Tattoo artists are a profession that requires certification.

Tattoo artists are a profession that requires certification.

In a recent conversation on the Post-Agile Age with Ira Weinstein, Scrum master, architect and more, I pointed out that the end of Agile as movement did not mean that people would stop doing stand-ups, test driven development or even retrospectives, but rather the basis for adoption was no longer driven by the values and principles espoused by the Agile Manifesto. This change in the reason why people are adopting Agile changes the practices that get adopted and the value derived through Agile practices.  The discussion of a Post-Agile Age is not an esoteric exercise.  During our discussion, we examined the impact of the development of more and stronger prescriptive norms that define what is or more accurately what isn’t Agile. (more…)