Geared toward continuous improvement, the agile methodology can greatly increase your project’s prospects for success. Here is everything you need to know about agile project management, from certification to training to software and more.
What is agile?
Agile is a project management methodology that uses short development cycles called “sprints” to focus on continuous improvement in the development of a product or service.
Although incremental software development methods go as far back as 1957, agile was first discussed in depth in the 1970s by William Royce who published a paper on the development of large software systems. Later in 2001, the Agile Manifesto, a “formal proclamation of four key values and 12 principles to guide an iterative and people-centric approach to software development,” was published by 17 software developers. These developers gathered together to discuss lightweight development methods based on their combined experience.
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