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The trouble with "methodologies" is that, sometimes, they fit the job at hand and the instigator/author gets all excited and writes a book about how well it all went and we should follow along and do the same thing, etc, ad infinitum blah, blah, blah.

The problem, of course, with this is that no 2 businesses are the same. No 2 groups of people are the same. And therein lies the rub. All processes, no matter how well orchestrated, are people driven. And people, for the most part, act like mindless cats and are impossible to herd in any meaningful way.

So, for me and me alone, the best approach has been to hire really smart people and let them get on with it. And they still all have personalities and characters and great ideas that tear down the "methodologies" and show them up for what they really are: a one size fits all problems that ends up being the problem.

Yeah, I like the notion of agile but I'm damned if I'll follow along slavishly. That is dumb.

Anyway, do what you want - people always do anyway.

ps I am also gaining age - it's been and is being a fun run.

Never let the bastards grind you down is the only pattern that really works for me.

Have a nice weekend, cats.
Keep your friends close. Keep Kill your enemies closer.
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