State Of The Art Search – Agile Software Development In Global Market
Abstract— Choosing the appropriate software development approach is something which continues to occupy the minds of
many IT professionals. The introduction of “Agile” development methodologies such as extreme programming (XP), feature
driven development (FDD) and SCRUM held the promise of improved software quality and reduced delivery times. State of
the art search of patents ensures the technology trend of any industry and who is active in that particular technology trend. In
this paper, agile approach is thoroughly examined which is the latest trend of software market and an analysis is done for
finding the major agile players by using different free databases like www.ipindia.nic.in, ttp://patentscope.wipo.int etc.
More specifically, search is performed on these databases for doing comparative analysis for this emerging technology in
local or global market.