On Saturday, 15 June 2013, Alex Foreman wrote:
Agile is pure. I don't know any one that does pure agile.
How can you tell if someone's 'Agile' is 'pure'? If you can define an Agile purity assessment, then I'm sure I can find some gullible organisations to sell it to; sounds like a business plan! Want to make some money?
Pick the bits that suit your team and leave the rest behind
Sometimes this is reasonable. Sometimes it isn't - Ken Schwaber's rant on "Scrum-but" is a good case in point. The way that a professional can tell the difference is only through experience, context and the exercise of critical faculties.