Agile Practice Guide

Created in partnership with Agile Alliance®, the Agile Practice Guide* provides tools, situational guidelines and an understanding of various agile approaches available to enable better results. It is specially useful for those project managers accustomed to a more traditional environment to adapt to a more agile approach.

The Agile Practice Guide contains the following sections:

  • An Introduction to Agile describes the Agile Manifesto mindset, values and principles. It also covers the concepts of delinable and high-uncertainty work, and the correlation between the Lean, Kanban Method and agile approaches.
  • Life Cycle Selection introduces the various life cycles discussed in the practice guide and covers suitability filters, tailoring guidelines and common combinations of approaches.
  • Implement Angile: Creating an Agile Environment talks about critical factors to consider when creating an agile environment such as servant leadsership and team composition.
  • Implementing Agile: Delivering in an Agile Environment discusses how to organize a team and common practices the team can use for delivering value on a regular basis. It provides examples of empirical measurements for the team and for reporting status.
  • Organizational Considerations for Project Agility explores organizational factors that impact the use of agile practices, such as culture, readness, business practices and the role of a project management office (PMO).

*This Practice Guide was jointly funded by the Agile Alliance® and developed in collaboration with members of Agile Alliance®. Agile Alliance® does not endorse any agile methodology or certification.

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