CHAPTER 7: RISK

This is what Agile says

Agile acknowledges risk but doesn’t really tackle it. It reflects the fact that Agile-ers are reluctant to consider anything that might get in the way of getting on with development.

Let me quote two statements about Agile and risk management:

•Traditional Risk Management is done up front and tries to envision what could go wrong all the way to the end of the project.11

•Agile Risk Management is done more by practices than envisioning. Many Agile practices look to identify and mitigate risk throughout the project.12

•Agile exposes and provides the opportunity to recognize and mitigate risk early. Risk mitigation is achieved through: cross-functional teams, sustainable and predictable delivery pace, continuous ...

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