Agile, software development

Agile vs Waterfall

One of the first decisions you need to make before starting a project implementation is: which development methodology should I use? There are different approaches to the software development process. Two of the most popular methods are Waterfall and Agile. What is Waterfall? Waterfall is a linear approach to software development. That means that project… Continue reading Agile vs Waterfall

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Agile software development – get back to basics to make it work

For some years, Agile methodologies have been widely adopted within the information technology software world to bring new products and services to market quickly and efficiently, increasingly taking over from more traditional approaches such as ‘waterfall’. While it may have promised much, Agile has not been without its critics, who say that it does not… Continue reading Agile software development – get back to basics to make it work

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Agile development: Five ways it can trip you up

The aims of agile software development are beyond reproach: prioritising rapid delivery of working software that does what the user wants. But the application of agile methodologies can leave a lot to be desired - with frequent delivery of code mistaken for progress and users calling the shots but not understanding what they want. Here… Continue reading Agile development: Five ways it can trip you up

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Agile Platform’s Lifetime makes application deployments a breeze

OutSystems recently released Agile Platform 7.0. The really big news in the announcement was a total overhaul of the multi-tenancy system. Another item that flew under the radar is the new Lifetime feature, which is a method of deploying applications and managing the lifecycle (without any relationship to the TV channel). In Lifetime, you define… Continue reading Agile Platform’s Lifetime makes application deployments a breeze

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Business software development + Agile = Business of tomorrow

Agile development seems to have received more than its fair share of media attention in recent years. Yet it is still sometimes criticized for not being "robust enough for serious organizations" from time to time. Other comments suggest that it may get a project started off rapidly, but ultimately in the long term it's more… Continue reading Business software development + Agile = Business of tomorrow