Author : Nick Krym

Using Agile with Offshore

One topic that often comes up with relationship to outsourcing software development projects is the use of agile methodologies. Having run a number of projects using agile methodologies with offshore (nearshore) partners I found that some of the classic principles do not work as well, for example XP’s “pair programming” and “moving people around” need to be taken with a grain of salt / adjusted with consideration of the lack of collocation. Of course when it comes to agile development you need to start with agile evangelists’ take on the subject. Martin Fowler in what is now a classic article Using an Agile Software Process […]