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PRINCE2 Agile An Implementation Pocket Guide by Jamie Lynn Cooke

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CHAPTER 2: OVERVIEW OF AGILE

“Agile” is a collective term for adaptive management methodologies (and practices) that have emerged over the past two decades to increase the relevance, quality, flexibility, and value of business solutions.12 They are commonsense approaches for applying the finite resources of an organization to continuously deliver low-risk, high business-value outputs within allocated time and budget constraints.

For the IT industry, these approaches are used to address the problems that have historically plagued software development and service delivery activities, including budget overruns, missed deadlines, low-quality outputs, and dissatisfied users.

Although there is a broad range of Agile methods in the IT industry – from ...

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