Digital Transformation of the Enterprise for SMAC: Can Scrum help?

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Digital Transformation of the Enterprise for SMAC: Can Scrum help?"

Transcription

1 Digital Transformation of the Enterprise for SMAC: Can Scrum help? Scope of this Report October 2015 In this paper, we consider the impact of the digital transformation on software development and whether the Agile Scrum approach being used by many organizations to help the software development teams respond more effectively and quickly to business demands can be used more widely in the organization for digital transformation. We focus on what has been termed SMAC. The acronym derived from the names for what many believe to be the driving forces of the latest wave of digital transformation: Social media Mobile Analytics (or big data ) Cloud It is our belief that Agile principles and methods can be applied throughout an organization to deliver effective digital transformation. Why do we need to change our approach for Digital Transformation? Today s software development, heavily influenced by SMAC, is being driven much more by the needs and capabilities of customers (users) who have been empowered to install, try out and accept or reject incremental functionality throughout their day, inside and outside of work. This is the critical change we see in enterprise software development compared with the last 10 years or more. Historically, IT has not been focused on delivering value to its customers and though that s a little harsh, we can certainly say that software development has often been driven by technology and completion date. Put another way, prioritization decisions within IT departments have been more based on: How difficult is the project? How many and which resources will the project require? Who is shouting the loudest to get it? Organizations don t have a choice. As an HMG Research blog post in August 2015 pointed out, As external customers continue to increase their use of digital touchpoints to research and acquire products, companies need to be where their customers are and provide them with the types of 2015 David Consulting Group Page 1 of 6

2 experiences that delight customers and keep them coming back. It s simply no longer possible to avoid the need for organizational agility in order to recruit and retain customers. For digital transformation, software development organizations must prioritize their projects, stories and task by customer value. They have started to do this. It is not easy but there are ways to make it easier (e.g. Value Visualization). HMG quoted Red Hat s CIO Lee Congdon, "The world is shifting from an industrial age to an information age. It's no longer enough to produce great products. Today, companies need the skills and capabilities to connect with their customers. They need the ability to manage their supply chains in real time. Traditional companies are becoming digital companies, and that's a fundamental change," Charlie Asaujo in a private conversation with the authors takes this point further, In 5-10 years, 80% of what is in-house today will move out. The transition will be hard work. IT as we know it is dead. Managing the value supply chain will be the future for developers wanting to stay in the business. The software development teams in organizations have been able to respond to the need to deliver incremental value to their customers quickly and continuously by adopting the principles of agile and the methodology of scrum. To quote Alan Cameron of DCG, scrum can cut through the ambiguity cloud surrounding many traditional projects to provide a clear, frequently renewed focus on value delivery and customer satisfaction. However, the biggest challenge of implementing Enterprise Agile for software development is the need to change the organization outside software development, so that the whole body becomes focused on customer needs and demands. Some of the need for change on the periphery of software development, we already knew about. Something as fundamental to Scrum as daily builds require a significant rethink in some organizations. In early stage scrum implementations it s not unusual to be told that the IT team require, say, 3 weeks notice to set up the hardware for a new test environment. How can Agile help Digital Transformation? So what are the principles that drive an Agile business? We have suggested elsewhere that the Agile Manifesto can be adopted for digital transformation with small changes. Therefore, with due deference to the authors of the original (see Sources for attribution), we have amended the manifesto (in italics below) in a way that can be applied to digital transformation, while keeping as much of the original wording as possible: 2015 David Consulting Group Page 2 of 6

3 Manifesto for Agile Digital Transformation We are uncovering better ways of delivering digital transformation by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have come to value: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working customer value over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan That is, while there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more. There are twelve principles that support the Agile Manifesto. These too can be modified for applicability to digital transformation: 1. Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of customer value. 2. Welcome changing requirements, even late in the transformation journey. Agile processes harness change for the customer's competitive advantage. 3. Deliver working customer value frequently, from a couple of weeks to a couple of months, with a preference to the shorter timescale. 4. Business people and digital transformation agents must work together daily throughout the project. 5. Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the job done. 6. The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a digital transformation team is face-to-face conversation. 7. Working customer applications are the primary measure of progress. 8. Agile processes promote sustainable digital transformation. The sponsors, digital transformation agents, and users should be able to maintain a constant pace indefinitely. 9. Continuous attention to customer value and best practice enhances agility. 10. Simplicity the art of maximizing the amount of work not done--is essential. 11. The best digital transformations emerge from self-organizing teams. 12. At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly. We have discussed this topic before on our website and there has been some justifiable push back against taking too simplistic a view of adapting a methodology developed to solve a set of challenges in one context to solve a different set of challenges in a different context. For example, on our blog, Ally Gill said, When we start talking about business transformation we're onto a whole different topic and a completely different set of people's needs which must be addressed. More importantly, the complexity of an organization needs to be considered as a critical factor - something that is less of an issue in developing software. We agree and Arpan Pal has highlighted six areas of complexity (in the 2015 David Consulting Group Page 3 of 6

