Link: Agile Police or Agile Ambassadors

Derek Whether is definitely on to something. He’s recently posted an article on his blog poking fun at a common cultural blunder people seem to make when they judge or criticize someone for “not being agile enough” or “not doing Scrum right.”

What is it about our culture that leads us to criticize?

He questions why do we tend look to others as though they are doing something wrong and the “agile police” or “vegetarian police” are going to show up and make arrests.

Instead of asserting the law, perhaps sometimes we can become advocates or ambassadors instead.

He makes a good point and even suggests an amendment to the Agile Manifesto. Take a peek. It’s certainly a 13th principle I’d agree to.


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