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Agile Custom Software Development

Agile Custom Development Services

Konverge’s agile methodologies offer a flexible, agile, and collaborative approach to managing your software development project. It is a framework that lets businesses cope with project changes faster and in a more efficient manner.

Konverge’s agile custom software development yields numerous benefits. It provides opportunities for team and stakeholder engagement. Our clients are actively involved in every step of the project. This promotes our team’s understanding of a company’s vision and turning this into a reality.

About Agile Development

Agile custom software delivery results in the early and predictable delivery of the project. Costs and schedule are also predicted. This process results in improved quality, as tests and reviews are conducted during each iteration.

Scrum is one of the agile approaches widely used by big IT firms. It involves the delivery of incremental builds every 1-4 weeks depending on the needs of the project. This approach allows organizations to benefit from a faster feedback cycle. Comprehensive documentation is also eliminated and clear visibility of the development progress of a project is ensured.

Scrum is similar to other agile projects. It is iterative in nature. Progress is made via continuous refinement. The developers repeatedly refine weak areas until the software becomes satisfactory.

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Benefits of Agile Development

At Konverge our bottom line is your bottom line. Agile development offers several benefits to clients when it comes to project success.

  • check Stakeholder Engagement
  • check Transparency
  • check Early and Predictable Delivery
  • check Predictable Costs and Schedule
  • check Allows & Embraces Change
  • check Allows for Scale
  • check Focuses on Business Value
  • check Focuses on Users
  • check Improves Quality
  • check Reduces Project Risk

Scrum Project Roles

Unlike other traditional project management frameworks, there are three project roles in scrum methodology. These are the product owner, scrum master, and the development team.

The product owner guides product vision. He or she pushes the team to deliver fast results.

The scrum master helps the development team in building the product, as per the Scrum framework. They encourage collaboration and resolve conflicts among the members of the development team.

Meanwhile, the development team consists of experts that execute the work. They are small in size and self-organizing. They are also responsible for developing and testing the product increment.

Scrum methodology can benefit your business in many ways. One advantage is that it ensures quality. Testing is done in every sprint or incremental work sequence. This enables the team to spot any quality issues and adjustments are made when necessary.

Requirements and timescales can be adjusted if needed. This also leads to controlled and predicted costs.

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Components of Agile

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Sprint planning happens on the first day of a sprint. This fosters communication and collaboration, which is necessary to aid in the swift completion of a project.

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Sprint planning happens on the first day of a sprint. This fosters communication and collaboration, which is necessary to aid in the swift completion of a project. The product owner guides the team members in determining the backlog items and their plans for completion.

The product owner may also propose a sprint goal. Meanwhile, the scrum master facilitates sprint planning to ensure a clear discussion. The overall goal of the sprint is to produce functional software in the shortest time possible.

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On each day of a sprint, team members hold a daily stand up meeting. This is held in the same venue and at the same time every day.

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On each day of a sprint, team members hold a daily stand up meeting. This is held in the same venue and at the same time every day. The meeting is limited to 15 minutes, to keep the discussion brief, yet relevant.

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At the end of a sprint, the scrum master facilitates the sprint retrospective. This is a meeting during which the team members discuss the concluded sprint.

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At the end of a sprint, the scrum master facilitates the sprint retrospective. This is a meeting during which the team members discuss the concluded sprint. The team suggests adjustments to ensure the success of the next sprint. They look at areas that can be improved and revise these practices for advancement.

This is an important mechanism, for it allows the development team to continuously improve. In this setting, everyone is expected to air opinions in a constructive manner.

Agile Process

Multiple iterations happen during the agile software development process. Each iteration follows its own workflow. It is critical for product owners, customers, and business stakeholders to provide feedback during each iteration. This ensures that their needs are always addressed.

An iteration process flow covers the following phases:

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Our team designs and develops software based on the defined requirements. Throughout this stage, our team focuses on the details and components of the project at hand. This ensures that the software developed will meet client expectations.
An integral part of this phase is the frequent testing of the prototype. In this stage, our team works closely with the target users. This allows the final output to be configured properly. It solves problems and satisfies the needs of the target audience.

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The product is then delivered to production. The product owner can then send in feedback, which can be worked or integrated into the requirements of the succeeding iteration.

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In this phase, the product owner must define the requirements, based on product and sprint backlog. Feedback from customers and stakeholders is also valued. This phase tends to be inspiring, especially in an agile environment where requirements are constantly changing.

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This involves quality assurance testing, external and internal training, and documentation development. It is expected for the testing to be completed thoroughly, with documented results prior to the delivery of the product.

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Agile software development using scrum methodology has the ability to work wonders for your project. Let us help you understand how this project development framework has the ability to elevate your initiatives. Konverge Digital Solutions is a leading custom software developer headquartered in Toronto. Bring your business goals to life by leveraging technology with our methodology.

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