4 context of the internet of things ) where the needs of digital transformation initiatives overlap with but extend beyond the considerations of simply developing the solution software: Scalability Privacy Affordability Context-Awareness Ease of Development Security We believe that the modified manifesto is a valid statement of intent that can be used to drive digital transformation, despite the acknowledged difficulties pointed out above. Why Scrum? While the agile philosophy puts customer satisfaction and the delivery of customer value among the highest priorities for the development team, scrum is a great technique for ensuring that things can actually be delivered quickly and often in a changing environment. This is how the scrum teams in software development can help whole organizations to make these changes. Scrum succeeds by establishing a disciplined process around solving just enough of the customers needs to enable the customer to give more feedback and who better to coach and mentor the teams doing the transformation in the rest of the organization than the software scrum teams themselves. In our current world where customers are continuously exposed to new ideas and new capabilities, the digital transformation within any organization must be driven by fast responses to customer feedback. Scrum, within the context provided by the agile manifesto, is the ideal controlled, disciplined but highly responsive methodology to implement digital transformation. Most elements of Scrum can be applied to transformations outside software development. Product Backlogs (or maybe Transformation Backlogs?), tightly time-boxed Sprints (or iterations), Product (Transformation?) Owners, Scrum Teams, Sprint Reviews and Sprint Planning Meetings are all pretty much essential. Daily Standups can be overkill on more strategic initiatives but certainly some sort of progress and impediment reporting is appropriate on a regular schedule during the sprint (weekly on a 4-week sprint works well). Scrum Masters can be a less important role perhaps combined with Product Owner depending on the team. For us here at DCG, this is no theoretical proposal because we use scrum techniques ourselves for implementing strategic initiatives. We use scrum in our consulting contracts to help our clients manage their own transformations. For example, for a client needing to introduce better IT Governance and Measurement, we used an agile approach to help the senior management team identify and prioritize a program backlog. We were happy when they concluded that the value delivered in the first six transformation sprints was sufficient and that no further sprints were needed David Consulting Group Page 4 of 6

5 Conclusions Applied with care, digital transformation initiatives can benefit from an approach based on the, slightly modified, principles of the Agile Manifesto and Scrum. Agile tells us to deliver working customer value frequently, from a couple of weeks to a couple of months, with a preference to the shorter timescale. Scrum establishes a disciplined process around solving just enough of the customers needs to enable the customer to give more feedback. Customer value-focused organizations, which are Agile throughout are best placed to meet the challenges of digital transformation in the age of SMAC. Sources Value Visualization, HMG Research, Alan Cameron, blog post Monday May 18, 2015, Ally Gill May 19, responding to Alan Cameron blog post of previous day, cited above. Arpan Pal, writing in IEEE s IT Pro (May/June 2015) Better IT Governance and Measurement, David Consulting Group Page 5 of 6

6 Manifesto for Agile Software Development We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have come to value: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Working software over comprehensive documentation Customer collaboration over contract negotiation Responding to change over following a plan That is, while there is value in the items on the right, we value the items on the left more. Kent Beck Mike Beedle Arie van Bennekum Alistair Cockburn Ward Cunningham Martin Fowler James Grenning Jim Highsmith Andrew Hunt Ron Jeffries Jon Kern Brian Marick Robert C. Martin Steve Mellor Ken Schwaber Jeff Sutherland Dave Thomas 2001, the above authors this declaration may be freely copied in any form, but only in its entirety through this notice David Consulting Group Page 6 of 6

Introduction to Agile Software Development. EECS 690 Agile Software Development

Introduction to Agile Software Development. EECS 690 Agile Software Development Introduction to Agile Software Development EECS 690 Agile Software Development Agenda Research Consent Forms Problem with Software Engineering Motivation for Agile Methods Agile Manifesto Principles into

More information

Agile QA s Revolutionary Impact on Project Management

Agile QA s Revolutionary Impact on Project Management Agile QA s Revolutionary Impact on Project Management Introduction & Agenda Rachele Maurer Agile Coach, Platinum Edge Inc. PMP, CSM, PMI-ACP Agenda A quick overview of agile Current QA practices QA using

More information

Ingegneria del Software Corso di Laurea in Informatica per il Management. Agile software development

Ingegneria del Software Corso di Laurea in Informatica per il Management. Agile software development Ingegneria del Software Corso di Laurea in Informatica per il Management Agile software development Davide Rossi Dipartimento di Informatica Università di Bologna The problem Efficiency: too much effort

More information

History of Agile Methods

History of Agile Methods Agile Development Methods: Philosophy and Practice CPSC 315 Programming Studio Fall 2010 History of Agile Methods Particularly in 1990s, some developers reacted against traditional heavyweight software

More information

Learn. Inspect. Adapt: An Overview of Agile Project Delivery. Doug Rosenberg and Kara Silva June 19, 2008

Learn. Inspect. Adapt: An Overview of Agile Project Delivery. Doug Rosenberg and Kara Silva June 19, 2008 Learn. Inspect. Adapt: An Overview of Agile Project Delivery Doug Rosenberg and Kara Silva June 19, 2008 Paper Airplanes! The Agile Manifesto We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing

More information

Agile Project Management: Adapting project behaviors to the software development environment

