As the pace of technological innovation has accelerated in the last several years, software development methodologies have matured in parallel. Software products today are conceived and delivered more rapidly than ever before, thanks in part to the growing popularity of agile software development.
3Pillar has been an agile development partner since we were founded, so the attention heaped on agile thanks to books like Eric Ries’ “The Lean Startup” didn’t come as a complete surprise to us. Every day we see firsthand evidence of the benefits our clients reap by using an agile development methodology.
Agile emphasizes these tenants that ultimately result in higher-quality applications and software products:
The use of agile development methodologies has opened new avenues for businesses looking to employ software products to leverage emerging technologies and monetize data and information. Be it applications running prime business processes or supporting processes, software agility and adaptability are areas that will increasingly determine the future success or failure of any organization.