Executive Summary

Is Agile Shortchanging the Business? (Executive Summary)

Posted November 28, 2011 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence

Agile methods provide a very efficient way to develop software, but in the rush to experience the virtues of this effective development method, an important question is left unanswered: Does efficient software development (read "agile") necessarily bring a real advantage to the owner of that software? In the accompanying Executive Report, we explore this question.

About The Author
Suzanne Robertson
Suzanne Robertson is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practice. She is also Principal and founder of the Atlantic Systems Guild. Ms. Robertson’s work includes research and consulting on the management, sociological, and technological aspects of requirements. Volere, the product of her research, is a complete requirements process and template for assessing requirements quality and… Read More
James Robertson
James Robertson is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practice and a Principal of the Atlantic Systems Guild. He currently advises companies on how to adapt modern software development techniques to fit specific projects and how to effectively transfer the new technologies to the software developers within the organization. Recently, his research has focused on the development of … Read More
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