Agile Project Management: Adapting project behaviors to the software development environment Agile Project Management: Adapting project behaviors to the software development environment with Bill Doescher, PMP, CSM PrincipalConsultant and Product Development Director Business Management Consultants

More information

Agile Project Management Jim Highsmith. Chapter 1. The Agile Revolution

Agile Project Management Jim Highsmith. Chapter 1. The Agile Revolution Agile Project Management Jim Highsmith Chapter 1 The Agile Revolution Ultimate customer value is delivered at the point-of-sale, not the point-of-plan The key opportunity, uncertainty, and risk resides

More information

Agile Software Development with Scrum. Jeff Sutherland Gabrielle Benefield

Agile Software Development with Scrum. Jeff Sutherland Gabrielle Benefield Agile Software Development with Scrum Jeff Sutherland Gabrielle Benefield Agenda Introduction Overview of Methodologies Exercise; empirical learning Agile Manifesto Agile Values History of Scrum Exercise:

More information

Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management Agile Project Management with Bill Doescher, PMP, MBA, CSM Pi Principal i lconsultant tand Product tdevelopment tdirector Bill Doescher, PMP, CSM Bill Doescher is a Principal Consultant and Product Development

More information

Agile & the Declaration of Interdependence: A new approach to Process Improvement www.davidconsultinggroup.com

Agile & the Declaration of Interdependence: A new approach to Process Improvement www.davidconsultinggroup.com by Michael Harris ARTICLE There has been much said and written about the mythical conflict between the values and principles of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development 1 (http://agilemanifesto.org/)

More information

Scrum for Managers, Zurich March 2010

Scrum for Managers, Zurich March 2010 Scrum for Managers Microsoft Corporation / TechTalk Zurich Switzerland March 2010 About Mitch Lacey Mitch Lacey 13+ years of program and project management experience Microsoft Program Manager 2001 2006

More information

How You Lead Is What You Get: Empowerment is not enough

How You Lead Is What You Get: Empowerment is not enough How You Lead Is What You Get: Empowerment is not enough Agile Arizona 2016 6801 185th Ave NE, Suite 200 Redmond, WA 98052 solutionsiq.com 1.800.235.4091 Alan Dayley, Senior Agile Coach Copyright 2015 SolutionsIQ

More information

PMP vs. Scrum Master

PMP vs. Scrum Master PMP vs. Scrum Master Compatible or Incompatible? Presented by: Karen Little, PMP, CSM, CBAP, ITIL, MCP, MBA Copyright 2007 by Karen Little 1 Agenda Introductions Background on Agile and SCRUM Methodologies

More information

Agility? What for? And how? > Warm-up Session Agile Tour Vienna 2014

Agility? What for? And how? > Warm-up Session Agile Tour Vienna 2014 Agility? What for? And how? > Warm-up Session Agile Tour Vienna 2014 Agenda Agile Software Development: reasons & goals Scrum in a nutshell Kanban in a nutshell Agility: prerequisites, limits and corporate

More information

Agile Execution for and Beyond IT

Agile Execution for and Beyond IT Agile Execution for and Beyond IT Fred Koos, PE, PMP, CSM, Pittsburgh PMI VP of Education 31 December 2013 This is an enhanced version of the information presented in the last session at the 11/6/13 Pittsburgh

More information

Agile in Financial Services A Framework in Focus

Agile in Financial Services A Framework in Focus Agile in Financial Services A Framework in Focus John B. Hudson, B.Sc, PMP, CSM PMI NJ Chapter February 19, 2013 19 Feb 2013 1 Objectives 1. Agile Development an Overview 2. The Agile Enterprise Infrastructure

More information

Scrum and Agile methods The real world

Scrum and Agile methods The real world Scrum and Agile methods The real world Claus Nyhus Christensen cnc@atira.dk Atira About me Master in CS from AAU 2001 2001-2004: Worked at Trifork as a kernel developer of a Java EE server 2004-2007: Worked

More information

Agile Software Development in the Large

Agile Software Development in the Large Agile Software Development in the Large GI-Vortrag Braunschweig Jutta Eckstein Nicolai Josuttis What Does Large Mean? Large in... scope time people money risks We focus on Large Teams which implies everything

More information

D25-2. Agile and Scrum Introduction

D25-2. Agile and Scrum Introduction D25-2 Agile and Scrum Introduction How to Use this Download This download is an overview of a discussion Intertech has with clients on Agile/Scrum This download has an overview of Agile, an overview of

More information

Distributed Agile Development. Bapiraju Nandury Product Development Manager Bangalore Development Centre

Distributed Agile Development. Bapiraju Nandury Product Development Manager Bangalore Development Centre Distributed Agile Development Bapiraju Nandury Product Development Manager Bangalore Development Centre Agenda Distributed / offshore Development Agile Methods Distributed Agile Development Goals of this

More information

SAFETY & RESILIENCE ISSUES IN AUTOMOTIVE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PANEL

SAFETY & RESILIENCE ISSUES IN AUTOMOTIVE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PANEL SAFETY & RESILIENCE ISSUES IN AUTOMOTIVE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PANEL 1 Safety Panel when 26262 will be issued, enforced? What about 61508? by whom, which authorities? who and how will verify conformance?

