Often, even though organisations believe they are using agile project management, we see mini waterfalls instead.

This is not altogether surprising when you consider that almost 90% of organisations report that their company works on projects in an agile manner – there are bound to be some misinterpretations. However, agile is a very specific approach to project management, and one that mini waterfalls cannot form a part of.

Let's look at the differences between the waterfall and the agile approach, and the warning signs of mini waterfalls developing, to understand what can be done to rectify this problem.