Myth vs. Reality – Thoughts?
- Individuals and interactions over processes and tools
> While this is great for small teams or start-ups, inside enterprises, a lack of alignment in different levels often generates more heat than results.
- Working software over comprehensive documentation
> If taken too literally, a radical agilist might despise any documentation, which in the long run lead could lead to impossible recovery.
- Customer collaboration over contract negotiation
> Enterprises, however, cannot afford to have zero visibility about deadlines and the productivity of agile teams.
- Responding to change over following a plan
> A team that is not capable of measuring its own performance and understanding what’s affecting it is not as effective than those that do.