Frustrations with Agile


As I've explained a few days ago Voranc Kutnik invited me to be a speaker at Agile Slovenia 2012. After a bit of pondering I've decided for a talk with a rather provocative title "Programming, Motherfucker" and the following description:

There is a new movement among programmers called Programming, Motherfucker that rejects XP, Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall, and, as they put it, “anything else getting in the way of…Programming, Motherfucker.” Since Agile was originally developed by programmers, for programmers, it obviously doesn't deliver on that promise for at least some programmers. In this talk I'll discuss some of frustration that programmers have with agile and how could they be remedied.

You'd help me a lot in preparation for this talk, if you'd share with me your frustrations with agile. I have some issues with agile myself, and I've seen quite some programmers hating it, but I'm sure there are aspects of agile that frustrates programmers a lot and I haven't noticed them yet.