It started with this 2014 post by Dave Thomas, one of the creators of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. Dave proposed to retire the word “Agile”. To learn why, you may listen his recent presentation. Below are a few interesting quotes:
“Some people think they are important. Don’t let them tell you what to do. “
“Agile experts give you rules of how to do stuff. This is wrong because No Rules are Universal. All rules need context.”
“How do you know what to do? The simple answer is: you don’t!”
What to do when you don’t know what to do:
The recent LinkedIn post “Agile is Dead” provides further details about the death of agile industry.