Build Less, Ship Early and Iterate After

I feel a real affinity with the intent behind the phrase “build less, ship early and iterate after” which Paul Boag used in a Tweet that included a link to an Evernote shard which itself has a link to a .net magazine article (original link broken) that talks a lot of sense to my ears.

The idea that you focus on a minimum viable product (MVP) and get that out the door as soon as possible but then commit to refreshing it regularly with enhancements that weren’t considered essential, seems to me to embody the Agile Manfesto and principles.

I have a few personal projects in the pipeline where I fully intend to subscribe to this ethos.

I must say thank you to Paul for putting, what I think is, the Agile ideal into such a succulent phrase with a natural rhythm.