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Agile Principles

Sunday, October 23, 2022
Author: Business Consultants, Inc.

Agile Principles

The agile principles have been developed to aid businesses on how to adopt agile values and implement them in the workplace.

The principles will help management create a work environment that is focused on the customer, that aligns to business objectives and that can respond and pivot quickly as user needs and market forces change1.

  1. Satisfying customers through early and continuous delivery of valuable work.
  2. Breaking big work down into smaller tasks that can be completed quickly.
  3. Recognizing that the best work emerges from self-organized teams.
  4. Providing motivated individuals with the environment and support they need and trusting them to get the job done.
  5. Creating processes that promote sustainable efforts.
  6. Maintaining a constant pace for completed work.
  7. Welcoming changing requirements, even late in a project.
  8. Assembling the project team and business owners on a daily basis throughout the project.
  9. Having the team reflect at regular intervals on how to become more effective, then tuning and adjusting behavior accordingly.
  10. Measuring progress by the amount of completed work.
  11. Continually seeking excellence.
  12. Harnessing change for a competitive advantage.




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