After twelve agile years has the world of software development really changed?

An Energized Work Production.

The Agile Manifesto for software development hit the streets over ten years ago. Has anything really changed? Simon Baker believes that while much has been learned, significant progress continues to be hampered by prevailing operating principles and an obsession with efficiency, productivity and costs.

About the author

Simon Baker is a cofounder of Energized Work and 2009 recipient of the Agile Alliance Gordon Pask Award. He can be reached by email at

Simon is a Chartered Electronic Engineer with 20 years experience in media, retail, healthcare, financial services and banking. He is a rebel with a track record creating exciting working conditions that change the way people deliver software for the better. Simon speaks internationally about applying agile and lean principles and techniques in business, software development, and information technology.

Read an interview with Simon Baker about No Bull, over on InfoQ.

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17-page PDF, 3.2MB. Re-published 27-06-2012 in English

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