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Agile for Project Managers by Denise Canty

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Starting Your Agile Journey

The agile journey begins with embracing change. For many organizations, moving to agile is going to be a change from the waterfall methodology. For many individuals, the move to agile will undoubtedly imply a shift in mindset and comfort level. The author recommends (and many will not be comfortable with this) to just jump in and “do it!” This would be after the proper research and analysis is done that supports the just “do it” attitude, however. In other words, conduct the proper analysis from Chapter 15 to determine if there are projects on the organization’s horizon that are agile candidates and if there are, just “do it!” Is this simple enough? Probably not for many but it’s a bold way to get started. For those ...

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