Principles behind the Agile Research Manifesto

We follow these principles:

Our highest priority is to satisfy society
through early, open, and continuous delivery
of valuable scientific research results.

Acknowledge the need to continously adapt
tools and approaches to meet changing needs
and to respond to other results

Deliver research results open and frequently, from a
couple of weeks to a couple of months, with a
preference to the shorter timescale.

Researchers and other stakeholders in charge
of making results usable, such as engineers,
developers, or business people must work
together daily throughout the project.

Build projects around motivated individuals.
Give them the environment and support they need,
and trust them to get the job done.

The most efficient and effective method of
conveying information to and within a research
team is face-to-face conversation.

Useful research is the primary measure of progress.

Agile processes promote sustainable research.
The sponsors, researchers, and developers should be able
to maintain a constant pace indefinitely.

Continuous attention to scientific excellence
and good scientific practices enhances agility.

Simplicity--the art of maximizing the amount
of work not done--is essential.

The best theories, solutions, and results
emerge from self-organizing teams.

At regular intervals, the scientific team reflects on how
to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts
its behavior accordingly.

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