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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:21:49

Extreme Programming and Accounting

The problem lies in how accounting handles software development, not in XP itself. Blindly applying accounting models from the world of factories and widgets to an activity as different as software development inevitably creates distortions in the accounts. There is interesting work to be done outside the scope of XP in rethinking a mutually beneficial relationship between accounting and software development.

Kent Beck - Extreme Programming