Agile pills do not cure all diseases. These are most effective if applied to the RIGHT projects, teams, and organizations. Review the following Agile Helpline Rule Of Thumb. Enjoy reading and don't forget to share your feedback. Is Agile meant for you?
RULE OF THUMB: AGILE is NOT appropriate for a(an):
- PROJECT without significant urgency, complexity and novelty (uniqueness).
- TEAM, which is not self-organizing and does not believe in inspecting and adapting.
- ORGANIZATION, which improperly invest in good engineering practices (e.g. TDD, CI etc.) and cross-functional teams.
Here is a visual aid for your slide deck. Don't remove "Agile Helpline" from it though.
Here is non-software specific view of agility: