Agile is described as a mindset. But let’s call it what it is and skip the middleman. Successful organisations aren’t ones that adopt an ‘Agile mindset’. Successful organisations are ones that adopt a feminist, queer, anti-establishment, progressive mindset — one that is flexible, experimental, pushes boundaries, self-organises, and acts in service of community.
This is part of a larger story of VC funded startups ripping off the community on their way up and their way down. Their inevitable collapse under unsustainable business models hurt customers and the community yet leaves VC’s unscathed. Why are we letting this happen?