Vision, Values, Rules & Principles

"Simple, clear purpose and principles give rise to complex and intelligent behavior.

Complex rules and regulations give rise to simple and stupid behavior."

- Dee Hock - founder and former CEO of Visa

FAST Vision

Untethering the human spirit with the workplace

FAST Values

  • Code Craft (includes/implies Code Quality and Technical Excellence)
  • Self-organization (includes/implies Trust and Collaboration)
  • Shared Vision (includes/implies Shared Single Purpose and Alignment)

FAST Rules

FAST creates a complex adaptive system via simple rules:

  • Do the right thing (for the release)
  • Be a team player i.e. be a coach and be coachable
  • Be a T-shaped player (a generalizing specialist)
  • Strive for excellence in your craft

FAST Principles

  • The right people will work on the right things at the right time
  • Work will emerge and get done in the order that it needs to happen

The FAST principles are variations of Open Space Technology principles.

Continue onto FAST Prerequisites to find how to start.