More information

What Does Large Mean? Copyright 2003 by N. Josuttis and J. Eckstein 3. Why is Large an Issue?

What Does Large Mean? Copyright 2003 by N. Josuttis and J. Eckstein 3. Why is Large an Issue? Skalierung von agilen Prozessen Ein Erfahrungsbericht OOP 2003 Jutta Eckstein Nicolai Josuttis This Talk is About Agility Large Experience Success Copyright 2003 by N. Josuttis and J. Eckstein 2 1 What

More information

Agile to the Bone. Introduction to Agile by Pietari Kettunen

Agile to the Bone. Introduction to Agile by Pietari Kettunen Agile to the Bone Introduction to Agile by Pietari Kettunen Agenda Problem with traditional software engineering Why Agile is the solution? Roots of Agile Values of Agile Common implementations Scrum Kanban

More information

the team level and is characterized by self organizing, cross functional teams doing iterative development in what are called Sprints.

the team level and is characterized by self organizing, cross functional teams doing iterative development in what are called Sprints. Introduction We can t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. Albert Einstein One of the goals of this book is to give you a better perspective on Lean and Agile

More information

Incorporating Agile Methods in Large-Scale Systems

Incorporating Agile Methods in Large-Scale Systems Incorporating Agile Methods in Large-Scale Systems April 30, 2011 Why would a large-scale software development company want to be agile? Agile methods aim to counter the tremendous costs with changes late

More information

Software Engineering Process Economy & Quality

Software Engineering Process Economy & Quality Project delivery: Progress report Software Engineering Process Economy & Quality ETSF 01 http://cs.lth.se/etsf01 The SPA reports you RECEIVED Your actions on received feedback Excel format preferred Lecture

More information

Software Processes. Agile Methods

Software Processes. Agile Methods Software Processes Agile Methods Roadmap Agile Methods Agile Manifesto Agile Principles Agile Methods Agile Processes Scrum, Crystall,... Integrating Agile with Non-Agile Processes 2 Agile Development

More information

Agile Project Management with Scrum

Agile Project Management with Scrum Agile Project Management with Scrum Resource links http://www.agilealliance.org/ http://www.agilemanifesto.org/ http://www.scrum-master.com/ 1 Manifesto for Agile Software Development Individuals and interactions

More information

INF5120 Modellbasert Systemutvikling

INF5120 Modellbasert Systemutvikling INF5120 Modellbasert Systemutvikling Forelesning 17.03.2005 Agile Methods & Architecture QVT ATL, MOF2Txt Arne-Jørgen Berre 1 INF5120 - Forelesninger - 2005 M: MDA, T: Eclipse, IBM tool, C: COMET, U: U

More information

CSSE 372 Software Project Management: Managing Agile Projects

CSSE 372 Software Project Management: Managing Agile Projects CSSE 372 Software Project Management: Managing Agile Projects Shawn Bohner Office: Moench Room F212 Phone: (812) 877-8685 Email: bohner@rose-hulman.edu XKCD Reference Learning Outcomes: Plan Create a plan

More information

Manifesto for Agile Software Development

Manifesto for Agile Software Development Rocky Mountain Information Management Association Manifesto for Agile Software Development We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we

More information

Agile Processes. -- Heinrich Heine

Agile Processes. -- Heinrich Heine 1 Agile Processes The weather-cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm-wind if it did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind. -- Heinrich Heine Many

More information

SWEN - Software Engineering Network Donnerstag 06. Mai. 2010

SWEN - Software Engineering Network Donnerstag 06. Mai. 2010 SWEN - Software Engineering Network Donnerstag 06. Mai. 2010 Agile Requirements Engineering Blaise Rey-Mermet, EVOCEAN GmbH, 2010 My background Executive Roles Dept. Head - Requirements Management & Engineering

More information

WHITEPAPER GET MORE WORK DONE: A MANAGER S GUIDE TO MIXING AGILE AND WATERFALL

WHITEPAPER GET MORE WORK DONE: A MANAGER S GUIDE TO MIXING AGILE AND WATERFALL WHITEPAPER GET MORE WORK DONE: A MANAGER S GUIDE TO MIXING AGILE AND WATERFALL Project management is shifting. Teams that were siloed before are now asked to work together to ease reporting pains and increase

More information

Agile Project Management By Mark C. Layton

Agile Project Management By Mark C. Layton Agile Project Management By Mark C. Layton Agile project management focuses on continuous improvement, scope flexibility, team input, and delivering essential quality products. Agile project management

More information

STATE OF MICHIGAN SUITE

STATE OF MICHIGAN SUITE STATE OF MICHIGAN SUITE Agile Process Guide Another Companion to the Systems Engineering Methodology (SEM) of the State Unified Information Technology Environment (SUITE) Michigan Department of Technology,

More information

What does it mean to be Agile. Marek Majchrzak, Andrzej Bednarz Wrocław, 11.10.2011

What does it mean to be Agile. Marek Majchrzak, Andrzej Bednarz Wrocław, 11.10.2011 What does it mean to be Agile Marek Majchrzak, Andrzej Bednarz Wrocław, 11.10.2011 2 Traditional methods Assumptions: The customer knows what he wants The developers know how to build it Nothing will change

More information

Agile project management is a style of project management that focuses

Agile project management is a style of project management that focuses Chapter 1 Modernizing Project Management In This Chapter Understanding why project management needs to change Finding out about agile project management Agile project management is a style of project management

More information

Agile Overview. 30,000 perspective. Juha Salenius CSPO CSM PMI-ACP PMP SCGMIS Workshop January 23 rd, 2013

Agile Overview. 30,000 perspective. Juha Salenius CSPO CSM PMI-ACP PMP SCGMIS Workshop January 23 rd, 2013 Agile Overview 30,000 perspective Juha Salenius CSPO CSM PMI-ACP PMP SCGMIS Workshop January 23 rd, 2013 Agenda 30,000 Perspective The Players Initiating a Project Agile Estimating Agile Communications

More information

Agile Development Overview

Agile Development Overview Presented by Jennifer Bleen, PMP Project Services Practice of Cardinal Solutions Group, Inc. Contact: Agile Manifesto We are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others

More information

The Agile Manifesto August 2001

The Agile Manifesto August 2001 The Agile Manifesto August 2001 Facilitating change is more effective than attempting to prevent it. Learn to trust in your ability to respond to unpredictable events; it's more important than trusting

More information

WEBINAR: THE AGILE APPROACH TO PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND ITS IMPACT ON PRODUCTIVITY

WEBINAR: THE AGILE APPROACH TO PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND ITS IMPACT ON PRODUCTIVITY WEBINAR: THE AGILE APPROACH TO PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND ITS IMPACT ON PRODUCTIVITY Presented by David Consulting Group (DCG) and Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI) 0 Michael Harris President David Consulting Group

More information

LUCID with Scrum in the Software Business

LUCID with Scrum in the Software Business LUCID with Scrum in the Software Business Mikael Blomberg mrblombe@cc.hut.fi Abstract. LUCID (Logical User Centered Interaction Design) (Shneiderman 1998, p. 104) is a methodology, more specifically a

More information

TecEd White Paper User-Centered Design and the Agile Software Development Process: 7 Tips for Success

TecEd White Paper User-Centered Design and the Agile Software Development Process: 7 Tips for Success TecEd White Paper User-Centered Design and the Agile Software Development Process: 7 Tips for Success At-a-Glance Agile software development teams deliver successful products and applications through their

More information

04 Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software.

04 Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable software. Agile Quick Facts AGILE PRINCIPLES Customer Satisfaction 01 Changing Requirements 02 Frequent Delivery 03 Collaboration 04 Our highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery

More information

Abstract. Heavy vs Light Methodologies: Bulimic or Anorexic? Fernando Brito e Abreu FCT/UNL

Abstract. Heavy vs Light Methodologies: Bulimic or Anorexic? Fernando Brito e Abreu FCT/UNL Heavy vs Light Methodologies: Bulimic or Anorexic? Fernando Brito e Abreu FCT/UNL ISCTE, 15 April 2005 Abstract 2 From anorexic to bulimic Overview of heavy-weight methodologies Origins of light-weight

More information

Modelling in an Agile World

Modelling in an Agile World Modelling in an Agile World John Daniels Fastnloose Limited www.fastnloose.com John Daniels Co-founder of Fastnloose Ltd Software development by dispersed teams Co-author of UML Components & Designing

More information

Comparing Scrum And CMMI

Comparing Scrum And CMMI Comparing Scrum And CMMI How Can They Work Together Neil Potter The Process Group help@processgroup.com 1 Agenda Definition of Scrum Agile Principles Definition of CMMI Similarities and Differences CMMI

More information

State of Michigan (SOM) SUITE Agile Process Guide. Version 1.0. July 2012. Department of Technology, Management & Budget

State of Michigan (SOM) SUITE Agile Process Guide. Version 1.0. July 2012. Department of Technology, Management & Budget State of Michigan (SOM) SUITE Agile Process Guide Version 1.0 Another Companion to the Systems Engineering Methodology (SEM) of the State Unified Information Technology Environment (SUITE) July 2012 Department

More information

AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT: INTRODUCTION, CURRENT STATUS & FUTURE Pekka Abrahamsson 23.11.2005 Jyväskylä

AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT: INTRODUCTION, CURRENT STATUS & FUTURE Pekka Abrahamsson 23.11.2005 Jyväskylä AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT: INTRODUCTION, CURRENT STATUS & FUTURE Pekka Abrahamsson 23.11.2005 Jyväskylä Fact corner: SME of 250 developers Mobile & desktop sw Products sold globally EXAMPLE OF AN INNOVATIVE

More information

CS435: Introduction to Software Engineering! " Software Engineering: A Practitioner s Approach, 7/e " by Roger S. Pressman

CS435: Introduction to Software Engineering!  Software Engineering: A Practitioner s Approach, 7/e  by Roger S. Pressman CS435: Introduction to Software Engineering! " " " " " " " "Dr. M. Zhu! Chapter 3! Agile Development! Slide Set to accompany Software Engineering: A Practitioner s Approach, 7/e " by Roger S. Pressman

