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Project Management the Agile Way by John Goodpasture

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The Agile Business Case

The agile business case respects and encourages the meld of business cycle goals and strategy with the urgency and importance of customer need.

Every individual endeavors to employ his capital so that its produce may be of greatest value.

Adam Smith, “The Wealth of Nations”

The Business Case Adds Value to the Project

Agile methods do not make the business case unnecessary; indeed, the business case supports and justifies the project as a strategy step toward business goals. Even if the project is simply to burn-down a bug list, the project is made better by the effort invested to imagine and explore the opportunity and its alternatives, collecting everyone’s thoughts in an organized way. Some put process labels on ...

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