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Strategies for Initiating an Agile Project


One of the most misunderstood aspects of agile software development is how to initiate an agile project. Little has been written about this subject, perhaps because it's a "phase" that we just get through on the way to starting the interesting development work, perhaps because it's fairly straightforward to people with agile experience, and perhaps because many traditionalists seem to struggle with the overall concept no matter how we explain it.  To initiate an agile project successfully we must:

In short, the laws of "project physics" still seem to apply to agile projects.

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