In this podcast, Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, spoke to Ivar Jacobson about his work defining the essence of software engineering.
Practices from different agile methods are locked in these methods and cannot easily be extracted and used in other methods. If you want to reuse a practice from another method, you most likely will have to rewrite it so it fits in your method. Essence helps to free the practices from the method prisons.
Most large organisations have adopted many agile methods created by many different gurus, for instance, one...