School of Computer and Information Science, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia
This paper discusses the impact of agile methodology in complex and modular interrelated projects based on the authors’ practical experience and observations. With the advancement of Web technologies and complex computer systems, business applications are able to transcend boundaries in order to fully meet business requirements and comply with the legislation, policies and procedures. The success of software development as well as software deployment of these complex applications is dependent upon the employed methodology and project management. This is so because employed methodology plays an important position in capturing and modeling of business requirements and project management helps to ensure delivery. Agile methods are rapidly becoming popular in the software development industry. This paper examines this crucial role of agile methodology in a software development and deployment environment.