Real Paths Toward Agile Documentation

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In a nutshell, documentation is deemed uncool and old school. Especially on flat agile teams, there’s a lack of ownership of who’s in charge of docs. And, even worse than testing, software documentation is the biggest hot potato in the software development lifecycle. Nobody wants to take responsibility for it.

Most of all, in the rapid world of agile development, documentation gets put off until the last minute and just ends up endlessly on your backlog. Oh, and of course, there’s not enough money to do it right.

But I’m here to advocate that, for the most part, you’re wrong. There always has to be time for documentation because you should always be developing with your users in mind.

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