We started working for Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC in 2009 with just four software engineers. In the course of our cooperation as much as 70…
The agile software development methods and its sisters, scrum and lean, are very much in vogue at the moment. You can find countless articles extolling the benefits of agile. But that doesn’t mean turning agile is going to be your silver bullet. Agile isn’t always easy to do well, especially when you’re new to it.
27.08.2013Read Security in the agile model
I have blogged about security in software development a couple of times in the past few months. The topic has been on my mind again recently since a new client began questioning me about how we ensure security doesn’t get forgotten in the many iterations of agile development.
22.02.2013Read Location distant agile development
Following my last post about nearshore software development remaining popular, I thought that some people might be questioning whether either offshore or nearshore development remain an option when it comes to agile. And if not, does the rise and rise of agile mean that offshore software development now has a rather limited future?
Earlier this month, PC Advisor in the UK, reprinted an article from the US by Stephanie Overby – an IDG reporter – entitled: 7 Tips to Agile Offshore Development
24.07.2012Read Are offshore developers agile enough?
Yet another company has been in the news, bringing its outsourced development back in house. This time it is Hotels.com that is bringing back around half of its IT outsourcing.
19.09.2011Read Offshore Agility
At the National Outsourcing Association’s recent Offshoring Day, one of the presenters posed the question whether Agile development methods are really suitable for offshore software development. This is something I have pondered over on and off during the last couple of years.