While not new, Agile frameworks have come into the spotlight in recent years for yielding significant improvements over heavyweight process. The Visualization and Enabling Technologies section has been transitioning to Agile frameworks for our Science Gateways efforts. In this talk I will share what being Agile has meant for group. I will cover our experience in transitioning to Scrum for software development and the benefits we have experienced. I will also discus our newly underway efforts to utilize Kanban for related activities such as user support and infrastructure management.
Nathan Wilhelmi is a software engineer in the visualization and enabling technologies section of CISL. In this role he has been working on implementing Agile methodologies within VETS science gateways efforts. He has been a Java developer at NCAR since joining in 2003. He came to NCAR from the private sector having worked as a software engineer across several industries.