A PM’s Guide to Agile Software Development

Project Bliss

Everybody’s talking about agile software development these days: project managers, software developers, IT directors, small startups and big corporations. What is Agile Software Development? Agile teams prioritize collaboration, adaptability and working software.

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A Super-Quick Guide to PERT, Critical Path, and All the Other Ways to Manage a Project

Redbooth

And in 2001, a group of software developers met in Utah and published the Agile Manifesto. While mechanical engineering in the early 1900s required more rigid scheduling, software developers today need more flexibility and immediate feedback.

What Does Agile Mean in the Job Market?

Arras People

Relating to or denoting a method of project management, used especially for software development, that is characterised by the division of tasks into short phases of work and frequent reassessment and adaptation of plans. Manifesto for Agile Software Development. What does Agile mean?

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

The primary purpose of software estimation is not to predict a project’s outcome; it is to determine whether a project’s targets are realistic enough to allow the project to be controlled to meet them ‒ Steve McConnell. Believing is Seeing: Confirmation Bias Studies in Software Engineering, “Magne Jørgensen and Efi Papatheocharous, 41st Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA). The Future of Systems-and Software Development.

Agile project management: A beginner's guide

Moira Alexander

Although Incremental software development methods go as far back as 1957, agile was first discussed in depth in the 1970s by William Royce who published a paper on the development of large software systems. Later in 2001, the agile manifesto , a "formal proclamation of four key values and 12 principles to guide an iterative and people-centric approach to software development," was published by 17 software developers. Adaptive software development (ASD).

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Lessons Learned as a First Time Medical Device Project Manager

LiquidPlanner

In 2001, I joined Calypso Medical as employee number 18. I built the prototype with commercial-off-the-shelf tripods and cameras and software that I wrote.

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Scrum for Newbies: How to Use Scrum to Tame Chaos

Wrike

It’s a method for accomplishing work where teams use principles from the Agile Manifesto made famous by pioneering software development teams back in 2001. It is super flexible and certainly works well outside of the software development world.

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What is Risk Management?

Herding Cats

The development and deployment of software intensive systems continues to suffer large cost overruns, schedule delays, and poor technical performance. This should be of no surprise to anyone working in the software business. Maltz, Long Range Planning 34 (2001) 699–725. .

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Ensure Excellent Implementation when Outsourcing a Project Manager

Wrike

At the end of 2001, Rogers communication installed a new software that gave open access to their 423,000 customers’ emails. The traditional approach is to look for “project managers” with glowing diplomas and certificates and then equip them with sophisticated project management software and in the best cases, provide them with adequate staff and office space.

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Agile Project Management

ActiveCollab

Agile is not a methodology but a set of principles (as defined in Agile Manifesto in 2001) that suggests how we should approach project management. In 2001, 17 software developers met in Utah to discuss their processes that were different from the usual waterfall project management approach.

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Agile Project Management

ActiveCollab

Agile is not a methodology but a set of principles (as defined in Agile Manifesto in 2001) that suggests how we should approach project management. In 2001, 17 software developers met in Utah to discuss their processes that were different from the usual waterfall project management approach.

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Fallacy of the Day

Herding Cats

These are the starting point for defining project success in our Software Intensive System of Systems (SISoS) domain and are the same measures they can be used in any project domain. "On spec" is open loop control on value.

Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

The Agile project management methodology has been used by software engineers and IT professionals for the past sixteen years. The conclusion was reached by the research team that an incremental approach to software development works better.

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Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

The Agile project management methodology has been used in the software development and IT industry for the past sixteen years, but recently it has gained wide acceptance by many number of industries and organizations. Dynamic system development method-Could be used by non software disciplines.

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