The purpose of agile development is to create software successfully by adapting to changes during the development cycle. Unfortunately in practice, agile can wander from the outcome the customer needs. Wes McClure believes a commitment to value and agile development can coexist when you combine a strategic objective that does not change with flexibility in the manner necessary to achieve it.
This episode is Part 2 of a two-part series. Listen to Part 1: Why Value Is Important in Software
- Are value pricing and agile development in conflict?
- What is exposure therapy?
- What is “Marco Polo” development?
- How do you hold the customer accountable when you guarantee the results?
About Wes McClure
Wes McClure is a software developer whose purpose is to help people improve how they create software. He applies the principles of value to software development. He studied computer science at the University of Nebraska and has been a .NET developer for many years.