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The Roots of Agile, Part 2

Posted October 4, 2007 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies

Last month (see "The Roots of Agile, Part 1," 6 September 2007), we broadened the concept of agile software development by considering the underlying factors that make any development process more agile, whether it is a software development process that can take advantage of certain special characteristics of the software medium or the development of a non-software product for which conventional agile software techniques would not apply.

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Preston Smith
Preston G. Smith has been an independent management consultant since 1986 helping manufacturers to bring new products to market faster. He is coauthor of the time-to-market classic,Developing Products in Half the Time. More recently, he has authored Flexible Product Development (Jossey-Bass, 2007), which re-creates the approaches of agile software development to enable the developers of non-software products to enjoy the benefits of an agile… Read More
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