Every engineering team out there would probably agree that they would like nothing more than delivering the piece of software they are currently working on as fast as possible to the hands of the customer or the end user. The most common factors that prevent teams from delivering software fast are as follows:
- Over-analyzing the business requirements
- Over-engineering the solution to fit those requirements
- Overloading the development team
Congruent to the philosophy of lean development, teams must iterate quickly, that is, they must build a solution as simple as possible, present it to the target customer as early as possible, and collect useful feedback that's used to incrementally improve the solution in subsequent iterations. ...