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    Modern Agile Trends

    The word "AGILE" is very common in the software and IT industry today. Let me shed some light on why we hear this in every software development success story.

    Definition of agile:

    “Agile is an iterative project management and software development approach that helps teams deliver value to their customers faster and without worry. Instead of betting everything on a 'big bang launch, an agile team delivers work in small but consumable increments."

    In the modern age, business is full of techniques, processes, methodologies, and tools that fall under the agile umbrella.

    Many consider these other promotions ballyhoo over agile, feeling that they move away from the simplicity that agile principles promote. Agile aims to maneuver to the next level, not by adding complexity, but by simplifying – focusing only on the following four principles.

    Modern agile

    What is Modern Agile?

    Modern Agile is much broader than an agile framework. It is a concept that takes into account many more areas. Modern Agile has no roles, responsibilities, or fixed frameworks that allow project teams more freedom to get things done.

    Over the past few years, technology companies, software houses, and tech entrepreneurs have thought that leaders and lean/agile practitioners have discovered easier, more resilient, and more effective ways to be agile. These fashionable approaches share the spotlight in producing exceptional results and cultivating an excellent culture.

    Modern agile methods are defined by four main principles:

    • Make People Awesome

    • Make safety a prerequisite

    • Experiment and learn quickly

    • Deliver value continuously

    World-famous technology companies like Google, Amazon, Airbnb, Etsy and more. They are modern examples of these four principles. However, you don't have to be a company with a complete reputation to take advantage of the agile knowledge trends.

    Modern Agile is a community for people who want to discover better ways to achieve amazing results. It uses wisdom from many industries, is principles-based and framework-free.

    . Joshua Kerievsky, CEO, of Industrial Logic

    Make People Awesome

    When a product or service-based company starts a process, it must work directly or laterally in a direction that satisfies its stakeholders. In the process, he must also ensure that his developers/engineers and other involved team members are not exploited or suffer. The first principle of Modern Agile is also about the same.

    This principle suggests that businesses should accurately cover everyone, understand their pain points, find out their limitations and help them come (or feel) valuable and awesome.

    Make safety a prerequisite

    Safety is a basic human need and at the same time the key to being able to perform at a high level. This point emphasizes that safety is a prerequisite. This principle helps you protect people's time, information, reputation, money, health and relationships.

    Experiment and learn fast

    You can't make people awesome or make safety a prerequisite if you don't learn. We learn quickly through frequent experimentation. We make our experiments "fail safe" so we are not afraid to do more experiments. When we get stuck or don't learn enough, we take it as a sign that we need to learn more by doing more experiments.

    Deliver value continuously

    Anything that isn't delivered doesn't help anyone become more awesome or safer. In modern agility, we ask ourselves, “How could valuable work be delivered faster? Delivering value continuously requires us to break larger amounts of value into smaller pieces that can be safely delivered now, not later.

    Resources
    1. https://modernagile.org/
    2. https://www.infoq.com/articles/modern-agile-intro/
    3. https://techbeacon.com/app-dev-testing/modern-agile-heart-agile-new-focus-agile-development
    4. https://blog.crisp.se/2018/06/27/mikaelbrodd/modern-agile
    5. https://www.agilealliance.org/resources/videos/modern-agile/
    6. https://www.boye-co.com/blog/2018/10/29/modern-agile-means-doing-things-very-differently-than-ten-years-ago
    7. https://www.industriallogic.com/modern-agile-workshop/
    BLog By: Hamza Ali Syed

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