Scrum in Enterprise - not by all means

This topic gets more & more popular these days - many people on the internet discuss agile methods adoption on Enterprises, words Agile & Scrum finally got their buzzword rank - corporate people still don't understand what really stands behind those words, but they want to bring them on-board anyway. And that creates another, perfect niche for weaseling leeches, willing to sell even sand to bedouin. Sadly, adopting Agile (or Scrum in particular) in Enterprises as I know them is not that easy. There are several constraints that prevent or at least impede such efforts. And my goal in this…

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Software development is NOT like any other kind of work. Period.

Unfortunately, some still think that they can treat software engineering as any other type of work. Maybe it’s convenient, but it just doesn’t work. Here’s are two quotes I’ve overheard during just last week … : "Scrum is awesome, it works really well if applied properly. And what’s even better, you can apply it wherever you want - it works well not only for software development. It works for everything.” Le bullshit, Scrum isn’t just about splitting the project into prioritized backlogs of items to do. It’…

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