Does it make sense to build your own workflow engine?

A “workflow engine” is becoming the new must-have for enterprise system development. In days gone by it might have been an automatic choice to go for an expert system, Enterprise Service Bus, messaging infrastructure or big-ticket database, but those now seem a little bit pass√©. There are several commercial workflow engines available, and a whole …

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Does Agile coaching set up problems for later?

I have seen several attempts to implement an agile approach to software development within large organizations, and in many¬† (if not all) of those cases the end result has not been very compelling. This is in direct contrast to agile adoption in smaller, typically single-team, companies. It’s natural enough to assume that problems with implementing …

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