Re: The Agile / Xtreme TW

Subject: Re: The Agile / Xtreme TW
From: quills -at- airmail -dot- net
To: Tara Charter <chartertmc -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2009 20:27:57 -0600

Basically someone gets left in the dirt. My experience has been that the
developers only hear the part about not needing to fully document the
specifications. While they may continue to talk amongst themselves, they
don't include the tech writers, unless you hound them. They often get
more informal, resulting in the project manager becoming left out as well.


Tara Charter wrote:
> Fellow Agile / Xtreme TWs:
> Am interested to know your experiences with Agile software development and if you've observed what happens when the idea is "purchased" but not put into practice fully.
> Also, if you listen to Scott Ambler at all, you'll notice that he initially seems to be shrugging off "documentation", then later on in his presentation, as he is going through his slides - and the slides start showing how "documentation" is still important, although perhaps less formal, - he says, "there, SEE, look, these graphs prove that we are still doing documentation...
> Tara Charter
> Sr. Technical Writer / BA


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