Agile: Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue
Agile has become fashionable. Everything from Scrum to Network Attached Storage is going to help your company become more agile. At least if you believe what the advertising hype tells you. So agility has become something companies want. OK. But how many of them have thought through what that really means?
While discussing the product backlog with a student at my Scrum class (an employee of a well known national institution), we discovered an interesting confict:
There you have it: a management who claims it wants to be agile, but deep down, it prefers to be a pondering elephant. You can lead a horse to water…