Use Agile methods to turn your IT challenges into high-value returns
Agile methodologies such as Scrum, DSDM, FDD, Lean, XP and Kanban, are proven approaches for applying the finite resources of an organisation to deliver high business-value software solutions on time and within allocated budgets.
All too often, IT solutions are plagued by budget overruns, missed deadlines, low-quality outputs and dissatisfied users. Agile methods are proven, common-sense approaches for substantially increasing the relevance, quality, flexibility and bottom-line business value of your software solutions.
This guide provides practical, proven ways to introduce, incorporate and leverage Agile methods to maximise your business returns. It describes Agile methods in clear business language specifically written for professionals, helping you make realistic business-driven decisions on whether Agile methods are appropriate for your organisation; whether you are looking to reduce your IT overheads, provide better software solutions to your clients, or have more control over your IT expenditures.
It includes step-by-step guidelines, interactive tools and targeted questionnaires to help you and your staff successfully implement these methods.
Enable your organisation to maximise its IT investments with this essential guide to Agile.
1: An Executive Brief on Agile
2: What Can Agile Do For My Organisation?
3: Five Steps to Agile Success
4: More Information on Agile