Ep. 44 - Doing Agile vs. being agile with Pragmatic Programmer Dave Thomas
Dave Thomas, co-author of The Pragmatic Programmer and Agile Manifesto, on the true spirit of being agile (vs. "doing agile"), common mistakes engineering teams make, and common practices of successful teams.
[00:50] Dave's background
[09:12] The genesis of The Pragmatic Programmer
[13:14] People don't know what they want, importance of feedback loops
[20:50] Doing Agile vs. being agile
[25:09] Practices of successful engineering teams
[35:08] Being pragmatic at an early stage startup
[42:43] Things that are still true 24 years after the book was published
[53:58] How does a book define its author's identity?
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