The principles at the heart of Agile - value, quality, efficiency, and productivity in the workplace - have been around for some time. Dr. W. Edwards Deming, known for his Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) principles, once said “It is not enough to just do your best or work hard. You must know what to work on.” These and other principles influenced the thinkers behind the Agile Manifesto, a guideline created primarily to facilitate faster, value-driven, client-focused software development.
Today Agile has evolved into a style of management that crosses discipline, industry and geographic lines. It is represented in at least 40 Agile Methods, including Scrum, Kanban, XP, Lean, etc. Through it all, there are four (4) principles that remain at the core of Agile:
Agile seems to have become the driving organizational principle for the 21st century. To read more about it and the ideas noted here, check out the Forbes.com article titled ‘What is Agile – The Four Essential Elements’.
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