Seven Years Later: What the Agile Manifesto Left Out

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Brian Marick believes that is partly because the manifesto is focused outwardly; it tells the business how the development team will work with it. Watch Brian’s presentation to find out whether you're really doing agile or if you are agile in name only.

Although the Agile Manifesto has helped many organizations change how they build software, the agile movement now suffers from backsliding, overselling, and a resulting backlash. Brian Marick believes that is partly because the manifesto is focused outwardly; it tells the business how the development team will work with it. What it does not talk about is how the team must work within itself and with the code. Watch Brian’s presentation to find out whether you're really doing agile or if you are agile in name only.

 

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Brian Marick has worked in testing since 1981. He concentrates on testing in Agile projects. Brian founded Testing Foundations: Consulting in Software Testing in 1992. He is the author of The Craft of Software Testing and Everyday Scripting with Ruby.

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