All you need to know about Agile frameworks

Agile Frameworks in 60 seconds

A Brief Intro to Scrum

Scrum Team

Other examples of Agile frameworks

In addition to Scrum, there are other lightweight frameworks you can use for Agile development.

  • Kanban

    This agile framework gives you a visualized workflow so you can break work down into small pieces. Kanban helps you identify bottlenecks and waste and reduces wait time by giving you well-defined project limits, explicit process policies, and helping you measure and manage flow.

  • Extreme Programming

    By centering around engineering principles, Extreme Programming helps you ensure delivery of high-quality software. In this Agile framework, teams work collaboratively in short development cycles and are flexible and adaptable to change. Extreme Programming utilizes user stories and frequent, small planned releases.

    Extreme Programming
    Extreme Programming

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is an Agile software development methodology?

    Agile promotes a highly iterative process for application development, with multiple development cycles called sprints. Agile is designed in a way so all parties can provide feedback as software is developed in an efficient and effective manner.

  • What is the most widely used Agile methodology?

    Among all of the Agile variations, Scrum is by far the most widely adopted.

  • How does Agile compare to DevOps methodology?

    DevOps and Agile both excel at facilitating communication between software developers and IT personnel with automated deployment. However, Agile refers to the development process while DevOps is more focused on deployment.

  • What are some popular Agile development tools?

    Effective Agile development tools must be a conduit between developers, IT and product management to facilitate the rapid iterative development of applications with constant feedback loops. With our Sprintr collaboration features, Mendix fully embraces Agile development out of the box and expands it. The Mendix platform enables the extended development team and business stakeholders to annotate and track requirements, action items and issues. User stories are connected to the corresponding parts of the model.

  • What are some popular Scrum management tools?

    Not only does Mendix boast a low-code platform that allows for the intuitive creation of applications, our platform also contains a powerful collaboration feature called Sprintr, designed from the ground-up with Scrum methodology in mind. Sprintr is a powerful Scrum management tool that facilitates the collaborative foundation of the framework.