Empericism is a key way of getting Agile. Empericism has three pillars : 1.) Transperancy 2.) Inspection and 3.) Adaption.
Take the case of creating a new receipe. To meet the goal of a desired tasteful nutritious dish, we are creating, we need to first know how the dish is tasteful, etc. Then we need to inspect and based on which we adapt the extra ingrediants to meet desired state (taste).