Agile Is The New Waterfall

Well, this is what happens when you force a team to go “agile”, without them understanding anything about it and not getting a chance to make their own decisions on how they want to organize themselves. And it is what happens when you’re afraid to say “no!” to stakeholders. And when you think success of a project is measured by time and budget only, and ignore scope and quality.

I’ve seen many successful agile projects. All that is needed is people who know how it works, who don’t think in hierarchies but in roles, and who are open to speak their mind honestly at all times. This requires responsibility and trust — something that is lacking in many companies who try to just get things done ASAP…