Agile, as it’s currently being implemented in most companies, has become a “dumb” process. It doesn’t have a brain. The feedback loops originally intended to inform next steps have instead become checkpoints to ensure we’ve completed what we agreed to 2 weeks earlier.
Agile Doesn’t Have a Brain
Jeff Gothelf

In many clients I work with, absolutely this is the truth. However, I would please ask caution against blanket statements like this because it’s not always the case. The nuance is hard to explore in a concise blog post but it’s there and it’s valid.