Staying Agile? It's Document Critical

Agile methodologies are inherently prone to poor documentation practices. In an article in the ICT journal, Pierre-Alexandre Riera explores how proper documentation helps ensure their success.


Agile methodologies play an essential part in our delivery of quality projects, yet they are inherently prone to poor documentation practices. Although distinct from a Waterfall methodology, Agile still requires strong documentation to ensure final product needs are met.

Over the last six years, a 40% increase in the use of Agile has helped prove its growing popularity. This enthusiasm is due to both their success and tangible results, enforced by means of guidelines. One of these guidelines, often criticized, is the role of documentation. Agile promotes a functional (albeit necessary), rather than a static documentation.

Pierre-Alexandre Riera explores the specifics of documentation in this ICT Journal article (in French).

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kirk havelock
Kirk Havelock

Kirk drives internal and external communications according to company goals, ambition, values and culture, to support objectives throughout Dentsu Aegis Network.