More information

AGILE PRODUCTIVITY METRICS

AGILE PRODUCTIVITY METRICS BIO PRESENTATION WK2 6/28/2006 10:00 AM AGILE PRODUCTIVITY METRICS Michael Mah QSM Associates, Inc. Better Software Conference June 26 29, 2006 Las Vegas, NV USA Michael Mah Michael Mah is a contributing

More information

How to manage agile development? Rose Pruyne Jack Reed

How to manage agile development? Rose Pruyne Jack Reed How to manage agile development? Rose Pruyne Jack Reed What will we cover? Introductions Overview and principles User story exercise Retrospective exercise Getting started Q&A About me: Jack Reed Geospatial

More information

Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management Agile Project Management Projekt-Kick-Off-Tage Hochschule Augsburg Martin Wagner, 15. März 2011 TNG Technology Consulting GmbH, http://www.tngtech.com Agile project management with Scrum Agenda Software

More information

Introduction to Agile Methods

Introduction to Agile Methods Introduction to Agile Methods Chennai Agile User Group Kickoff Sanjiv Augustine July 08, 2006 www.ccpace.com Introduction to Agile Methods Page 1 Agenda Agile at a Glance Landscape Basics Typical Benefits

More information

Neglecting Agile Principles and Practices: A Case Study

Neglecting Agile Principles and Practices: A Case Study Neglecting Agile Principles and Practices: A Case Study Patrícia Vilain Departament de Informatics and Statistics (INE) Federal University of Santa Catarina Florianópolis, Brazil vilain@inf.ufsc.br Alexandre

More information

Risk Management. What is risk? Boehm s Top 10 Risks [P2] Welcome to Lecture 3 Risk management & Agile PM

Risk Management. What is risk? Boehm s Top 10 Risks [P2] Welcome to Lecture 3 Risk management & Agile PM ETSF 01 http://cs.lth.se/etsf01 elizabeth@cs.lth.se Welcome to Lecture 3 Risk management & Agile PM Ch 2.6, Ch 7 except 7.3, 7.8 & 7.11, Ch 4.10-11, 4.13-15, P3 + slide info Risk Management Ch 2.6, Ch

More information

Agile Beyond The Team 1

Agile Beyond The Team 1 Agile Beyond The Team 1 Dilbert Agile 2 What Does Your Organization Value? Projects over Teams? Do new teams spools up for new projects? On-Time/On-Budget Delivery over Zero Maintenance Products Deliver

More information

Agile Software Development Approaches and Their History. Volkan Günal

Agile Software Development Approaches and Their History. Volkan Günal Agile Software Development Approaches and Their History Volkan Günal August 3, 2012 2 ABSTRACT Author: Günal, Volkan Enterprise Software Engineering 2012: Agile Software Development (Seminar) With the

More information

Agile user-centred design

Agile user-centred design Agile user-centred design Marc McNeill Thoughtworks, 9th Floor Berkshire House 168-173 High Holborn London, WC1V 7AA Agile methods are becoming increasingly common in application design, with their collaborative

More information

Comparative Study of Agile Methods and Their Comparison with Heavyweight Methods in Indian Organizations

Comparative Study of Agile Methods and Their Comparison with Heavyweight Methods in Indian Organizations International Journal of Recent Research and Review, Vol. VI, June 2013 Comparative Study of Agile Methods and Their Comparison with Heavyweight Methods in Indian Organizations Uma Kumari 1, Abhay Upadhyaya

More information

26 May 2010 CQAA Lunch & Learn Paul I. Pazderski (CSM/CSP, OD-CM, CSQA) spcinc13@yahoo.com Cell: 224-595-8846 AGILE THROUGH SCRUM

26 May 2010 CQAA Lunch & Learn Paul I. Pazderski (CSM/CSP, OD-CM, CSQA) spcinc13@yahoo.com Cell: 224-595-8846 AGILE THROUGH SCRUM 26 May 2010 CQAA Lunch & Learn Paul I. Pazderski (CSM/CSP, OD-CM, CSQA) spcinc13@yahoo.com Cell: 224-595-8846 AGILE THROUGH SCRUM 1 AGENDA & LEARNING POINTS 1. Open 2. Agile Overview 3. Scrum Basics Learning

More information

Development. Lecture 3

Development. Lecture 3 Software Process in Modern Software Development Lecture 3 Software Engineering i Practice Software engineering practice is a broad array of principles, concepts, methods, and tools that must be considered

More information

Agile Methods and Data Warehousing

Agile Methods and Data Warehousing Agile Methods and Data Warehousing Kent Graziano Denver Public Schools Introduction Most people will agree that data warehousing and business intelligence projects take too long to deliver tangible results.

