What is an Agile Environment? - Definition & Example


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According to most dictionaries, the term agile is defined as:

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1. The main advantage for companies to adopt agile values and principles is that they:

2. While agile, when in the context of software development, is considered more related to culture and behavior, Scrum and Kanban are:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Business practices in the software development industry vary based on the goals of different organizations, and this quiz will evaluate what you know about these businesses and agile environments. Several of the questions on the quiz are fill-in-the-blank style and ask you about terms or definitions related to this topic, whereas other questions may ask you to explain connected business concepts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By taking advantage of these assessment tools, you can easily measure your knowledge concerning the following:

  • Dictionary definition of agile
  • Benefits to adopting agile values
  • Scrum and Kanban
  • Technique for promoting collaboration
  • Traditional project management practices and software development

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet to assist with sharpening the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about agile values in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Scrum and Kanban and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding methods for increasing trust and promoting collaboration

Additional Learning

Find out further information about this topic by going through the linked lesson, What is an Agile Environment? - Definition & Example. Take a moment to review answers to the quiz questions, then move on to get a better grasp on the following:

  • Iterative software development.
  • The Agile Manifesto
  • Open workspace guidelines and practices