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The purpose of this assignment is to identify the major components of agile and compare the structure of a lean business case to a traditional case.
The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology is an industry standard framework that organizations use to scale agile and lean practices to an enterprise level. One artifact prescribed by SAFe is the lean business case. Using what you have learned about a traditional business case, compare the structure of a lean business case. Explain the benefits of each. Provide an example of when it would be best to use a traditional business case and explain why. Discuss a scenario when it would be best to use a lean business case and explain your reasoning.
Read “What Is Agile 101?” (provided in topic Resources). Write a 250-500-word summary answering the following:
- Describe the Agile Manifesto. Discuss why it was developed?
- Select two of the 12 agile principles and discuss why they are important.
In a 500-word summary, explain the differences between agile and waterfall approach to project management. Provide examples of when an organization would use each approach. Is there a time when either agile or waterfall would be appropriate?