satisfy the customer -
Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software.
Welcome changing requirements -
Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile processes harness change for the customer's competitive advantage.
Deliver working software frequently -
Deliver working software frequently, from a couple of weeks to a couple of months, with a preference to the shorter timescale.
Business & Dev work together -
Business people and developers must work together daily throughout the project.
projects around motivated individuals -
Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the job done.
face-to-face conversation -
The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a development team is face-to-face conversation.
Working software metric -
Working software is the primary measure of progress.
sustainable development -
Agile processes promote sustainable development. The sponsors, developers, and users should be able to maintain a constant pace indefinitely.
attention technical excellence -
Continuous attention to technical excellence and good design enhances agility.
the art of maximizing the amount of work not done — is essential.
arch self-organizing teams -
The best architectures, requirements, and designs emerge from self-organizing teams.
reflect about effectiveness -
At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly.