In recent years, agile methods have become more popular in the software industry. Agile methods are a new approach compared to plan‐driven approaches. One of the most important shifts in adopting an agile approach is the central focus given to people in the process. This is exemplified by the independence afforded to developers in the development work they do. This work investigates the opinions of practitioners about daily stand‐up meetings in the agile methods and the role of developer in that. For our investigation we joined a yahoo group called “Extreme Programming”. Our investigation suggests that although trust is an important factor in agile methods. But stand‐ups are not the place to build trust.

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