How Agile Changes the Role of Project Managers, Business Analysts, and Testers


much stronger focus on business understanding and creativity. Until an organization alters its recruiting, training, and reward structures to reflect this shift, it will have a difficult time embracing the benefits of agile development.

[1] See the Agile Alliance,, for the industry-accepted principles of Agile development.

About the Author:  Dave leads the agile practice for Digital Focus .  Dave brings over 15 years of experience in organizational change management and project management. For the last 4 years, Dave has served as an agile coach and change leader in helping Digital Focus and our clients adopt agile practices. Dave specializes in helping client leadership adopt a different way of thinking about IT, focusing on delivering continuous value by working in short cycles that maximize ROI.

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