Agile

If agile is so good, why do we need so many Agile coaches?

I see these roles advertised all the time and it makes me sad. Your development *process* is so involved you need a full time specialist just to show you how to do the *process*. Its mind numbing.

I have never seen a role for a RAD coach, waterfall coach, or an ad-hoc coach, or a slap-dash coach.

You have to be pretty sure your current process is beyond rubbish if you can justify a full-time equivalent overhead to coach your team in the new way. Will they really deliver so much better software so much faster than if you recruited another dev to your current process?

Plus the rates are amazing, nearly as good as SAP job-fer-lifing, another shitfest I aim to avoid.

I won’t mention scum master, or scam master because I just can’t bear to talk about scrum its so retarded. Well maybe it isn’t when properly applied to an appropriate project, I have seen more unicorns. Mind that’s another well paid zero value none job, of which there seems to be more and more.

Shame no one seems to want Rapid Application Development any more, even if it was sometime a bit more slow app dev. Hey ho.

Happy xmas if I can’t be arsed to post again before the big day. :-)

cheers

simon

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One Response to “Agile”

  1. Joe Serdakowski Says:

    Hi Simon,

    Keep up the great posts in the New Year. I always enjoy reading them.

    Joe Serdakowski, Ph.D., P.E., M.B.A. 2 Round Hill Court East Greenwich, RI, USA 02818 401.996.3631 autosoft@aol.com http://www.AutoSoftSystems.com http://www.ComplyWell.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/serdakowski/ Decision Ready Information

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