Rafał Malinowski

698 days ago

We need to go back to the origin to find out the essence of Agile. In 2001, 17 software gurus brought up the Agile Manifesto, which itself doesn’t prescribe what to do:

Individuals and interactions over processes and tools
Working software over comprehensive documentation
Customer collaboration over contract negotiation
Responding to change over following a plan

Why Agile Didn’t Work


The people who ask this question are truly puzzled. I’ve met teams who went through a lot of trouble to re-organize themselves, re-assign responsibilities, and re-define processes; and yet they were dismayed that their productivity and morale were even lower than before.