I’m back as the show must go on. Hopefully ye are all feeling fresh and agile after the entertaining and eventful R&G week.
In the following blog I will give a brief background to the history of Agile Software Development.
Many information system gurus state that Agile Software Development evoked in the mid 1990’s as part of a reaction against heavyweight waterfall methods. These methods have been criticised as being heavily regulated and micromanaged. Long before all this other methods can be evidently seen. Below outlines a brief timeline of events:
1968- This was the age of Software Engineering which was evoked by the NATO Software Engineering Conference.
1986- The New New Product Game article which featured Harvard Business Review brought new light to the future of software development.
1995- The birth of the SCRUM method.
1996- Extreme Programming was first launched.
2001- The Agile Manifesto is created
Early 2000’s- The death of software engineering.
The Future- SCRUM, LEAN, Karban etc.