Agile Principles are Principals
to guide Agile
- Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and Continuous Delivery of valuable software.
- Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile Principles processes harness change for the customer's competitive advantage.
- Deliver working software frequently, from a couple of weeks to a couple of months, with a preference to the shorter timescale.
- Business people and developers must work together daily throughout the project.
- Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the job done.
- The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a Development Team is face-to-face conversation.
- Working software is the primary measure of progress.
- Agile Principles processes promote sustainable development. The sponsors, developers, and users should be able to maintain a constant pace indefinitely.
- Continuous attention to technical excellence and good design enhances agility.
- Simplicity--the art of maximizing the amount of work not done--is essential.
- The best architectures, requirements, and designs emerge from self-organizing teams.
- At regular intervals, the Delivery Team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly. (Continuous Improvement)
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