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Smooth is Fast

The agile conundrum

Alan Cooper
3 min readDec 13, 2019

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Agile programming is all about going slow. It’s about working in small increments and reassessing your work on a weekly, if not daily basis.

All the signature elements of Agile are intrinsically slow. Most notably, agile programming is done in pairs, where two programmers sit together and design and write code as a small, tightly knit team. This, of course, slows the coding…

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Alan Cooper

Ancestry Thinker, Software Alchemist, Regenerative Rancher