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Welcome to InfoQ's Agile Community Site

| by Deborah Hartmann Preuss Follow 0 Followers on Aug 18, 2006. Estimated reading time: 2 minutes |
Welcome to the Agile Community on InfoQ.com where our Agile editors/practitioners scan the web to bring you news that helps you keep up with new ideas to improve your own Agile practice.

In addition, we bring you exclusive videos and articles on important and novel subjects, like Joseph Pelrine's Blend of Science, Process &Teamwork , Kent Beck on Implementation Patterns and Scrum-ban Paper Adds Kanban to Scrum.

Here we bring you a (pseudo) tag cloud, some background on Agile and some general resources of particular interest to newcomers, as well as the public AgileEvents calendar.



AgileEvents Calendar

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Some Background on Agile Software Development:

The Manifesto for Agile Software Development,
written in 2001 by 17 industry thought leaders, reads, in part:


"We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others to do it. Through this work we have come to value:

Individuals and interactions
over processes and tools
Working software
over comprehensive documentation
Customer collaboration
over contract negotiation
Responding to change
over following a plan

That is, while there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more. "



Would you like to contribute suggestions, a news source, an opinion? We're waiting to hear from you !
Deborah Hartmann



Lead Editor Deborah Hartmann is a bilingual Agile Process Coach and Open Space Facilitator living in Toronto. Deb is passionate about making teamwork valuable and rewarding, and has mentored colleagues and improved software teams throughout her 25-year journey from programmer to coach. She injects excitement and laughter into everything she does. She is a visual artist, a certified Practicing Scrum Master, runs the Open Space track at XPday North America events, and provides active leadership in both international and local Agile communities. Deb muses aloud at www.vitalbrew.com.

Deb records interviews, edits articles, and manages the group of expert writers contributing to the InfoQ Agile queue. Read more about our writers on the About Us page.

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