The Dynamic Systems Development Method is a process used to deliver new software systems.
- Practitioner’s guide addressing issues such as how to get people from different disciplines to work together as a team, how to gain commitment and how to manage projects within normal business constraints.
- New edition covers how to use DSDM with other methodologies such as Extreme Programming and UML.
- Updated case studies showing how DSDM is used in companies such as BT and British Airways.
- Based on best practices and lessons learned by DSDM Consortium members and is vendor independent.
- Members of the DSDM Consortium include Hewlett Packard, BT, British Airways, Ministry of Defence, PWC, Vodafone and KPMG.
User Level: Professional Audience: Software developers.
Author Biography: The DSDM Consortium aims to produce and evolve the de facto approach to building systems both quickly and efficiently. In the UK, DSDM is the most commonly used method for RAD since it has repeatedly demonstrated success in organizations of all sizes. It is now gaining acceptance on a worldwide basis.
From the Back Cover
“Solving hard problems is fun—solving them with other people even more so.”
DSDM (the Dynamic Systems Development Method) has proved to be one of the most successful frameworks for “Agile” software development. The new edition of this classic introduction to DSDM has been fully updated to reflect recent changes in the framework and “best practice” in its application.
Readers of this book will learn
- How DSDM can speed up project delivery
- Why agile methods like DSDM help to deliver business benefits more rapidly
- How to get users involved in delivering a usable solution
- How to deliver something that works in a short timescale.
The Second Edition features
- A wide variety of new case studies showing DSDM in practice in both large and small organisations
- New guidelines for using DSDM in conjunction with other methods and notations like XP and UML
- Discussion of how new developments in DSDM relate to the Agile Manifesto (included here in an appendix)