Agile vs. Agility
If you are fairly new to agile and are still trying to figure out what the big deal is, let’s go back into history. When everyone had mainframes back in the 70’s & 80’s with applications that had a shelf-life of over 20 years, no one had a need for this thing we’ve coined ‘agile.’ Click HERE to get a clearer picture of what agile is – or what it has turned into – and where agility fits into the bigger picture. Are they the same? If not, what is the difference?
The PM in You
If you are new to agile or been with a company who is more traditionally steeped in project management and SDLC methodologies, there’s a reason why you are here reading this. Perhaps you are one who has been on the business side with deep product knowledge in your company’s applications and services. You are well acquainted with running down business stakeholders to understand the work and write detailed requirements that keep those products running well. Then, you start to hear some rumblings about the company moving to agile, and you wonder what that means for you. Is there a place for you? Are your skill sets transferrable in this new way of developing and delivery work? Will you be on an agile team, and if you are, what will be your role there? Click HERE to get Gerald’s take on how your skills can remain relevant and marketable to avoid getting stuck.