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Agile An Executive Guide by Jamie Lynn Cooke

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CHAPTER 2: WHAT CAN AGILE DO FOR MY ORGANIZATION?

Before we identify the many things that Agile methods can do for your organization, it is important to identify the types of organizations and projects that are best suited for Agile work and to clear up some common misconceptions surrounding these methods.

Agile is not for every organization

Agile methods are extremely effective at addressing two of the most common challenges in software delivery:

  • responsiveness to change, and
  • the sustainable production of high
  • business-value outputs within project constraints.

This means that, the more that your organization is faced with ongoing changes to requirements and/or unsustainable IT overheads, the better positioned you are to receive substantial ...

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