TL; DR: Hands-on Agile #52: Jim Highsmith & the Agile Manifesto

On August 17, 2023, we had the opportunity to interview Jim Highsmith about the path to agile product development: From Wild West to the co-authoring the Agile Manifesto.

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Meet Jim Highsmith

Jim has penned numerous books on the subject and was honored with the International Stevens Award 2005. He is a prominent figure in the Agile community, co-authoring the Agile Manifesto and the Declaration of Interdependence for Project Leaders.

Jim was pivotal in establishing The Agile Alliance and co-founding the Agile Leadership Network, serving as its inaugural president. 

Jim’s Latest Book

His recent book is titled Wild West to Agile: Adventures in Software Development Evolution and Revolution.

Connect with Jim Highsmith

Jim Highsmith’s Website

Jim Highsmith on Twitter

Jim Highsmith on LinkedIn


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