Agile Software Development Ecosystems contains four parts.
Part I, Problems and Solutions, addresses the key characteristics of our change-driven, Information Age economy and discusses why traditional Rigorous Software Development approaches are insufficient for success in this environment. Chapter 1, The Change-Driven Economy, describes our turbulent economic conditions and explains that the future is unlikely to be less turbulent. Chapter 2 contains a case story about IDX Systems Corporation that illustrates both the turmoil companies face and the results that can be obtained using an Agile Software Development Ecosystem. Chapter 3 outlines in broad brush strokes the solution to the problems raised by speed and change—agility.