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Industrial-Scale Agile: From Craft to Engineering

Industrial-Scale AgileFrom Craft to Engineering, illustration

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In his paper entitled "Industrial Scale Agile,"9 Roly Stimson characterizes industrial-scale agile as:

  • "Agile at any scale."
  • "Agile as the rule, not the exception."
  • "Agile sustainably, forever," not just as an unrepeatable "one-off."

This means being able to sustainably apply agile strategies appropriately to anything and everything that can benefit from them. This includes:


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