Mark J. Balbes, Ph.D., Vice President of Architecture at Asynchrony Solutions, was recently published in Application Development Trends regarding amortization in the agile process.
Amortization is already a natural part of agile. The traditional up-front efforts of requirements analysis, software analysis and design have been amortized over the life of software development through the use of emergent design, test driven development and the focus on stories rather than function points. The traditionally last-in-line effort of testing has similarly been amortized through the same techniques.
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