Adventures in Promiscuous Pairing: Seeking Beginner’s Mind

One of the core principles behind the Agile Manifesto is that of working at a sustainable pace over time. Having gone through the roller coaster of traditional software development approaches, this would be a welcome change. In the first three months of our project, however, we found ourselves unable to break the habit of burning ourselves out as each milestone approached.

This paper was published at the Agile 2006 conference.