software development methodologies

Best Practices to Mix Outsourcing with Agile

Any good software consulting firm should know how to mix outsourcing with Agile practices. In order to optimize this effort you should begin by minimizing risks with a hybrid Agile approach, organize your work in specific ways, have a streamline change management process, and modify QA methods within your organization. This post will examine these and other practices you can use to mix outsourcing with Agile. When you mix outsourcing and agile you end up magnifying agile development issues.

Agile Scrum Methodologies for Software Development Projects

There are many scrum methodologies under a giant agile umbrella. These methodologies all share the same philosophy and practices. In this post we explore some of the more popular agile software development methodologies. Each of these is unique and helpful to software development projects of all shapes and sizes. Lean Software Development Lean software development is a flavor of agile that takes practices from the Lean Enterprise movement. This methodology is used by large corporations such as Toyota.