The number of people choosing the Agile approach is growing exponentially. Their eagerness to apply it without first taking the time to understand the entirety of the Agile approach and practices often results in mass chaos. Without preparation for the classic hurdles that emerge when one begins the journey to the ‘other side’, one can become easily discouraged. At that point, it no longer matters that your choice to adapt Agile practices was because Agile speaks to the delivery of customer value. Instead you are overcome with a daunting sense of failure, because you thought you had read enough Agile books and attended enough conferences to do this alone.
After all, Agile is just another methodology, right?