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They both provide decent starters on the "what" of XP and Agile.
On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 8:40 AM, Yves Jeaurond <jingting -at- rogers -dot- com> wrote:
> Collin Turner:
> Thank you for sharing.
> Btw, what does "XP" mean?
> Collin Turner <straylightsghost -at- gmail -dot- com> a écrit :
> Thanks everyone for your comments and support on this thread.
> I've negotiated a new position at a new company, left the old company
> and took appropriate action.
> The unofficial words
> of a Tech Writer
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 1:43 PM, ct wrote:
> > It's a trend I'm seeing more and more. "The return of
> > Micro-management" and "death-by-committee". The last two companies
> > I've contracted at have been overburdened by the syndromes. The tower
> > in which I currently toil is bad enough to extract me from the Doc
> > Writing department and place me under a manager who believes threats
> > are the best form of motivation.
> > I have no review process.
> > I have no style guides.
> > I have only 2-4 hours of XP meetings and a very tedious, slow-moving
> > "approval by 'track-changes' system" in which to get a document to the
> > good enough stage.
> > About to throw my hands up and become a monk.
> > Calligraphy by candlelight is better than this!
> > Suggestions?
> > -Collin
> > collinturner.com
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