Both the company and the independent developer stress the benefits of agile, and specifically Scrum, to deliver value and complete more work faster. The company I've been working with, SolutionStream, says on it's website (www.solutionstream.com):
You CAN trust consultants to work for you as if they were your own employees.
Your software can be delivered in small, visible chunks.
You can save money and get more features by using our deeply experienced team.
You can easily maintain the software through our excellent design and proven transition process.
Your needs can change during the project and …