Agile Practices… visualized?

Andy Peterson ·

Only pure agile devotees will find it interesting… Revisiting agile methodologies, I wanted to solidify my understanding of the differences between agile, scrum, XP, etc. I went through a mini-research project of reviewing the “canonical” sources of these practices, and then built a quick visualization to clarify my understanding:

http://ndpsoftware.com/agile_methods/agile_methods.html

Hint: Try dragging around the boxes to see how practices are related to each other.

Warning: If it doesn’t draw anything interesting for you, refresh your browser… there’s a large component of “randomness” to the algorithm and it can get stuck easily.

Warning II: Don’t leave it running in your browser, as it’s somewhat sluggish Javascript… this was a demo thrown together in a couple hours.

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