Personal Profile


Riga, Latvia
the team over managing tasks, and adapting to change over conforming to plans.
I have a Lean Startup approach to product development and I believe that User
Scrum, eXtreme Programming (XP), Lean Software Development, Kanban,
Adaptive Software Development (ASD), Crystal Methods, Dynamic Systems
Development Method (DSDM), Feature-Driven Development (FDD).
Drawing from all of the agile processes, I help the team to customize a process to
its needs. Agile is an adjective, not a noun. Agile means flexible, but all these
named
processes are based on rigid rules. Rather than molding people to a set of
common processes and practices, processes and practices should be molded to
the team itself. I value principles more than practices. I believe that the notion of
main goal is not to follow a process
by the book
. It is to help self-organizing teams
to deliver high-quality working software as frequently as possible.

I value principles more than practices.

Agile is an adjective, not a noun.

Agile means flexible.

I believe that the notion of agility must apply to the process itself.

One size does not fit all.