Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

By Michael Vizard  |  Posted 02-19-2013

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Deliver Applications Faster  Organizations compete more than ever based on how much faster they can deploy innovative applications than their rivals.

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Better Align to Business  It's not enough to deliver applications faster; the faster delivery of new features and updates fundamentally transforms the way the business operates.

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Expand the Use of Agile  Agile may not be the right answer for every application, but resistance to new methodologies is still a significant issue.

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Increase Innovation  The business wants to see IT transform business processes in a way that makes the entire organization more competitive.

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Reduce App Dev Costs  The focus on cost cutting, while still important, has lessened significantly compared to 2012 and 2011.

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Develop Mobile Apps  Given today’s growth of mobile computing, it’s surprising this isn’t higher on the list of priorities.

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Standardize Methodology  Developing modern applications requires a lot more collaboration and that can only happen when everyone is working from the same page.

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Remove Release Bottlenecks  The "DevOps crisis" may never go away entirely, but a lot of progress is being made.

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Automate App Dev Processes  Too much time and money is being wasted writing the same code over and over again.

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog

Move Apps to the Cloud  Despite all the hype, most production applications continue to run on premise.

Agile Development Tail Wags the Business Dog