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Getting It Done: Project Management in Action by Project Management Institute

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Agile Must-Haves

Three requirements for a great agile team.

Gerald O'Connor, MA, MSC, PMI-ACP, PMP

Although agile approaches do not prioritize processes, tools and documentation, agile isn't anarchy. In fact, three factors are required for a great experience with agile.

A GREAT COACH

The agile project manager's role is to facilitate and direct a team to achieve a common vision. To do this well, the project manager must ensure team members have everything they need to best fulfill their role and complete the project's tasks. The project manager should remove anything that may get in the team's way of realizing the project's vision.

A great agile project manager can get the best out of every team member and point the team in the right direction—as ...

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