You probably read the title and said to yourself: “Epic: you keep using that word, but I don’t think it means what you thinks it means”.
It is true. The fixed-price agile backlog exists.
Now, if you are lucky enough to have never faced such a beast, then I bow to you and wish upon you continued good fortune. However, many of us have lived Agile in the Iron Triangle. Many of us have walked away as shattered and broken shadows of our former selves. We have lived, lost, learned, and ranted to whomever would listen.
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