The Answer to Work-Life Balance: Agile
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Software developers accustomed to coding all-nighters in college are hired by employers expecting them to continue working 12 to 15 hours a day. The pace is relentless. What strikes me is that in the software industry, startups and established companies alike have fully accepted that work overload is just normal.
-- Donna Wells, Let’s take a more rational approach to ‘work-life balance’
Her clear solution: Agile processes. It makes sense, but do you agree? Can you recall any instances where agile has prevented you from pulling 12-15 hour workdays and all-nighters?