Discover PerformanceHP Software's community for IT leaders // July 2012
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In response to the shifts in technology seen in mobile and Big Data—along with the shifts in methodologies like Agile—the pace of application development has changed, causing the need for total traceability in your requirements to become even more evident.
Number of mobile apps expected to be available by the end of 2012 (more than 15 times the number of PC apps).1
Percentage of organizations that say their application portfolios need rationalization and modernization.2
Approximate percentage of large enterprises that said more than half of their application portfolio “needs to be retired.” (About 48% said 21-50% of their apps needed to go.)3
Q: Which is the best agile methodology for the development of mobile applications?
A: Scrum works perfect for mobile development. The scrum development process is a sequence of short (2-4 weeks) “sprints” where a team addresses a set of tasks as a product increment, with each sprint addressing a “backlog” of requirements. Our survey of mobile developers suggested that even individual developers are following a scrumlike process as they develop mobile applications.
— Steward Copper, owner, Project-Management-Insights.com, on the LinkedIn Agile group