This chapter covers the following topics:
• agile adoption;
• the business analyst role in an agile world.
When agile approaches began in the early 2000s, they were mainly being applied by small teams to small, relatively simple problems and they worked really well. As the agile movement has grown and become more fashionable, teams and organisations are trying to obtain the benefits of agile for larger and more complex problems, and with larger and more diverse teams. The history in Chapter 2 clarifies that this is not how agile began. As a result, it should be no surprise that some of the recommended approaches and methods struggle when faced with large and complex problems where the adoption ...