In the past two decades, core banking systems have evolved from a decentralized architecture to a service oriented one. This presentation explores what has motivated this change and sheds some light on the next frontier of banking. It also provides insight into how DreamOval has prepared for this future with a stack of Open Source technologies tailored for the African Market.
<div style="margin-bottom:5px"> <strong> <a href="http://www.slideshare.net/henrysampson/big-data-banking-customer-vs" title="Big Data Banking: Customer vs. Accounting" target="_blank">Big Data Banking: Customer vs. Accounting</a> </strong> from <strong><a href="http://www.slideshare.net/henrysampson" target="_blank">Henry Sampson</a></strong> </div>
Over the past decade, software developers over the world have adopted a new project management framework known popularly as Agile Development. This framework ostensibly seeks to put the customers first to develop and deploy software that most directly meets customer needs. Simply put, it proposes breaking down the software development process into incremental stages that continuously create increasingly complex versions of software. This entire process is meant to be responsive to changing customer demands. Agile Development has really picked up steam both amongst major software developers and tech start-ups over the years as they look to achieve more with smaller development teams. In Ghana as well we are seeing a rise in the teaching of agile methods in tech education as well as its use by local developer teams in organizations. So what exactly is ‘Agile’?