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Agile software development in an earned value world: a survival guide

Lead Author: 
Kantor, Jeffrey
Other Authors/Credits: 
Long, K.; Becla, J.; Economou, F.; Gelman, M.; Juric, M.; Lambert, R.; Krughoff, S.; Swinbank, J.D.; Wu, X.
Publication Date: 
Friday, August 19, 2016
Conference Papers
Jeffrey Kantor ; Kevin Long ; Jacek Becla ; Frossie Economou ; Margaret Gelman, et al. " Agile software development in an earned value world: a survival guide ", Proc. SPIE 9911, Modeling, Systems Engineering, and Project Management for Astronomy VI, 99110N (August 19, 2016); doi:10.1117/12...
Journal or Publication name: 
SPIE Proceedings
Agile methodologies are current best practice in software development. They are favored for, among other reasons, preventing premature optimization by taking a somewhat short-term focus, and allowing frequent replans/reprioritizations of upcoming development work based on recent results and current...

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