Scaling Software Agility: Best Practices for Large Enterprises
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Agile development practices, while still controversial in some circles, offer undeniable benefits: faster time to market, better responsiveness to changing customer requirements, and higher quality. However, agile practices have been defined and recommended primarily to small teams.
In Scaling Software Agility, Dean Leffingwell describes how agile methods can be applied to enterprise-class development.
Part I provides an overview of the most common and effective agile methods.
Part II describes seven best practices of agility that natively scale to the enterprise level.
Part III describes an additional set of seven organizational capabilities that companies can master to achieve the full benefits of software agility on an enterprise scale.
This book is invaluable to software developers, testers and QA personnel, managers and team leads, as well as to executives of software organizations whose objective is to increase the quality and productivity of the software development process but who are faced with all the challenges of developing software on an enterprise scale.