Agile fails without Craftsmanship

(Lightning talk, 10 min) [ Video , iPhone/iPod/Apple TV video , Slides ]

Author(s): Tore Vestues (Bekk)
Session: Software craft
Session chair: Jessica Hildrum (Objectware)
Date: Wednesday, 2 June 2010: Main Conference
Time: 10:30-12:00
With the craftsmanship movement, focus has shifted from viewing the developer as a production unit in software engineering to viewing the developer as a craftsman with responsibility and individual skills. Agile with its lightweight methodologies can't afford heavy processes to control production unit developers. In order to be lightweight an agile process needs a structure of responsible craftsmen that takes responsibility for the quality by itself.

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