Modern agile is the result of courage, feedback, simplicity, communication and respect for people.
Modern Agile has 4 disciplines:
Make Users Awesome
Make Safety a Prerequisite
Experiment & Learn Rapidly
Deliver Value Continuously
These principles unfold (expand) in many practices! These are not only applicable to software development.
Protecting people underlies every Lean or Agile practice.
Protecting people is the most important thing we can do, because it frees people to take risks and unlocks their potential.
Tim Ottinger gave me one of the Authority cards. You show this card whenever there’s a situation unsafe to yourself or your co-workers! This is similar to the cord as originated in Toyota (Lean) Manufacturing. This seems simple, but yet very powerful. Imagine for any unsafe situation (regarding people, work items, environment, …) work is stopped and people – including management – inspects the situation to improve!
Learn more about ‘Modern Agile’:
Podcast with Joshua Kerievsky: http://agileuprising.libsyn.com/joshua-kerievsky-modern-agile