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Why Agile

Created by: Saqib Javed John (PMP, ACP, ITIL, SCJP, SCWCD)
Software Development Survey Data

o 31% of software development projects are cancelled
o 75% of software development proje...
Why Waterfall Not

o 82% of Projects practice waterfall practices as their primary
reason of failure
o In waterfall only 1...
Why Agile

o According to the Jan 2012 survey by PM Network Magazine,
90% of Software Project Managers that were interview...
Why Agile

o Data from 15183 respondents worldwide suggests consensus
on Agile compared with Traditional (companies involv...
Why Agile

o Waterfall vs. Agile
Waterfall
Failed 29%
Success 14%
Challenged 57%

Agile
Failed 9%
Success 42%
Challenged 4...
Why Agile
o Agile deliver value sooner, gives higher ROI, better application

& interfaces
o team is given freedom to make...
Thanks….
Created by:

Saqib Javed John
MSc CS, PMP, ACP, ITIL v3F, SCJP, SCWCD

Email: saqib.jav@gmail.com
Skype: saqibjoh...
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Why Agile

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"Why Agile" this clears the mind with reasons to choose Agile as a better approach and style for managing especially the software projects.

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Why Agile

  1. 1. Why Agile Created by: Saqib Javed John (PMP, ACP, ITIL, SCJP, SCWCD)
  2. 2. Software Development Survey Data o 31% of software development projects are cancelled o 75% of software development projects considered fail by those who initiated o 66% of the projects do not meet the needs of users or have to rewrite
  3. 3. Why Waterfall Not o 82% of Projects practice waterfall practices as their primary reason of failure o In waterfall only 10% of the code developed was actually utilized and rest all was the wasted effort o One in every two projects exceeds its budget by (200%) 2 o Most projects face the “Deadline Rush” and “Features Cut”
  4. 4. Why Agile o According to the Jan 2012 survey by PM Network Magazine, 90% of Software Project Managers that were interviewed said, they were using some form of Agile. 90% (4000 out of 4700) o Gartner: 80% of Software development projects would use Agile by the end of 2012 o 74% of IT professionals surveyed had practices Agile in some form or other
  5. 5. Why Agile o Data from 15183 respondents worldwide suggests consensus on Agile compared with Traditional (companies involved in this survey are shine, Agile Journal, Microsoft, Amby Soft, IT Agile and Version One) o 67% more Productivity o 65% more Quality o 49% better on cost o Use of Agile has been tripled from Dec 2008 to May 2011
  6. 6. Why Agile o Waterfall vs. Agile Waterfall Failed 29% Success 14% Challenged 57% Agile Failed 9% Success 42% Challenged 49% o In terms of success there is an improvement of 200% in case of Agile practices, that’s why industry is tilting towards Agile o In waterfall code is not shippable until the end but in Agile code is always shippable
  7. 7. Why Agile o Agile deliver value sooner, gives higher ROI, better application & interfaces o team is given freedom to make decisions and respond freely to changes o Lack of emphasis on designing and documentations as in Agile projects documentation should be bare-sufficient o Agile teams escalate fewer issues than waterfall team o Requires senior developers who have skills to adapt o Agile is creating Innovative Products o Agile is a combination of “People Skills” and “Process Skills”
  8. 8. Thanks…. Created by: Saqib Javed John MSc CS, PMP, ACP, ITIL v3F, SCJP, SCWCD Email: saqib.jav@gmail.com Skype: saqibjohn76 LinkedIn: pk.linkedin.com/pub/saqib -javed -john/b/125/1b1

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