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The Failure of Agile


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Andy Hunt

"Agile methods ask practitioners to think, and frankly, that's a hard sell," Hunt says.

Credit: Toolshed Technologies

I am proud to be one of the 17 founders/authors of the The Agile Manifesto back in 2001. But in the 14 years since then, we've lost our way. The word "agile" has become sloganized; meaningless at best, jingoist at worst.

And worst of all, agile methods themselves have not been agile. How did we get into this mess?

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