Chapter 36. Engage the Community

One of the best sources of advice, information, and experience is the members of the Agile community. You can engage the community to your benefit through participating in local groups, conferences, mailing lists/online forums, and online publications.

Business Value

The Engage the Community practice provides information that can help you adopt and adapt any of the practices. Therefore, like all supporting practices, this practice magnifies the business value addressed by the practice(s) it supports.


As the team went into its second release, the automated functional tests started to take longer to run. The time steadily crept up to 30 minutes, and then the continuous integration build started to break regularly. ...

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