As a method of overcoming the shortcomings of conventional system development, Mr. Kenji Hirenabe, President and Representative Director of Eiwa System Management Co., Ltd. (head office: Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture) , Lectured at the Kyoto Information University (KCGI) Kyoto Ekimae Satellite Hall titled “Creation of agile development frontline business and engineer collaboration team”. He talked to computer school (KCG) students.Eiwa System Management Co., Ltd. is a company specializing in agile development, and the subsidiary Afrel Co., Ltd. cooperates with KCG and KCGI, and beginner and intermediate engineers acquire planning and development skills through robot production. It is also a sponsor company of ET Robocon Kansai convention.
Agile development is a method in which the business side and the development side that place orders together form a team, divide the work process into short cycles, and then perform analysis, design, and implementation to create a system that can be used for the time being.The most important part is selected first, and a system is developed. The user and the developer jointly verify it, get feedback while sharing ideas, and make improvements. As you progress, you will finally have a system with all the features you need.Overcoming the shortcomings of the conventional “waterfall type” development, which is designed according to the first specification, such as a long construction period, difficulty in changing the design, and unnecessary functions that remain as a result. As a technique, it has been widely adopted in recent years.In the lecture, in this agile development, the method of “scrum”, which is a work of three teams of “product owner” and “development team” and “scrum master” supporting both, has recently been popular. Was also introduced.Also, in the IT development site, there is a story behind the surprisingly effective analog management method that visualizes the work flow and progress by pasting a paper describing each task on the whiteboard. It was.Mr. Hirabea finally said, “Please join the company with the will to change the company, and make more proposals and change.At that time, knowledge of agile development is a strong weapon, "he encouraged students who are expected to be active in the future IT industry.