[Infographic] The Core Principles of Agile Software Development
In Agile, leaders follow a philosophy that encourages their employees to practice teamwork and accountability. Teams work following a set of best practices that will make way for more efficient and faster delivery of top-notch software that will ultimately meet the company’s goals and, more importantly, the customer’s needs.
Below we've outlined the 12 Core Principles of Agile Software Development.
- Satisfy the client by continually delivering software
- Changes should be embraced however early or late in the project if it ultimately benefits the client
- Working software should be developed in a shorter time span
- Developers and business people should work closely together daily throughout the duration of the entire project
- Interaction and communication between parties are best done face-to-face
- An environment of appreciation, trust, and empowerment should be created so as to build a team of motivated people
- The key measure of progress is a working software
- Sustainable development should be promoted
- Excellence and quality of the software development will be closely and continuously monitored to boost agility
- Simplicity is fundamental in effective agile management
- The best output, architecture, and design can be produced if you have self-organized teams
- Teams should regularly reflect on their work to analyze and adapt to changes that will make the process more efficient.
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