Nowadays Agile Methodology has established in the Technology field, because of the rapid growth it has given birth to some myths. This article will help the organizations who are adopting the Agile methodology to understand the truth and false statements surrounding it. Here we list down a few myths which help the organization in taking a crucial decision in the organization.
Agile is a Style
Agile is an established methodology since last 15 years in the field of Technology, though it is tagged as a Style Icon. Software Products in the current world are turning out to be more complex in nature because of volatile requirements and more integrations, here Agile plays a crucial role in devolving and delivering the software within the pre-defined budget.
Agile is yet to be proven
The world IT industry have taken up Agile methodology and applied the same on major projects, several groups and institutions are continuously working on adding maturity with the lessons learned throughout. Internet is a place where one can abundant articles, papers, case studies about Agile Methodology. It’s a very much proven technology and has enormous benefits which lead to project success.
Agile is meant for Software Projects
Though Agile was brought into existence for software industry projects, it didn’t stick to it, because of its elasticity nature Agile started serving other fields. Agile is all about the tree constraints, Cost -Time – Quality, the same is applicable in the majority of industries. Thus, projects do benefit.
Agile delivers less Quality
There is a strong rumor in the market that Agile is all about speedy delivery with haphazard work and mere quality. But in fact, Agile focuses on Quality, as requirements are broken down and tasks are taken into small sprints, this allows companies to deliver the best quality of the small piece developed and delivered. Agile gives priority to the outputs of the processes, which leads the best of Quality as per the requirement.
Agile Doesn’t keep stakeholders in Loop
Agile methodology can be applied for small to very large projects, more the size of the project the more the stakeholders. Agile breaks to the total size of the project into small and manageable packages, with key stakeholders entitled to it. Because of this nature, all the stakeholders are closely kept and updated on the project status and timeline effectively and regularly. It becomes easy for the stakeholder to have a quick glance at the piece of the project than on the entire.
Precisely, Agile is a proven methodology for all project sizes and natures.