On Teams, Discipline, and Delivery Schedules

Posted November 1, 2018 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence

Recently, the Cutter Consortium editor who facilitates this Advisor series sent me a set of questions frequently asked about Agile transitions. Among the ones I found most intriguing wasn’t really a question but merely a statement, claiming: “Misunderstanding on the part of teams that Agile allows for less discipline, leading to less precise delivery schedules.” There are several elements of this statement that I encounter frequently, so I decided to use it as a basis for this article.

About The Author
Jens Coldewey
Jens Coldewey, based in Munich, Germany, is a Senior Consultant with Cutter's Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practice. For more than 10 years, Mr. Coldewey has worked with numerous top 50 large and medium-sized companies to introduce Agile practices and Agile management, specializing in deploying Agile development in large organizations. He is a founding member of the nonprofit AgileAlliance and has served as board member… Read More
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