These methodologies have existed for a couple of years since the 1980’s but It was only in 2001 that became what It is now to the public.

In 2001, a group of 17 well-known developers got together to improve flexible concepts and methodologies, and they signed the “Agile Manifesto” where the Twelve Principles and the 4 values were formally written.

This was a result of industry frustration due to the growing market pressure (about innovation, productivity, flexibility and improved project performance/quality) and because of the enormous time lag between business requirements which led to the cancelling of many.