Top 5 lessons learned about scaling Agile from a leading insurance provider

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Richard Knaster

Date archived: December 20, 2016 | First published: January 23, 2012

Agile development is a collaborative, incremental and iterative approach to software development that can produce high-quality software on schedule and cost-effectively. Agile practices were initially designed for small collocated teams, but you can adapt them to fit a more complex environment. IBM has experience with this not only internally, but with other large enterprise clients. Among the most valuable lessons we've learned about implementing agile in the enterprise were gained while helping a large insurance company, we'll call "Insurance Co," with their agile adoption and their implementation of IBM Rational Team Concert.

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