17 people involved in software development met to find common ground among their different approaches, and the outcome was the Manifesto for Agile Software Development
02 March 2023
When did Agile begin? Some say the answer is 2001, but that date doesn't appropriately reflect history. Agile's origins — including incremental software development — can be clearly traced back to 1957. Agile has a relatively long and colorful history. Many key events occurred before, during, and after 2001.
Agile Has a Long and Colorful Heritage: A Timeline Infographic highlights key events and advancements in agile over time. A criteria for inclusion is that each entry has one or more objective and credible citation(s). This infographic references matters spanning from 1957 to 2008; it's not an exhaustive list of every possible event.
A high-resolution version of the infographic (618 KB PDF) is available here.
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