Going agile is a discipline – and in fact, best practice agile methodology requires far greater discipline than traditional projects. While there are also disaster stories around agile – projects running over time and over budget – many of those problems arise where there are failures in the implementation of best practice agile methodologies and disciplines.
+ “Going agile” can provide far greater assurance that a project will deliver the required outcomes.
+ It can lead to much better engagement and collaboration between the client and service provider – with a clear focus on required business outcomes.
+ At the same time, adopting agile methodologies is not a silver bullet solution for all project woes. Some projects are more suited to agile treatment than others.
The attached report canvasses best practice approaches and contracting options for agile projects.
This report was jointly written with Accenture