What is Agile?

Let’s start with the basics: what is Agile?

It’s an umbrella term, coined in February 2001 when the Agile Manifesto was created. The manifesto starts by saying: We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. It’s important to understand that it says uncovering – it doesn’t claim to be the definitive How To for software development. Sixteen years later, I think it’s safe to say we are still uncovering better ways.
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Most of the content of this site has been for my curriculum vitae … until now! I’ve seen enough similar challenges across the many teams I’ve coached over the years, so I think it’s time to share some of them.

I’ll use tags to keep them separate (blog and cv) and you’ll also be able to find them in the sidebar.

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Agile Coach, EPAM 2013-2017

Overview: coaching teams, managers and business partners to help improve the way we deliver projects, products and services.
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RBC’s Agile Symposium, 2013

RBC’s Agile Centre of Excellence (CoE) hosted the 4th Agile Symposium on October 4th 2013. The consolidated presentation deck is available in PDF (7MB).

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