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Project Management the Agile Way by John C. Goodpasture

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12

Transitioning to Agile

Perhaps there is one true way to do agile—the way that works best for each team.

Mike Cohn1

Our theme for this chapter is that the true way to do agile is the way that works best for the team, the project, the portfolio, and for the business. There is no absolute best way, and there is no absolute set of practices. As we described in Chapter 1, many of the agile methodologies are incomplete or not as well defined as their traditional counterparts. So, to what are you transitioning? That’s for each project office to decide.

In a manner of speaking, this entire book is about transition, about getting agile working in an enterprise environment and business context. With that said, there are some topics specifically on ...

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