Scrum software development
- February 18, 2009
Are traditional project managers and agile practitioners fundamentally at odds? Or can they live together and even complement each other?
- February 10, 2009
Organizations usually move to agile development methods for the same reasons -- scope creep, time to market -- but details of the transition can vary from team to team.
- February 04, 2009
Adopting agile methods can limit the pain points of outsourced development projects by reducing time and cost overruns and increasing collaboration.
- January 27, 2009
In this case study, Sue McKinney, vice president of IBM's development transformation, explains how and why the IBM Software Group made the transition to agile.
- October 08, 2008
Scott Ambler and Damon Pool recommend practices to help better scale agile development.
- October 08, 2008
Most consider agile software development for small projects, but it is possible to use it for large-scale products. In fact, practitioners say agile scales better than traditional methodologies.
- September 03, 2008
Klocwork Insight allows software engineers to view and correct their own code before it's submitted to QA. Mentor Graphics found this static analysis tool's capabilities fit well with agile development practices.
- July 01, 2008
More software development groups are implementing Agile methodologies, but their routes to adoption are far from straight and narrow. Many select parts of Agile methodologies that work for them, such as Scrum and XP, while others hold on to ...
- April 02, 2008
Iterative development allows you to get feedback on requirements, which allows you to determine the priority of a requirement and reduce the risk and uncertainty in a project.
- March 31, 2008
Agilist Scott Ambler says adoption of agile software development may be hitting a plateau, but a Forrester Research study shows agile adoption increased 53% year-over-year between 2006 and 2007 -- and there's still room to grow.
- November 01, 2007
Advocates of agile development say this methodology is ideal for creating software. John Scumniotales, co-creator of Scrum, discusses in this podcast what's involved when using agile and where the methodology will be five years from now.
- October 25, 2007
Eliminating documentation may speed software development, but it will create problems at the end as supporting groups try to figure out what the product actually does.
- March 26, 2007
If you want your application to truly meet your users' needs, you must use an agile development methodology. That's the point Venkat Subramaniam from Agile Developer and Neal Ford from ThoughtWorks stressed during their presentations at ...
- February 28, 2007
Early benchmarking results of Agile development methods such as Extreme Programming (XP) and Scrum projects show productivity and quality improvements, but time/scope pressures remain the biggest challenges to project success. Software metrics and ...
- February 26, 2007
The state of software quality, part 2: The challenge of building quality into the development life c
Organizations are adopting lighter-weight development methodologies and Agile development styles to address software quality issues, as well as bringing testing into the development process.