In 2001 a few of us met in hopes that we could agree on a simple statement that defines lightweight processes. We wrote a simple manifesto, and chose the name Agile. We had no idea how successful this idea would be.
At that meeting, Kent Beck stated a prime goal: “To heal the divide between business and development”.
Has that divide been healed? Or has it been made worse? Is Agile succeeding today or, like so many other movements before it, has it been diluted into irrelevance?
Come along to the offices of DigitasLBi to discuss this and more!
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The Future of Agile (If Any)
Robert Martin (@unclebobmartin) is Master Craftsman at 8th Light, Skills Matter instructor and author of a range of books (as well as hundreds of articles), including: Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship as well as his most recent, Clean Architecture: A Craftsman's Guide to Software Structure and Design.