In 2004, I was managing a consumer software project management team at a rather large company. One of my project managers came to me with this “new” idea (i.e. “Agile Project Management”). Once I learned more about the concept, I quickly realized that this was indeed the “better way” to do software projects. Why? Because at that time, our engineering team was never happy with the timeliness and completeness of requirements. Requirements analysts were hard to come by, or were being “volunteered” to write requirements in their “magic time”.
This is the article that opened my eyes to the area of liquid biopsies for early cancer detection. As it turns out, the area of liquid biopsies has a long way to go to be an acceptable method for early cancer detection. However, it is helping accelerate the development of cancer treatments, particularly for the pharmaceutical industry.