What Is Agile Software Development?

Adam Zolyak | Segue Technologies | April 5, 2013

You may have heard the term “Agile” more frequently these days, especially in the world of IT. So what’s all the buzz about? Agile is a method of developing software solutions, including websites, web applications, and mobile applications, that focuses on delivering high-quality working software frequently and consistently, while minimizing project overhead and increasing business value. Stick with me to learn how an Agile software development approach can improve the effectiveness and quality of your next software development project.

During my 5+ years as an IT Project Manager, I have all too often seen projects that are over budget and over schedule, while not always providing value to clients and their users. At the same time, I appreciate that IT projects are often complex, requiring a deep understanding of our customer's goals, challenges, industry, and customer needs and expectations. [...]