Water-Scrum-fall: It's not an Agile methodology

The bottom line? You're either Agile or you're not, and if you're not, using water-Scrum-fall to squeeze in Agile methodologies may only create problems and resentment.

Recently coined by David West, a senior analyst at Forrester, the water-Scrum-fall term describes the "goofy" manner in which many organizations are managing the design, development and deployment stages of the application lifecycle. In this clip, we hear Scott W Ambler discussing what the term water-Scrum-fall means, and why corporate culture can make it difficult to move away from this anti-methodology.

What are your thoughts on mixed agile methodologies?

This was first published in June 2012

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