There are many things that can cause a software project to fail. I suspect we’ve all experienced a failed project at some time or another.
The smoking ruins of failed agile seem to be wherever I look these days, with people bemoaning how it doesn’t work and has if anything made things worse.
Coming from a background in digital agencies I’ve often asked why a client wanted to hire an agency. However clients rarely understand why they need to hire an agency and in a lot of cases it’s not actually what they need at all, well not a traditional agency relationship anyway.
How many times have you had a requirement from a client and implemented it diligently, only to find it’s not actually what they wanted at all?
I read with interest Alexander Kjerulf’s blog post on 10 things companies should stop doing now. Obviously any article in a top 10 format is going to talk in very general terms but I was surprised to see number four on the list… Corporate values.