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PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2008 5:17 pm 
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 08, 2008 5:58 pm 
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To be honest, I'm with your boss on this. Agile development doesn't really work for small scale projects with a single deliverable target. How do you iteratively develop an admin page or a contact form? 90% of the things in most websites are so simple they shouldn't take more than one round of development.

It also takes a great deal of 'face time' with the client, something (my) clients rarely want to give to a project sadly. I don't think I've ever encountered a client who was willing to schedule a regular monthly review meeting let alone a weekly or daily one. And such meetings are something they definitely don't want to pay for despite it taking up your time.

For framework or library development, or for larger scale applications, yeah, an adaptive approach is a good idea, but for typical small websites I don't really see there being much of an advantage.

Maybe I'm wrong though.


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