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Agile and non-agile project timing

Agile versus business On an agile project one of the core principles is an on-site customer. A customer embedded in the development team and available all the time for questions and to help clarify new features. I realised this week that the reason this is so important is a timing problem. The business works on long cycles, maybe quarterly sales targets or monthly reporting periods. A business query might need to be bounced to someone’s boss or discussed in meetings before a response comes back a week later. The agile team works on a two week iteration cycle. When they…

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