Why is Agile like a light bulb…


The Agile Software Engineer

Since this is my first entry into this blog about Agile software development in big company corporate America I’m going to start by talking about how you can convince your organization to adopt Agile as its primary SDLC (software development life cycle).  And I’m going to start it by telling you a light bulb joke. Why a light bulb joke?  Because I think that there is a light bulb joke for almost every situation in life, more on that later.

“How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb?… Only one, but the light bulb has to really, really want to change.”

This is the joke I tell everyone the first time I try to teach them Agile.  Agile is not a difficult concept to grasp, nor is it a difficult SDLC to practice… if the people who are going to use it really, really want to change. …

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