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Publié le 03/06/2013

I’m working in « agile » environments since at least 4 years now. I’m not a Scrum Manager, of course, and as an architect I have a rather less important involvement in Scrum. Actually, I’m not at all focusing on project management methods, in spite of having attended a CMI2 training session a couple of years ago.

I remember that the first time I’ve participated to a Scrum project I was amused to see them playing with users’ stories on colorful post-its and I’ve thought “plus ça change, plus c’est la meme chose”.  Now I got used with that, as well as with the stand-ups that, in the beginning, I found quite ridiculous. But recently, I’ve been in a project where I was really surprised to notice that, for some people, “agile” means working the nose into the grindstone, riding as maniacs, without really knowing where they go and iterating and iterating and iterating …

As an architect, I think that phases like the requirements analysis and the design are very important in a project lifecy...