Business people and developers must work together daily throughout the project.
– Agile Principles
Email is not Enough
Working together involves more than exchanging e-mails about the software. It’s more than passive instant messenger conversations. It’s not reviewing a digital agile tool in isolation. Working together means collaborating, negotiating and exploring the software that is being built.
Too Busy for Success?
If you’re too busy to interact, fairly frequently, on a daily basis with the rest of the team, you’re too busy to enable product success. High performance teams don’t allow their schedules to be overrun by meetings. They don’t let anything get in the way of daily collaboration, negotiating and exploration.
More in the Agile Principles Series
- Agile Principles: Progress Requires Working Software
- Agile Principles: Tear Down These Cubes
- Agile Principles: Self-Organizing Teams are Motivated Teams
- Agile Principles: Collaborate Everyday
- Agile Principles: Frequently Deliver Working Software
- Agile Principles: Iterate. Evaluate. Repeat.
- Agile Principles: Deliver Early and Often, but Always Deliver Value