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No Developer Left Behind

The Anti-pattern My last few workplaces have sacrificed building a team for "individual responsibility". My experience is that it is just another name for "cowboy coder". Granted, it is possible that it just wasn’t implemented correctly. I have certainly seen my share of mismanaged "agile" adoptions. But, all I have is my experience, because neither o...

It's clear to me that we must grease the wheels of change.

I worked at a company that promised agile, but decided not to deliver. They asked me to change. To adopt a different, better world. They couldn't describe the ecosystem to me. They just had a couple practices. They couldn't enumerate the values or the principles. They wanted me to adopt new practices even though they couldn't tell me how these practices...