You Do Not Understand Agile

Agile is not a proper noun. Agile is not a person, place, or thing. You do not do agile. You are agile. Here are some tips.

Agile is not a proper noun. Agile is not a person, place, or thing. You do not do agile. You are agile.

What Is It?

My simple explanation of agile is: You have a vision of what you want to accomplish and the ability to make decisions. Assemble a group of smart, dedicated, and capable people to start figuring out how to do it and validate your assumptions and outputs along the way.

It’s as simple as that. That is agility. The understanding and acceptance that you will not know everything in advance but as long as you have a team of capable people with a set of top level goals and a single voice that can make decisions, you’ll figured out the rest as you go.

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