Agile, not to be confused with agile, is a significant newish movement in software development, now also becoming a metaphor and catch-all term for business agility.
The IT industry constantly borrows and adapts from older technologies and industries, Agile can trace its evolutionary roots back to a lot of different non-traditional methodologies, all looking for the silver bullet of efficiency and effectiveness in a complex and rapidly changing world. See also Waterfall.
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