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You keep using the word agile, I do not think it means what you think it means


Nathan Gloyn


Independent software consultant and agile coach, Nathan is passionate about development and a firm believer in agile principles. In his day job he is contractor helping clients to build & deliver working software.

Brief Overview


Independent software consultant and agile coach, Nathan is passionate about development and a firm believer in agile principles. In his day job he is contractor helping clients to build & deliver working software.

Description


More and more you hear of people that have being working in an agile team writing blog posts like "Scrum should die in a fire", or people on twitter complaining about "yet another agile meeting that goes on for hours".

The first thing that comes to mind when I read these posts/tweets is that the person wasn't working in an agile manner in the first place.

In this presentation I'm going to look at what people frequently think agile is, explain why it’s not agile, and then move on to discuss what agile is covering principles & practices.

I can't promise I'll provide enough information to allow you to fix agile where you work but hopefully you'll have a better idea of what agile looks like which in turn could help you improve your agile implementation.