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I am not aware of a process that explicitly discourages developers to pick their tasks. Instead, most agile frameworks encourage the use of self-organising teams. One aspect of being self-organising is that the team will decide how tasks are distributed amongst the team members. It would certainly be legitimate for a team to try a random or pseudo-random ...


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You ask: Is there a process that promotes the group to assign tasks to individual developers. The tasks should be assigned as part of a group decision and as part of what comes next. What you need to do is to explain to the team (those doing the picking) what you are aiming at. This may then encourage them to divide up the task as you expect. Once they ...


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Agile is about self-organizing teams. The team is the one that can figure out the best way of doing the work, and usually, you end up with some kind of pull system. People take work, they are not assigned work. If the team decided it's a good idea to encourage everyone to take tasks that they are not familiar with, then that's one thing. If you want a ...


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