Useful Links

Business Process Engineering

Agile Development

  • DSDM Atern - the leading agile method framework in the UK. Agilier is pleased to be involved in the authorship of the latest version of the framework.
  • Scrum - very popular in the USA, gaining ground the UK and Europe.
  • XP - the best introduction to XP (Extreme Programming) – the method that kick-started the modern agile development movement.
  • RUP - probably the best-known software development process today, and paradoxically the hardest to use successfully in an agile manner.

Project Management

  • PRINCE2 – the official PRINCE2 website. A very useful supporting site can be found at CCLearning.
  • On-line resource guide - thanks to Stacy Kozak and her class in Portland for bringing this to my attention!

Other Software development

  • The Register - best for science and technical news and doesn’t take itself too seriously.
  • Martin Fowler - excellent resources and deep-thinking commentary.
  • Testing - more deep thinking, this time from a software-testing perspective.
  • Volere - contains many useful resources on software requirements techniques.

Systems' Integration

  • Cbdiforum - original thinking and a lot of free resources – registration required. Additional material is subscription only.

Miscellaneous

  • Success121 - many useful free business resources, targeted at independent professionals.
  • Bruce Schneier - forthright and opinionated thoughts from one of the world's leading security technologists.
  • Atmospheric Optics - take five minutes' break to look at some marvellous natural phenomena.

Success Stories

"Agilier's experience in managing business processes made them an ideal candidate to manage functional integration thereby reducing a significant risk to the business. This involved them working with the workstream leads and developing a high-level integrated businesses process against which we planned our programme."

Chris Davies
Programme Manager, EADS Defence and Communications Systems

 

"I was extremely happy with the professional and complete way that Agilier performed their work and would not hesitate to use their services again."

Mike Haynes
Senior Project Manager, Cogent Defence and Security Networks

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