The Pitfalls of Agile Project Management
If your project is small, simple and low-risk then the overhead of an Agile Project may not be worth it.
Because of the planning (daily, iteration, release, project) and processes that Agile frameworks require, be sure your project is risky or complex enough to for that investment.
Agile Project Management is designed to help project managers tell the truth but some people may not able to handle the truth, and because of this they will shoot the messenger or blame the Project Manager for the issues that are brought to light.
Before you go Agile, be sure your organization is prepared to handle the truth when it is revealed.
Agile projects employ shorter iterations (2 weeks to 1 month) and because of this the underlying issues in the project (e.g. quality issues, talent problems pr poor team dynamics) become quickly visible.[Learn More ...]