The Future Beckons with Agile Software Development
07/15/2010

Agile software development model, still in its conceptualization phase, is next business model of software development industry for quick solutions.

Online PR News – 15-July-2010 – – India – July 13, 2010 – The fact that the longer the project timeline, the greater is the risk that occurs is a generally accepted thumb rule. Every project is planned to be successfully completed under the time constraints, as once it starts to delay, the delays get longer, and eventually your customers may not need it any more when you deliver it. When the project gets delayed, the software development company not only incurs losses and failures due to the change requirements but also bear heavy financial blows due to a complete waste of valuable money, time, resource and energy. For these reasons the software development industry has evolved and brought out a novel concept of agile software development that helps in fastest possible project completion.

Embracing the Agile software development methodologies aims the focus of the software development company three key principles: working components instead of complete solutions, expecting and responding to change instead of trying to eliminate it, and trust rather than control. By following the new age business development philosophies the companies get to solve their queries significantly fast with a curb on the development times of up to 40 to 50%. The business willingly delivers part of the working solution to start generating value now. It is like getting over with the system requirements and functionalities that are on top of the priority list and the others follow suit in the decreasing order. Rolling out separate fully functional components of the main system and getting them to collaborate with one another for abstraction into the main application is the key in cutting the development times and costs that incur due to the change requirements.

Furthermore, other than the risk reduction and bringing down the time constraints, the Agile software development methodologies deliver other benefits as well. Firstly, the project development lifecycle utilizes fewer resources. Secondly, More time available means the software development company can do more inside that time frame while experimenting and testing the different ideas to find the best one that stands out alone. Thirdly, with the project being finished in consignments, the clients can give better feedback to the Agile software development team more quickly. And lastly, as you'll be putting part of the solution in play quickly, you'll be able to start recouping the financial investment in your project sooner.

Becoming agile isn't easy, but it's increasingly necessary as the pace of change in the world increases. And it's incredibly rewarding as well. Not only does the software development company get results more quickly, but they spend more time on productive activities instead of on documentation and administrative busywork.