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Agile: An Executive Guide - Real results from IT budgets by Jamie Lynn Cooke

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CHAPTER 2: WHAT CAN AGILE DO FOR MY ORGANISATION?

Agile is not for everyone

Agile is not the answer for every organisation. Dynamic organisations and organisations with unsustainable IT overheads are likely to receive a much greater ROI from implementing Agile methodologies than organisations that are not facing these challenges.

Agile methodologies are primarily intended to manage the risk of change in software requirements, including the need to incorporate information that emerges during the development process. Accordingly, Agile is ideally suited for situations where the outcomes are dependent on variable factors, such as resource availability, customer preferences and market fluctuation. It allows organisations to manage these unforeseen ...

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