Just as the traditionals have their Capability Maturity Model (CMM) do agilists need an Agile Maturity Model (AMM) which allows an organization to assess current state and build a business case for adopting Agile practices?
Alan Shalloway blogs about the need to look beyond agile project management: developers must also be competent at technical skills such as refactoring, agile modeling, and test driven development (TDD).
Ivar Jacobson, father of use cases and the Unified Process (UP) as well as one of the original "Three Amigos" of UML fame, describes his vision for a streamlined version of the UP which is published on a collection of cards instead of as HTML pages.
How can existing, experienced IT professionals fit into an Agile project? By being flexible, open minded, and willing to change.
Software developers who firmly believe in an iterative approach must work for clients who, for various reasons, are rooted in a traditional methodology. This article discusses ways to help such organizations make a transition.