The Why and What INTRODUCTION TO AGILE@arsagilis
“ Plans are useless, but planning is everything ” US President Edward D. Eisenhower, 1957@arsagilis
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What is Agile about? Welcoming change Working with uncertainty Reducing risk Delivering value at every step Quality of products Retaining people & talent
Agile does all that by ... Constantly reprioritising and replanning Slicing requirements into small & achievable pieces of work Slicing requirements for value Empowering their teams and people
Agile Manifesto Individuals and Process and over interactions tools Working Comprehensive over software documentation Customer Contract over collaboration negotiation Responding to Following a over change plan@arsagilis
The PM Triangle Cost Quality Schedule ScopeMaximum of 2 can befixed!
A common sense approachWe make decision based on the ... but do it often information we have Rather than ... we spread making one all- decision-makingencompassing set across the project of decisions
Don’t waste time ...... detailing out the distant future – things WILL changeFocus on the immediate futureThings get blurrier the further away they areROADMAPS!