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G. Califano, D. SpinksAdopting Agile Across Bordershttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6948-0_1

1. Welcome to the World

Glaudia Califano1   and David Spinks1
Milton Keynes, UK
Thousands of teams from all around the world have been building products using iterative and incremental methods since the 1990s, with traces of the techniques going back as far as 1957.1 A number of lightweight frameworks such as RAD, DSDM, XP, and Scrum subsequently emerged, and in 2001, 17 pioneering figures in the field of software development met at a resort in Snowbird, Utah, to discuss these development methods. Out of this historical meeting, this group published the Manifesto ...

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