A Modern Take on Agile Values with “Modern Agile”

A Modern Take on Agile Values with “Modern Agile”

Agile was “formalized” in 2001 by 17 individuals that came to the conclusion that traditional approaches (aka waterfall) to deliver software were failing and ineffective. They created the Manifesto for Agile Software Development (aka the Agile Manifesto). The Agile Manifesto This manifesto contained 4 values and 12 principles that helped to guide and shape our[…]

Why ​We are Forcing People to do Agile

Why ​We are Forcing People to do Agile

Throughout our lives, we go through stages of development, expansion, and learning. This occurs when we are babies to childhood, from childhood to adolescence, and from adolescence to adulthood. It continues as a natural and important part of growth and advancement for us as individuals. This becomes particularly important when trying to function together in[…]

Scrum: The Revolutionary Agile Framework?

Scrum: The Revolutionary Agile Framework?

Scrum is an agile framework. Scrum is well-known too. Scrum enforces deep and challenges changes on those that use it. Is Scrum revolutionary, evolutionary, or just another agile framework? Let’s Examine the Agile Landscape Many agile practitioners and coaches alike consider agile to be a set of values and principles derived from the Agile Manifesto.[…]

How Agile Can Accelerate Your Transformation

How Agile Can Accelerate Your Transformation

Every organization is looking for a powerful catalyst. Each executive wants to embrace new opportunities for growth. All teams want to build amazing products. Each team member wants to be empowered. So how do Agile methods play a key part? Agile is a Dynamic Catalyst Using an Agile framework such as Scrum can greatly advance[…]