck

believes software development is more about people than technology; believes in agile processes; software developer, engineer, designer, architect, or whatever they're calling us these days; enjoys discussing software design; working on a program to write other programs (but it hasn't written itself yet).
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  1. Pingback: refactr » Blog Archive » I love a good home construction/software development metaphor

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