Chapter 4. Roles, Rights, and Responsibilities

Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the job done. Principle #5 behind the Agile Manifesto

People build solutions—not processes, not tools, not practices—people. The first value of the Agile Manifesto is “individuals and interactions over processes and tools,” indicating that people and the way that they work together are a primary determinant of success for an IT delivery project. This chapter also describes the rights and responsibilities that people have, as well as the roles they take, on Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) projects. These three things provide an organizational foundation for building DAD teams, for interactions ...

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