Agile methodologies have exponentially increased the success rate and speed at which software solutions are developed and launched by thousands of companies since the latter half of the 1990s.
Their impeccable track record for fostering success has led to an increasing popularity in recent years, not just among IT departments but across entire companies, replacing the traditional planning methods - namely, the cascade model - in projects as diverse as programming the schedule for radio stations to the development of new products in the aeronautical sector or even for winemaking.
Agile methodologies consist in taking employees outside their comfort zones and expertise to integrate them into interdisciplinary teams that are self-managed and in close contact with clients. This approach not only guarantees a real shortcut to success, but also a key means of training, empowering and motivating a new generation of workers.
But what exactly are Agile methodologies? We are explaining it in this post.
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