Can Documentation be Agile?

Does agile documentation work in practice? How do technical writers cope with the frequent changes during product development?

How can they avoid rewriting text again and again? How can they ever create a final documentation if the team keeps on implementing features until the last day of the sprint? And what about translation?

The agile model as such does not answer all of our questions. But it allows for individual solutions - as long as the basic principles are not compromised. Read more in our knowledge article: "Can Documentation be Agile? A Field Report".

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