CHAPTER 17: SELECTING AGILE APPROACHES THAT BEST MEET YOUR NEEDS

The five fundamental questions

The flexibility of Agile approaches allows organizations to select the most appropriate Agile practices and techniques to suit both their specific business activities and their overall corporate culture. The low overhead costs required for adopting Agile approaches means that organizations can often get started without the usual budget approval processes. This is both the appeal – and the danger – of Agile.

Although it might be tempting for you to want to ‘dive right in’ and start using Agile approaches within your organization, it is valuable for you to step back for a moment and consider the specific needs – and constraints – of your organization. ...

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