The Agile manifesto, created 20 years ago, radically changed the software development process, introducing new principles and emphasizing breaking tasks down into bite-sized pieces to achieve more innovation and greater productivity. Although some companies improve productivity by 100-200% in a year in application development and maintenance, most still complain that their IT teams do not operate quickly enough and fail to meet business needs. What makes the difference? An essential factor that must be in place in Agile methods to improve productivity is product management, but it has not been introduced into most companies’ IT departments.
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