How might we use the precepts of agile programming in general (non-IT) business settings?
Agile programming has come a long way from its early incarnation as extreme programming on the first wiki. It’s been influenced by lean manufacturing and spawned practices like Scrum.
Yet the agile community remains pretty insular. Only lately have people seriously explored how agile principles and practices might be used outside software development.
- What does agile mean? What are its core practices?
- How do those practices and principles apply to general management?
- What virtues and new value can this bring?