not being scalable to large development teams and environments and that it does not provide visibility into development and project management. It also does not rely as heavily on documentation making it difficult to demonstrate compliance to regulations and standards. However, engineering and development companies are applying agile more frequently than before, even in heavily regulated industries in which organizations must meet stringent development and engineering standards. Applying ALM concepts and tools enables organizations to take the best practices of Agile and incorporate artifacts and documents to create a hybrid approach so they can still achieve regulatory and standard compliance and ensure efficient communication and collaboration across their development environment.
About the Author
Harsh Sabikhi is a Customer Solutions Engineer at MKS Inc. where he works in helping enterprise companies solve their most critical business issues. He is involved during the entire sales cycle, from discovery to deployment, thereby being the main technical point of contact for the customer enabling him to improve sales effectiveness and customer engagement efficiencies. Harsh also provides product management input for product strategy and roadmaps. He is a certified ScrumMaster and a leading expert of the MKS Agile solution, which helps organizations manage their software development using the Scrum framework. Since this solution is based on the core Integrity platform, Harsh knows how to relate upfront business requirements downstream to agile artifacts and to test management.