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Agile Is The New Black

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Agile development seems like a way of life nowadays, with businesses and individuals implementing all kinds of frameworks across the board to promote agile practices. Consultant Joachim Bauernberger looks back at the history of computing  – to IBM in the 1950s – in order to dig at the "original implementation" of agile practices and deconstruct the practice as it exists today.

It seems that agile ideas such as pair programming, lack of code ownership are neither new nor revolutionary. Had we only forgotten about them? At what point did we decide to isolate developers in cubicles or tie their salary to the lines of code produced?

Bauenberger shares this great talk by Fred George on agile practices:

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