Why and How You Should Read This Book

  • Geir Kjetil Hanssen
  • Tor Stålhane
  • Thor Myklebust


What This Chapter Is About
  • Why you should consider agile development.

  • How agile development can help you.

  • Some industrial experience.

  • Some warning—the IEC 61508:2010 has its own use of some terms.

  • A short summary of the rest of the book.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geir Kjetil Hanssen
    • 1
  • Tor Stålhane
    • 2
  • Thor Myklebust
    • 1
  1. 1.Software Engineering, Safety and SecuritySINTEF DigitalTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.NTNUTrondheimNorway

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