Web development is hard, very hard – and it’s getting harder. But there is hope, a radically different approach called agile.
If you build websites for a living, you know the pressure. Drupal sites can be complex beasts with thousands of moving parts. Clients have high demands – changing demands. Budgets have never been tighter. If you are going to keep the sites you manage ahead of the competition, you have to innovate – continually. And everything has to be done at the breakneck speed of web time.
The results: the average software project is 45% over budget, delayed by 63% and missing 1/3 of the promised functionality. Failure has become the norm – but there is a better way.
Agile is a radically different processes for improving development efficiency, minimizing risk and enhancing innovation. In the ten short years since the Agile Manifesto was penned it has taken over traditional software and game development. The world’s web leaders such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Twitter and Saleforce.com have embraced agile methodologies. Many top Drupal shops have also made the leap.
Come learn what all the buzz is about.