Agile Manifesto

Definition of the Agile Manifesto:

The Agile Manifesto includes 4 values and 12 principles of an iterative software development process. In February 2001, 17 software developers met in Utah to discuss lightweight development methods. They published the Manifesto for Agile Software Development, which covered how they found “better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it.”

Use of the Agile Manifesto:

The Agile Manifesto is used when managing any process that aligns with its core concepts, such as Agile methodology.

Benefits of the Agile Manifesto:

  • Frequent testing and continuous delivery of valuable software.
  • Welcomes changing requirements.
  • Promotes cross-functional collaboration.

You can read more about the Agile Manifesto with it's values and principles in our Agile Foundations.

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Sohrab Salimi

Scrum Academy GmbH

Sohrab is a long-standing Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and CEO of the Scrum Academy GmbH based in Cologne. He is a trained medical doctor and worked for Bain & Company as a consultant and as a CIO at SE-Consulting, among others, before founding the Scrum Academy. As a consultant and trainer, he has been supporting companies from a wide range of industries for over a decade on topics related to agile transformation, innovation and organizational development.

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