August 2008

Agile Methodology - What Is It?

What Is Agile?

Agile methodology is an approach to project management, typically used in software development. It helps teams respond to the unpredictability of building software through incremental, iterative work cadences, known as sprints. But before discussing agile methodologies further, itÂ’s best to first turn to the methodology that inspired it: waterfall, or traditional sequential development.

Where Did Agile Come From?

In 1970, Dr.


Thanks for reading my blog on the agile methodology for software development. What is agile? Well, answering that question is the goal of this site. You can find content here on everything from its specific vocabulary, meetings, and roles to common challenges and suggestions for working through them. Agile is about teamwork, so feel free to weigh in with your own thoughts! Full disclosure though - I am emplyoed by CollabNet, one of he leading vendors of Agile tools and services.