The business value of agile software methods : maximizing by Rico, David F.; Sayani, Hasan H.; Sone, Saya

By Rico, David F.; Sayani, Hasan H.; Sone, Saya

The company price of Agile software program tools offers a complete technique for quantifying the prices and advantages of utilizing agile ways to create leading edge software program items and indicates a whole enterprise price comparability among conventional and agile equipment. It offers a roadmap for linking agile ways to significant criteria comparable to the undertaking administration, structures, and software program engineering our bodies of information and identifies a suite of severe elements for succeeding with agile tools each time.

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2003). Organizational behavior: Key concepts, skills, and best practices. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill. Moore, J. W. (1997). Software engineering standards: A user’s roadmap. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Computer Society. Rico, D. , Sayani, H. , & Field, R. F. (2008). History of computers, electronic commerce, and agile methods. In M. V. ), Advances in computers: Emerging technologies, vol. 73. San Diego, CA: Elsevier. Senge, P. M. (1990). The fifth discipline: The art and practice of the learning organization.

Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Computer Society. Rico, D. , Sayani, H. , & Field, R. F. (2008). History of computers, electronic commerce, and agile methods. In M. V. ), Advances in computers: Emerging technologies, vol. 73. San Diego, CA: Elsevier. Senge, P. M. (1990). The fifth discipline: The art and practice of the learning organization. New York, NY: Doubleday. J. indd 17 9/4/09 10:41:53 AM 18 The Business Value of Agile Software Methods Shafritz, J. , & Ott, J. S. (2001). Classics of organization theory.

Von Hippel, E. (1978). Successful industrial products from customer ideas. Journal of Marketing, 42(1), 39–49. Womack, J. , & Jones, D. T. (1996). Lean thinking. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. J. indd 24 9/4/09 10:42:03 AM 5 Types of Agile Methods There are many types of agile methods. Some of the earliest agile methods included Rapid Application Development, Participatory Design, judo strategy, sync-and-stabilize, and even Internet time. Five major agile methods are recognized today: Crystal Methods, Scrum, Dynamic Systems Development, Feature Driven Development, and Extreme Programming.

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