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Apply These Seven Lessons From Agile to Mode 1 Development

Published: 26 May 2015

ID: G00277251

Analyst(s): Mike West, Nathan Wilson


Agile practices have matured into proven, effective ways to deliver software. AD managers who apply these seven agile practices to Mode 1 software development projects can realize improvements consistent with Mode 1 objectives in cost-efficiency, performance, maintainability and user satisfaction.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Simplify the Code and the Solution
  • Visualize the Solution
  • Embrace Change as It Occurs
  • Collaborate in Development
  • Automate Testing Where Possible
  • Deploy ASAP Through Automation
  • Assess/Review Early and Often

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