Friday, March 12, 2004
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Attitude Adjustment

Martin Fowler's Bliki has a nice page on Software Development Attitude, in which he distinguished between Enabling and Directing. For example, plan-driven methodologies give direction so that even poor teams will succeed, while agile technologies give empowerment so good teams won't be hampered. We used to call this the eternal battle of the neats and the scruffies.