What is Agile? Agile software development is a group of software development methods in which solutions evolve through collaboration among self-organizing, cross-functional teams. It promotes adaptive planning, evolutionary development, early delivery, continuous improvement, and encourages rapid and flexible response to change.
The Agile Manifesto On February 11-13, 2001, at The Lodge at Snowbird ski resort in the Wasatch mountains of Utah, seventeen (17) people met to talk, ski, relax, and try to find common ground around Agile. What emerged was the Agile Software Development Manifesto.
Think Beyond – Break the Silos ‘Silo’ – A limited boundary (circle/block/group based on function, skill-set, job profile etc.) perspective. The ‘Silo’ (Narrow / Inbox) perspective is killer for the expected value that can be build out of a product/solution.