The agile style of operation involves initially accepting uncertainty and complexity: It is only then that agile managers can become skilled at adapting to change. When this initial hurdle is overcome, the agile style also requires building closer and stronger relationships with project sponsors, stakeholders, customers, and a concentration on business outcomes and tangible customer value. In general, agile managers need to be comfortable with
Limited upfront analysis and limited detailed planning
The urgency and excitement imposed by chunking work regularly and delivering it incrementally
Sharing authority with the technical coach, customer, and other team members
Increased communication and relationships with project ...