Agile Creativity – Principle #12: Review

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) And here we are, the last Agile principle. Appropriately, it’s about review At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes … Continue reading

Agile Creativity – Principle #11: Self-Organization

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) We’re almost there, my iterative (ha) effort to review the principles behind the Agile Manifesto – for creatives. We’re on the eleventh principle. The best architectures, … Continue reading

Agile Creativity – Principle #10: Simplicity

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr) Now gear up for one of my top Agile Manifesto Principles, the 10th Agile Principle.  Let’s get to it. Simplicity–the art of maximizing the amount of work not done–is essential. It’s another one … Continue reading

Agile Creativity – Principle #9: Doing It Well

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr) Now on to the 9th Agile Principle, one of my favorites (it’s hard to pick a favorite), because it makes a great point often forgotten. It also applies to so many situations. … Continue reading

Agile Creativity – Principle #8: Sustainability

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr) Let me say up front this is one of my favorite Agile Principles (#10 is up there too.). It’s obvious, thought-provoking, and in-your face. Agile processes promote sustainable development. The sponsors, developers, … Continue reading

Agile Creativity – Principle #7: Usable Work

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr) We’ve passed the halfway points! We’re now on the Seventh Principle behind the Agile Manifesto. It looks simple, and in fact is simple, which means I’m going to go on at length … Continue reading

Agile Creativity – Principle #5: Creative Support

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr) So if Agile Principle #4 was kind of heavy, Agile Principle #5 is a bit more philosophical – but also is very thought-provoking. It states: Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them … Continue reading

Agile Creativity – Principle #4: Daily Collaboration

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr) Now the fourth Principle of Agile Software, which we’ll be re-purposing for creative work, is simple until you think about it for two seconds. It states. Business people and developers must work … Continue reading

Agile Creativity – Principle #3: Frequent Useable Delivery

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr) All right now let’s get to what the Third Agile Principle and what it means for creatives, and continue our journey to apply the Agile Manifest to creative work. I’m sorry, Third Principle … Continue reading