last updated 22 January 2018 by Kevin Trethewey

System boundaries can be put in place by providing heuristic rules to govern a particular principle.

People tend to remember heuristic better when they come in threes. For example we often use these three for teams (links go to the spine.wiki):

This does not tell teams what Practices to use, however they can be measured against whether or not they are applying the Principles in a desirable way.

See the Path to Agile Mastery FAQ article for more some more in depth exploration of when heuristics are appropriate.


last updated 22 January 2018 by Kevin Trethewey

System boundaries can be put in place by providing heuristic rules to govern a particular principle.

People tend to remember heuristic better when they come in threes. For example we often use these three for teams (links go to the spine.wiki):

This does not tell teams what Practices to use, however they can be measured against whether or not they are applying the Principles in a desirable way.

See the Path to Agile Mastery FAQ article for more some more in depth exploration of when heuristics are appropriate.