This is a directory of some useful web resources.
Extreme ProgrammingExtreme Programming (XP) is one of the most well known agile software development methodology.
It differs from traditional methodologies primarily in placing a higher
value on adaptability than on predictability. We believe that ongoing
changes to requirements are a natural, inescapable and desirable aspect
of software development projects. Being able to adapt to changing
requirements at any point is a more realistic and practical approach
rather than attempting to define all requirements at the beginning of a
We find this methodology to be more responsive to customer
needs than traditional methods. It leads to better quality software and
shorter development life-cycles. It is especially useful when the
solution being implemented is itself evolving, when some development is
required to discover unforeseen implementation problems, and when
experimental technologies are involved. Read more about Extreme
Programming at wikipedia and athttp://www.extremeprogramming.org/.
aspect of Extreme Programming that is often overlooked is that it
promotes human interactions and fosters cross-departmental
relationships, thus creating an enjoyable work envioronment.
advance planning and strategic thinking helps make an outsourcing
project successful. We have gathered some useful links here on the
subject of offshore-outsourcing:
NASSCOMNASSCOM web site is
an excellent resource to get up-to-date information on the state of the
IT software and services industry in India. NASSCOM is a global trade
body with over 1100 members, of which over 250 are global companies
from the US, UK, EU, Japan and China. NASSCOM's member companies are in
the business of software development, software services, software
products, IT-enabled/BPO services and e-commerce.
Sharing the secret Software
companies are increasingly outsourcing product development to vendors
to save on time and focus on branding. They are open to sharing
intellectual property (IP), the core of their business, with the