Agile and lean development can't be forced to happen solely as the result of top-down mandates or according to rigid plans with sharp end-dates; nor can it ever stop happening in order to be truly "agile." It must be dynamic, fluid and able to negotiate the needs that arise in the arc of adaptive and predictive measures common to Agile requirements.
Practices for Scaling Lean & Agile Development, authored by Craig Larman and Bas Vodde, aims to help businesses keep focus on the core concepts of agile development by laying out steps you can take to ensure that these principles are implemented properly - and adopted holistically - by personnel at all levels and on large scales. The excerpt provided by Pearson Education, "Inspect & Adapt," can be quickly summed up like this: Go. See. Figure out what's wrong (and right) by inspecting. Then adapt. Repeat.
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