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Agile Software Development Ecosystems by Jim Highsmith

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Chapter 20. Feature-Driven Development

 

We think most process initiatives are silly. Well-intentioned managers and teams get so wrapped up in executing processes that they forget that they are being paid for results, not process execution.

 
 --Peter Coad, Eric Lefebvre, and Jeff De Luca, Java Modeling in Color with UML

For those who wonder if Agile approaches scale, Jeff De Luca, project director of Nebulon, an IT consulting firm in Melbourne, Australia, offers a couple of examples of Feature-Driven Development project success. The first, a complex commercial lending application for a large Singapore bank, utilized 50 people for 15 months (after a short initialization period). The second project, for another large bank, employed 250 people over ...

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