Chapter 2

Iterative Development in a Nutshell

What are the basic concepts of a generic agile approach?

How do they assemble into an incremental development process?

Where did the time-boxed method called Scrum come from?

Building data warehousing using agile methods requires a multifaceted approach that implements business intelligence systems incrementally in a way that shortens overall delivery times while simultaneously reducing project risk and driving application defects to zero. As introduced in the previous chapter, agile warehousing is based on Scrum, an iterative collaboration model that accelerates the programming of software applications. By colocating the developers and asking them to repeatedly deliver small installments of the ...

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