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This site contains an online version of IDEO’s method cards which illustrate different techniques for inspiring design, gaining insights into user’s goals, and generating alternatives.
This is the DSDM consortium site. Here you will find more detail about DSDM (a form of RAD development), its history, who is involved in its development and evolution, publications and events.
This site contains further information about Boehm's Spiral Lifecycle, including publications on the lifecycle itself, and its application.
If you are interested in learning more about patents and copyright, read up here about the controversy of the Amazon 1-click patent.
The issues surrounding the integration of agile methods and user-centered design is discussed in Chapter 9. There is a lot of information about agile methods available on the Internet, but less is written concerning the integration of these two approaches. However there is a yahoo discussion group at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/agile-usability. One popular agile method is eXtreme Programming (XP), and a good starting point to find out more about XP is www.extremeprogramming.org. Also see the Connextra case study on this site. Further information about agile methods is at http://www.martinfowler.com/articles/agileStory.html