"The Agile Sweden annual christmas party is on Thursday at the Agical office. The evening will kick off with a few lightning talks, of which I am doing one. My talk is titled “The Simplest Thing That Could Possibly Work” and will discuss how XP’s value of simplicity has more or less been forgotten as agile has gone mainstream."
"So, you are about to give a lecture on lean software development? Here are a few tips:
Do not say that the agile movement came out of the dot-com era. Mentioning the Smalltalk community at least once is a plus. If you name the language that first introduced the notion of object orientation, Simula 67 is a good choice. Do not say that Winston Royce advocated Waterfall. He didn’t Do not claim that all US Government work in the 60’s and 70’s was done in a waterfall fashion."