Scaling Agile – Is it possible without violating Agile Manifesto?

In short the answer is a big NO. Agile@Scale ≠ Agile@Manifesto Why do I say that Agile@Manifesto cannot be scaled? Apart from what is explicitly stated in the manifesto, there is an unstated belief that “any” software can be developed by a small group of highly talented & motivated individual as long as they are … Continue reading

Agile Maturity Model – 3 Different Approaches

Though we do not have an accepted model for accessing the level of maturity of adoption of agile methodology, there three distinct schools of thought on what an “Agile Maturity Model” could be. The first school of thought maintains that agile methodologies are only a means to an end and what is right for an … Continue reading

Agile practices now have research support

Adam Smith was wrong. Well … he was not wrong in his conclusion but he was partially wrong in his basic assumption that human always pursue their self-interest. Through the work of many scientists, we have begun to see evidence across several disciplines that people are in fact more cooperative and selfless—or behave far less … Continue reading