Farm Credit Services of America Gets Results with Agile

Mountain Goat Software client Farm Credit Services of America has been doing Scrum for two years now and with great results.  They are profiled in this May 2007 article from CIO magazine. Farm Credit reports having used Scrum to roll out “five key products with phenomenal results.” They have also dropped the number of post-rollout defects discovered from 100 down to none or one. In addition to onsite coaching, Mountain Goat provided training to Farm Credit on Scrum, Agile Estimating and Planning, and User Stories. Congratulations to Farm Credit Services of America and all of their agile employees for achieving such outstanding results.

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Mike Cohn specializes in helping companies adopt and improve their use of agile processes and techniques to build extremely high-performance teams. He is the author of User Stories Applied for Agile Software Development, Agile Estimating and Planning, and Succeeding with Agile as well as the Better User Stories video course. Mike is a founding member of the Agile Alliance and Scrum Alliance and can be reached at [email protected]. If you want to succeed with agile, you can also have Mike email you a short tip each week.