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  • Agile at 10 – A State of Contradiction

    by Mike Beedle on  May 03, 2011 3

    Mike Beedle states that agile is in a state of contradiction, the agile of 10 years ago is now passé and we run the disk of diluting the real meaning of being agile through lip service implementations without focusing on quality. He echoes the call in the 10 Year Reunion meeting for a concerted focus on quality, and asks what an Agile Manifesto 2.0 should contain.

  • The Art of Creating Whole Teams: how agile has changed the way we work with our customers

    by Angela Martin on  Mar 15, 2011 2

    Angela Martin earned her PhD examining how agile methods work in practice and what is different about this way of working. She shares some of the key practices which organisations can implement to increase their likelihood of successful cultural change through creating Whole Teams - truly cross functional collaborative teams working well together to deliver products which meet customer's needs

  • The Accidental Agilist: A Personal Look Back at 10 Years of the Agile Manifesto

    by Johanna Rothman on  Mar 03, 2011

    Johanna Rothman reflects on her journey to pragmatic agility. She discusses the way in which agile practices work together to improve project outcomes, and how this is not restricted to software development. She challenges teams to embrace the transparency that agile brings and stop talking about becoming agile and start doing it properly.

Reflections on the 10 Years Since the Agile Manifesto

Posted by Mike Cohn on  Feb 23, 2011

Mike Cohn reflects on a decade of Agility and looks forward to the day when we no longer see being agile as something special, rather agile is just the way software development is done. 2

Agile 10 Years On

Posted by James Coplien on  Feb 18, 2011

James Coplien looks at the Agile Manifesto as a checkpoint in the cycle of fashion and change, and a tool that became an instrument of broad mainstream acceptance of prevailing technical practices. 4

A Personal Reflection on Agile Ten Years On

Posted by Stephen J. Mellor on  Feb 11, 2011

Stephen J Mellor is one of the original signatories of the Manifesto. His focus is on the use of models in software development works to overcome the perceived conflict between Agile and modelling. 6

"Flirting" With Your Customers

Posted by Jenni (Dow) Jepsen on  Nov 20, 2009

This article shows how flirting skills can be used to improve interactions in the workplace. 13

Book Excerpt: Agile Software Development, 2nd ed.

Posted by Alistair Cockburn on  Oct 30, 2006

InfoQ presents Chapter 1 of Alistair Cockburn's updated classic. He compares software development with another team-cooperative game - rock climbing - to help us think differently about how we work. 1

Do Agile Practices Make it an Agile Project?

Posted by Deborah Hartmann Preuss on  Oct 17, 2006

InfoQ editor Deborah Hartmann challenges agile practitioners to consider: are our practices still aligned with the Agile Manifesto? 15

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