Rebooting Agile

Posted April 22, 2019 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence Cutter Business Technology Journal

Andy Hunt and Alistair Cockburn were part of the group that wrote the Agile Manifesto, and Joshua Kerievsky was practicing Industrial XP at the time. We, as foundational members of the Agile movement, are among those who feel that Agile has become overly complicated over the years, and we are now working to simplify things; to make sure the core ideas work in all fields, not just software. As we describe in the first article of the issue, it is time to reboot Agile.

About The Author
Alistair Cockburn
Alistair Cockburn is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practice. He is consulting fellow at Humans and Technology, where he helps clients succeed with object-oriented projects, including corporate strategy, project setup, staff mentoring, process development, technical design, and design quality. He is the originator of Crystal Light methodology and has more than 20 years'… Read More
Joshua Kerievsky
Joshua Kerievsky is the CEO of Industrial Logic, a Modern Agile consultancy. Since the late 1990s, he and his colleagues have been helping organizations across the globe and in numerous industries leverage the wisdom of Lean/Agile approaches to produce awesome outcomes. Mr. Kerievsky is active on social media, has written numerous articles, and is the author of Refactoring to Patterns. He can be reached at
Andy Hunt
Andy Hunt is a programmer turned consultant, author, and publisher. He is the author of a dozen books, including The Pragmatic Programmer. Mr. Hunt is coauthor of the Agile Manifesto and cofounder of the Agile Alliance and the Pragmatic Bookshelf, publishing award-winning and critically acclaimed books for software developers. He is currently writing science fiction and experimenting with the GROWS™ Method. He can be reached at…
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