Should Agile even be used anymore? The cases for and against Agile and the new Agility.
In my first article in this series, I discussed the Agile software development method in general and specifics about the daily meeting. In the second, I compared Agile to Waterfall and discussed pitfalls and misconceptions of each and where hybrid models could be used. Here I look at the cases for and against Agile.
Agile isn’t even that long out of the toolbox and already there are people calling for its demise. While some are looking to adopt and integrate Agile or some version of it into their processes, there are others who feel it is not working and should be discarded. Let’s take a look at those issues and what they are about. We need to keep in mind that the framework, the method and process need to be blended into company culture in order to be successfully adapted and adopted. Failure in implementation can result from misconceptions and dilution about how it should be implemented, and what that even means resulting in the questions – should Agile even be used anymore? and if not, then what? Continue reading