Reporter's Notebook: Jack Vaughan on agile methodology

Reporter's Notebook: Jack Vaughan on agile methodology

Reporter's Notebook: Jack Vaughan on agile methodology

Date: Mar 31, 2009
Jack Vaughan, editor in chief of, gives his take on agile methodologies, from how agile development replaced RUP and evolved from Extreme Programming (XP), the difficulty of requirements gathering in agile (and any development framework), the goals of agile (including developer empowerment and the value of iterative development), as well as the intersection of agile and service-oriented architecture (SOA).

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