Beyond Agile

Issues with SAFe

Recent Twitter conversations inspire me to pull out some of my concerns with SAFe and talk about them.

The Annals of Kate Oneal


YAGNI Prohibits Data-Driven Code — or Does It?

The YAGNI principle says that we should not build any code that we do not currently need. But some parts of our systems benefit from being built from data rather than from code. Therefore if we follow YAGNI we could never build such code. But wait? What about the rules of simplicity?

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Estimate This! (or not)

My friends and colleagues in the #NoEstimates circles have some good ideas, as I've commented elsewhere. I'm left, though, with a couple of concerns.