Nearshore Begins with a Belief in Agile

Now more than ever, companies are expected to be able to immediately respond and react to emerging trends or changes in their market. This demand for agility coupled with the growing complexities of large-scale systems, makes extended daily interactions for software development teams imperative. Business challenges today require side-by-side collaboration between developers and internal users. This simply cannot happen consistently when half the team is sitting on the other side of the world.

How To Become More Agile

Countless articles, books, and classes profess to hold the key to making your team more agile. At number8, we believe the only way to make your team more agile is to stick to the earliest outlined values on establishing an agile development process. We believe it is impossible to be truly agile when the majority of your team is on the other side of the globe. There’s a better option and we want to help teams discover it. It doesn’t matter what tool or process you’re using, what matters is having a team committed to the below values from the Agile Manifesto.

Customer Collaboration Over
Contract Negotiation

Individuals and Interactions Over
Processes and Tools

Working Software Over
Comprehensive Documentation

Responding to Change Over
Following a Plan

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