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Agile An Executive Guide by Jamie Lynn Cooke

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CHAPTER 3: FIVE STEPS TO AGILE SUCCESS

Step One: Choosing the right kick-off point

Although it might be tempting for you to want to ‘dive right in’ and start using an Agile method (e.g. Scrum) to salvage your struggling software projects, it is valuable for you to step back for a moment and consider the specific needs – and constraints – of your organization.

Choosing the right project(s)

Deciding where to begin using Agile methods in your organization is as important as deciding which method you will use. In addition to the criteria for project success identified in the Agile is not for every project section, you need to consider the following questions:

Is your objective to do a ‘safe’ trial of Agile before committing to its broader use across ...

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