The Skunk Works Option

Why hire a full-time employee when you can have your own skunk works dev team up and running next week.

See our white paper explaining the Skunk Works process:
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The term Skunk Works dates back to 1943, during WWII, when the U.S. Army tasked Lockheed with designing America’s first fighter jet. A crack engineering team, led by Kelly Johnson, delivered it in just 143 days.

Kelly codified how to run a Skunk Works without going over budget or running late through a set of 14 Rules.

Download our paper - The Skunk Works Option - to see how these rules work in combination with an Agile process to get quality software built faster.
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Clarence “Kelly” Johnson
Lead Engineer, Lockheed Martin Corporation
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