How does the rabbit manage not to get eaten? Is it faster than its predators? Nope, it is more nimble. Unfortunately, the agile industrial complex seems to be focusing on sheer speed - and volume. It is time to think again about what it means to be agile.
A fair number of the people behind the Agile Manifesto are critical of what "Agile" has become.
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