Agile Project Kickoff Meetings: How & Why to Conduct Them.

Wednesday 10 October, 2018

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A great article from Mike Cohn of Mountain Goat Software on project kick off meetings and why they can (even!) be used Agile environments.

A traditional project manager who was in the midst of becoming an agile leader asked me recently if I think agile projects should have kickoff meetings.

Yes, I do.

Becoming agile does not mean we need to throw out everything we’ve learned over the past 100 or so years of doing project management. Some things—project kickoff meetings included—remain valuable.

In this article, let’s look at when the agile kickoff meeting happens, who attends, and what’s discussed.