The Agile Disease

Luke Halliwell's Weblog

The games industry is rushing headlong to Agile development methodologies just now; it’s a great source of excitement for some, with conference sessions and magazine articles left, right and centre, and “evangelists” spreading the word.

I’m sick of it.  I can’t wait for the day when everyone realises how much of a fad-diet, religious-cult-inspired, money-making exercise it is for a group of consultants.  I can’t wait for people to wake up to the fact that the only good parts of Agile are just basic common sense and don’t need a “manifesto” or evangelists to support them.  I’m looking forward to people realising that Agile is aimed at the lousiest of in-house enterprise-IT developers and holds no benefit to consumer product people like us.  I’m hoping that people begin to see through the hype and recognise its dangers and failures.  I want to stop hearing the phrase Scrum Master.  Please, let…

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