As an Agile Leader, I believe that … As a leader, I believe it is important for people I work with to know my beliefs.
As the leader of a self-organized company, I want to share those beliefs. I personally believe that: What are your beliefs? MoreAgile Manifesto. We encounter possibilities to focus more on effectiveness by working Agile and learning from that.
Based upon our experience we value : Teamwork & responsibility over Individuals and InteractionDeliver Value over Working softwarePartnership elaboration over Customer collaborationEmbrace change over Respond to Change While we value the Agile Manifesto, we state that MoreAgile is more Agile. Teamwork & responsibility over Individuals and Interaction You need great individuals and the better they interact the better it is.
But more important than having great individuals who interact brilliantly, is to have great Teams. Manifesto for Software Craftsmanship. Refactoring Manifesto - Because the world needs better code. A new lean software manifesto - Fishpool. This weekend saw Eric Ries's Lean Startup movement produce a conference on the approach.
People who were there have already summarized and documented the proceedings in quite a detail. One of the interesting take-aways seems to have been Kent Beck's proposal for the evolution of the Agile Manifesto into something more applicable to the startup context of continuous learning and adaptation. Apparently, it has created quite a bit of discussion, but apart from the video recording, I haven't seen it being stated completely anywhere. So, it goes something like this (original waterfall comparison parenthesized): Manifesto for Agile Software Development. The declaration of interdependence for modern management or DOI. The project/product management Declaration of interdependence was written in 2005 as an adjunct to the Agile Manifesto.
See also: Here is an explanation of it I wrote immediately upon returning from writing it “We …