This is a great article i came across on the web. It is written by DAN NORTH. Below is a glimpse of the article-
Software Craftsmanship risks putting the software at the centre rather than the benefit the software is supposed to deliver, mostly because we are romantics with big egos. Programming is about automating work like crunching data, processing and presenting information, or controlling and automating machines.
Non-programmers don’t care about the aesthetics of software in the same way non-plumbers don’t care about the aesthetics of plumbing – they just want their information in the right place or their hot water to work. (Although it’s fair to say they appreciate decent boiler controls.)
To read the full article please visit – http://dannorth.net/2011/01/11/programming-is-not-a-craft/