Vice President of Architecture at Asynchrony, Mark Balbes, covers the potential issues with cutting practices in an implemented agile environment. Depending on timelines or other factors, it may seem as though some agile practices can be skipped, but where can that leave you and your team?
You are working the perfect agile project. Your team is pair programming. You’re adamant about test-driven development (TDD). You have stories defined far enough ahead that the team keeps chugging forward. Everything is going great except for one small thing — your metrics tell you that you are going to miss your deadline.
Mark provides an overview of the impact and characteristics of how each agile practice can affect your project timeline. Read the full article at Application Development Trends.