I was asked to write about “Why Agile Sprints Are Not Tiny Waterfalls” for SitePoint. Here’s an excerpt:
Traditional waterfall development happens from beginning to end in a sequence that’s easy to understand, and at first glance, agile sprints appear as if they’re simply shorter versions of the same workflow.
There are comparisons, but this kind of reductionism overlooks many of the true advantages of agile development.
Respecting the differences can help your team–and people watching from outside of your team–get a better understanding of agile and how it works.
Read the rest of my article about Why Agile Sprints Are Not Tiny Waterfalls on SitePoint.