Without a doubt, software development methods are the foundation of a successfully released product. That said, not all foundations are made equal. Nor are they flexible or adaptive enough to fit across the board.
The sheer volumes in which software engineering methodologies come only add salt to injury. Lean, Agile, Kanban, SCRUM, DevOps, and others are literally a small army of options one can’t wrap their head around a fair share of hands-on experience.
Well, most system development methodologies are similar in concept — they are designed to help make working software. The devil, however, hides in the details. Shifts in corporate culture, changes to business processes, management, and team structure are the bare-bone minimum your company will walk through when switching to a new development process.
With stakes as high, we feel the need to walk you through every detail and nuance.