Answers to “Five Easy Questions” from Jurgen Appelo

I was recently asked to answer “five easy questions” by Jurgen Appelo for his very interesting blog. You can read my answers on his site. Be sure to look around on the rest of Jurgen's site as he has lots of interesting articles, especially if you're interesting in complexity theory as related to agile software development.




About the Author

As the founder of Mountain Goat Software, Mike Cohn specializes in helping companies adopt and improve their use of agile processes and techniques to build extremely high-performance teams. He is the author of User Stories Applied for Agile Software Development, Agile Estimating and Planning, and Succeeding with Agile. Mike is a founding member of theĀ Agile Alliance and Scrum Alliance. He is also the founder of, an online agile training website. He can be reached at or connect with Mike on Google+.