Read case study Pearson Success maker then answer below questions within 3-4 pages.

Case Study 1: Pearson Success-maker

Read case study Pearson Success maker then answer below questions within 3-4 pages.

Questions:

1. How do product and software development methodologies influence a firm’s

ability to respond to market demands?

2. Transition from waterfall to agile

a. What benefits did Pearson realize in making the shift to agile?

b. What downsides might be associated with this shift?

c. What firm or market circumstances are more likely to benefit from a

waterfall or agile methodology?

3. Should Adams-Woodford focus on the SuccessMaker product, or become

involved in a company-wide agile initiative? Why?

4. Within the SuccessMaker team, should Adams-Woodford agree to follow the

recommendations from his developers to move from scrum to Kanban? Why, or

why not?

 

 

Answer Preview…………………..

Product and software development methodologies significantly influence how a company responds towards market demand since they unearth whether a company is customer-oriented. A company with a vision of growing and maintain its market share must mirror customer preferences in their product development systems by listening to their customers and using their requests to develop systems that will satisfy or even bypass them. This is evident from the waterfall methodology adopted by Pearson’s product and software engineers whose stage development ensured that product design mostly reflected the workforce’s will rather than the……………..

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