It has never been more important for teams and leaders to understand Agile and how to apply it well

This chapter explains why Agile approaches are not only still important today but are more important than ever. We will explore why:

  • Despite emerging over 20 years ago, the conditions that brought about the movement towards Agile development are still present and have intensified.
  • Agile approaches are being applied in a growing range of areas and becoming commonplace, although they are also hard to do well and often applied poorly.
  • Agile approaches, which began with software projects, are being applied to a wider range of business problems and are well matched to them.
  • The secret to applying Agile well is to ...

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