Good press for agile methods
- Hi Guys,
In the latest IEEE Software, Don Reifer reports on a survey of industry
with agile methods. It's not a big sample -- only 14 actually responded
to the survey --
but the results are positive. 7 captured hard data and 5 of these had
benchmarks for comparison. Some of the findings:
* 15-23% average productivity improvement
* 5-7% average cost reduction
* 25-50% less time-to-market
* defect rates on par with past projects
I remember reading a preliminary report by Don submitted for XPUniverse.
He says in this article that if you cannot attend and wish a copy of the
write to him: d.reifer@...