It’s time to send our distinguished, historically important but now antiquated processes and practices into an honorable retirement. It’s time to return Agile to a lightweight, joyful way of helping people achieve awesome results.
Our purpose is to liberate teams from dehumanizing and ineffective ways of organizing work by putting them in control of shaping their future.
Great software today is often preferable to perfect software tomorrow.
We started by taking a look at the details of the project and it was natural for us to pass the keyboard around as we worked. We decided to continue working together, in the same way, the next day. We haven’t stopped since then.