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Becoming Agile: ... in an imperfect world by Greg Smith, Ahmed Sidky

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Chapter 20. Adapting: reacting positively to change

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Take the world as it is, not as it ought to be.

 
 --German proverb

So far, every chapter in this book has emphasized being agile and adapting to change. Acme Media adapted to a revised product vision during feasibility and reacted to feature discoveries during planning. In this chapter, we'll discuss how to react and adjust to information you discover during development iterations.

No matter what methodology you use, you'll always have to deal with issues and challenges during development. Your advantage is that you're expecting change and you have tools and processes in place that support and embrace adaptation.

Managing changes and decisions during development is still a difficult feat. You're ...

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