Applying the Agile Manifesto and Principles
IN THIS CHAPTER
Defining the Agile Manifesto and the 12 Agile Principles
Describing the Platinum Principles
Understanding what has changed in project management
Taking the agile litmus test
This chapter describes the basics of what it means to be agile: the Agile Manifesto, with its four values, and the 12 agile principles behind the Agile Manifesto. We also expand on these basics with three additional Platinum Principles, which Platinum Edge (owned by Mark) crafted after years of experience supporting organizations’ agile transitions.
This foundation provides product development teams with the information needed to evaluate whether the project team is following agile principles, as well as whether their actions and behaviors are consistent with agile values. When you understand these values and principles, you’ll be able to ask, “Is this agile?” and be confident in your answer.
Understanding the Agile Manifesto
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