[thelist] Fulltime to freelance

Matt Warden mwarden at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 14:57:43 CST 2008

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 3:54 PM, Hassan Schroeder
<hassan.schroeder at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:41 PM, Lee Kowalkowski
> <lee.kowalkowski at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> You go back to the requirements and it is clear that
>>> you built the system exactly as specified by the client project team
>>> (who are a part of the administrative unit and not the end users, who
>>> are, say, field workers).
>> 1. "requirement specifications are always wrong".
> The (derogatory) term used on Agile-oriented mailing lists is BDUF --
> Big Design Up Front.
> Pretty much guaranteed to be late /and/ not what was needed  :-)

Ok, but interesting point... does the agile dev approach basically
require contracts always to be time & materials? It would seems so.

Matt Warden
Cincinnati, OH, USA

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