Part IISeven Agile Team Practices That Scale

Chapter 9  The Define/Build/Test Component Team

Chapter 10  Two Levels of Planning and Tracking

Chapter 11  Mastering the Iteration

Chapter 12  Smaller, More Frequent Releases

Chapter 13  Concurrent Testing

Chapter 14  Continuous Integration

Chapter 15  Regular Reflection and Adaptation

In Part I, we reviewed a number of agile methods (XP, Scrum, DSDM, etc.) and one widely adopted iterative and incremental method (RUP). As we synthesize all that we have learned from studying and applying these various methods, we come to two main conclusions:

1.  They differ substantially from traditional methods. Agile is not a trivial fix, or tune-up, for what we have been doing. It is a radical change ...

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