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.
 See the Agile Alliance, www.agilealliance.org, 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.