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This gets real results for stakeholders – rapidly. That builds trust, confident, interest.
This makes sure your entire development process works – if you find that the root cause of
failure to deliver as expected, and within the time-boxed cycle, is your own development
process, then you can experiment immediately with process improvements, keep them in if they
work better. I would assert that this is a superior way of improving development processes
compared to the heavy-handed CMMI approaches. We know from client experience that the
troops on the ground prefer this approach, because of the empowerment they get.
This evolutionary development process makes it impossible to fail big - just stop, if you are
failing in the small increments [Larman, Morris].
The metrics will remind you that you do not know what you are doing! Of course you will
probably find that out later, but with ‘continuous realistic progress towards critical objectives
metrics feedback’ you get the message sooner, and might be able to hide your incompetence
from your employer or cus...
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This document was uploaded on 02/26/2014 for the course E 515 at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
- Spring '13
- Systems Engineering