More information

http://www.bigvisible.com

http://www.bigvisible.com Sustainable Pace How can we help our teams achieve it? http://www.bigvisible.com 2011 BigVisible Solutions, Inc. Facilitator Bob Sarni 25 years focused on team development, leadership mentoring and coaching,

More information

TESTING IN AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

TESTING IN AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TESTING IN AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENTS WITH TMAP NEXT authors: Leo van der Aalst en Cecile Davis based on the original point of view paper 2011, Sogeti Nederland B.V., based in Vianen, the

More information

Incorporating Agile Methods into the Development of Large-Scale Systems

Incorporating Agile Methods into the Development of Large-Scale Systems Incorporating Agile Methods into the Development of Large-Scale Systems Trenton Hafterson University of Minnesota, Morris 600 East 4th Street Morris, MN 56267 haft0004@morris.umn.edu ABSTRACT Many small-scale

More information

PENETRATION TESTING IN AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

PENETRATION TESTING IN AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS PENETRATION TESTING IN AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS Martin Tomanek and Tomas Klima Department of Systems Analysis, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic ABSTRACT Agile development methods

More information

Role of Agile Methodology in Software Development

Role of Agile Methodology in Software Development Available Online at www.ijcsmc.com International Journal of Computer Science and Mobile Computing A Monthly Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology IJCSMC, Vol. 2, Issue. 10, October 2013,

More information

CSSE 372 Software Project Management: More Agile Project Management

CSSE 372 Software Project Management: More Agile Project Management CSSE 372 Software Project Management: More Agile Project Management Shawn Bohner Office: Moench Room F212 Phone: (812) 877-8685 Email: bohner@rose-hulman.edu Learning Outcomes: Plan Create a plan for

More information

Agile Development with C#

Agile Development with C# Agile Development with C# Paweł Jarosz, pjarosz@pk.edu.pl Cracow University of Technology, Poland Jyvaskyla University of Applied Sciences, February 2009 Paweł Jarosz who am I? M.Sc. of Applied Physics

More information

The role of Agile development methodologies in the adoption of mobile payment technology

The role of Agile development methodologies in the adoption of mobile payment technology Whitepaper The role of Agile development methodologies in the adoption of mobile payment technology sqs.com Keys to successful collaboration and improving speed to market Introduction With the growing

More information

Agile Estimating: My DPS Dissertation

Agile Estimating: My DPS Dissertation Agile Estimating: My DPS Dissertation Raymond Boehm New York City SPIN Meeting October 11, 2006 Presentation Outline o Agility o Estimation Estimating Software Size Estimating Effort and Schedule o Estimating

More information

Agile Software Development

Agile Software Development Agile Software Development Application in the Medical Device Industry Kelly Weyrauch Medtronic, Inc. (29 April 2008) Introduction Purpose Provide an introduction to Agile Software Development as it applies

More information

A Survey of Early Adopters of Agile Methods in Thailand

A Survey of Early Adopters of Agile Methods in Thailand A Survey of Early Adopters of Agile Methods in Thailand Nalinpat Porrawatpreyakorn Faculty of Information Technology King Mongkut's University of Technology rth Bangkok, Thailand nalinpatp@kmutnb.ac.th

More information

Business Analysts in an Agile World. Christian Antoine

Business Analysts in an Agile World. Christian Antoine Business Analysts in an Agile World Christian Antoine What is this about Value of software Building the right product Building the product right Where do BA s fit in this What this is not Back to basics

More information

werteorientierte Unternehmenskultur

werteorientierte Unternehmenskultur Echte Agilität erfordert eine werteorientierte Unternehmenskultur Jutta Eckstein Thomas Walker, CMC Seite 1 Goals of Today The main question of the day: The role of software development in relation with

More information

Governments information technology

Governments information technology So l u t i o n s Blending Agile and Lean Thinking for More Efficient IT Development By Harry Kenworthy Agile development and Lean management can lead to more cost-effective, timely production of information

More information

Waterfall to Agile. DFI Case Study By Nick Van, PMP

Waterfall to Agile. DFI Case Study By Nick Van, PMP Waterfall to Agile DFI Case Study By Nick Van, PMP DFI Case Study Waterfall Agile DFI and Waterfall Choosing Agile Managing Change Lessons Learned, Sprints Summary Q and A Waterfall Waterfall Waterfall

More information

Abdulrahman M. Qahtani, Gary B. Wills, Andrew M. Gravell School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, UK

Abdulrahman M. Qahtani, Gary B. Wills, Andrew M. Gravell School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, UK A Framework of Challenges and Key Factors for Applying Agile Methods for the Development and Customisation of Software Products in Distributed Projects Abdulrahman M. Qahtani, Gary B. Wills, Andrew M.

More information

A Cynical View on Agile Software Development from the Perspective of a new Small-Scale Software Industry

A Cynical View on Agile Software Development from the Perspective of a new Small-Scale Software Industry A Cynical View on Agile Software Development from the Perspective of a new Small-Scale Software Industry Apoorva Mishra Computer Science & Engineering C.S.I.T, Durg, India Deepty Dubey Computer Science

More information

ITSM Agile Intro Feb 5, 2015

ITSM Agile Intro Feb 5, 2015 ITSM Agile Intro Feb 5, 2015 Introduction You and Me Some Agile Background Fun Conversation!!! 1 Who Are You? Experience with Agile? Using some form of Agile? Raise your hand if. Me and Agile Recent Work

More information

Use and Significance of Agile Software Development

Use and Significance of Agile Software Development Use and Significance of Agile Software Development Manisha Singh M.tech (Computer Science and Engineering) Department of Computer Science Amity University (Lucknow) Anuradha Sharma Senior Lecturer Department

