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Agile Principals Across Business Sectors

Agile methodology was first designed in 2001 to help software teams respond to the unpredictability that arose with the complexity of software development. Agile moved away from the plan up front predictable project management style of waterfall to an incremental and iterative method. Reading through the Agile Manifesto and it’s twelve agile principals you’ll begin to see the foundation for a company that is thriving in the 21st century.

  • Customer focused
  • Adaptive
  • Intrinsically motivated individuals
  • Collaboration

We have a deep understanding of Agile practices and principles through the dozens of Agile projects we have led.  We’ve seen what works and what doesn’t and are taking our Agile experience to leadership teams and applying the principles that promote innovation and creativity in a constantly changing complex environment. 

Twelve Principles of Agile Software Published by Various
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The Friction Between Agile Culture and Traditional Management Culture

Steve Denning describes the differences between the traditional vertical structure of management and the adaptive horizontal structure of agile. With the traditional structure being conceived over 150 years ago, Denning details how the business landscape has changed since its origins and how our organizational structures need to adapt to keep up.

Why Do Managers Hate Agile? Published by Steven Denning
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Agile Living: Learning How to Live

Agile Living: Learning How to Live Energy is what fuels us. After reading a recent article by Tony Schwartz on “managing” one’s energy, it struck me. Understanding how we use our energy is what will give us our competitive advantage. It allows us to rev up when needed but also requires us to take a … Continued