More information

Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management Agile Project Management Overview Fabrizio Morando Application Development Manager martedì 20 novembre 2012 What is Agile? Agile is used to denote the ability of Agile Methods to respond to changing requirement

More information

New Developments in an Agile World: Drafting Software Development Agreements. By: Paul H. Arne 1,2

New Developments in an Agile World: Drafting Software Development Agreements. By: Paul H. Arne 1,2 New Developments in an Agile World: Drafting Software Development Agreements By: Paul H. Arne 1,2 A few months before this article was prepared, a group of senior IT professionals from some of the largest

More information

Tiina Kiuru Reaktor Innovations

Tiina Kiuru Reaktor Innovations Agile Testing Tiina Kiuru Reaktor Innovations 08.10.08 1 Agenda What is agile? Agile values, principles and practices How to organize testing? How to implement testing? 08.10.08 2 What is agile? 08.10.08

More information

Introduction to Agile Software Development

Introduction to Agile Software Development Introduction to Agile Software Development Word Association Write down the first word or phrase that pops in your head when you hear: Extreme Programming (XP) Team (or Personal) Software Process (TSP/PSP)

More information

Capstone Agile Model (CAM)

Capstone Agile Model (CAM) Capstone Agile Model (CAM) Capstone Agile Model (CAM) Approach Everything we do within the Capstone Agile Model promotes a disciplined project leadership process that encourages frequent inspection and

More information

Agile Planet. A Travel Guide to the Agile Universe Fabian Schiller. This book is for sale at http://leanpub.com/agileplanet

Agile Planet. A Travel Guide to the Agile Universe Fabian Schiller. This book is for sale at http://leanpub.com/agileplanet Agile Planet A Travel Guide to the Agile Universe Fabian Schiller This book is for sale at http://leanpub.com/agileplanet This version was published on 2014-11-02 This is a Leanpub book. Leanpub empowers

More information

Agile Software Development Methods, Comparison with Traditional Methods & Implementation in Software Firm

Agile Software Development Methods, Comparison with Traditional Methods & Implementation in Software Firm Agile Software Development Methods, Comparison with Traditional Methods & Implementation in Software Firm Neeraj Bhadoriya 1, Neha Mishra 2, Alok Malviya 3 1,2 Dept. of Information Technology Institute

More information

Software processes that are:

Software processes that are: Agile Processes Software processes that are: Incremental (small software releases with rapid cycles) Cooperative (customer and developer working together with close communication) Straightforward (method

More information

Agile teams: Do s and don ts in agile software development

Agile teams: Do s and don ts in agile software development Agile teams: Do s and don ts in agile software development Öjvind Lindgren University of Borås Boras, Sweden ojvind.lindgren@hb.se Jennifer McAllister Middlesex University London, United Kingdom j.mcallister@mdx.ac.uk

More information

LEAN AGILE POCKET GUIDE

LEAN AGILE POCKET GUIDE SATORI CONSULTING LEAN AGILE POCKET GUIDE Software Product Development Methodology Reference Guide PURPOSE This pocket guide serves as a reference to a family of lean agile software development methodologies

More information

Agile Projects 7. Agile Project Management 21

Agile Projects 7. Agile Project Management 21 Contents Contents 1 2 3 Agile Projects 7 Introduction 8 About the Book 9 The Problems 10 The Agile Manifesto 12 Agile Approach 14 The Benefits 16 Project Components 18 Summary 20 Agile Project Management

More information

Scrum. SE Presentation. Anurag Dodeja Spring 2010

Scrum. SE Presentation. Anurag Dodeja Spring 2010 Scrum SE Presentation by Anurag Dodeja Spring 2010 What is Scrum? Scrum is an agile software development framework. Work is structured in cycles of work called sprints, iterations of work that are typically

More information

Software Development with Agile Methods

Software Development with Agile Methods Case Study Software Development with Agile Methods Introduction: Web application development is a much studied, heavily practiced activity. That is, capturing and validating user requirements, estimating

More information

EXTREME PROGRAMMING AGILE METHOD USED IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

EXTREME PROGRAMMING AGILE METHOD USED IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXTREME PROGRAMMING AGILE METHOD USED IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT Cruceru Anca Romanian- American University, Faculty of Management- Marketing, 1B Expozitiei Blvd, Bucharest, cruceruanca@yahoo.com, 0723508894

More information

This handbook is meant to be a quick-starter guide to Agile Project Management. It is meant for the following people:

This handbook is meant to be a quick-starter guide to Agile Project Management. It is meant for the following people: AGILE HANDBOOK OVERVIEW WHAT IS THIS? This handbook is meant to be a quick-starter guide to Agile Project Management. It is meant for the following people: Someone who is looking for a quick overview on

More information

PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT MODEL BASED ON PRINCE2 AND SCRUM FRAMEWORKS

PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT MODEL BASED ON PRINCE2 AND SCRUM FRAMEWORKS PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT MODEL BASED ON PRINCE2 AND SCRUM FRAMEWORKS Martin Tomanek and Jan Juricek Department of Systems Analysis, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic ABSTRACT There is a lack

More information