Agile – a clear path leading to success

Why Agile?

More visibility, flexibility, and trust

We believe that shared understanding atmosphere is the essential ingredient for a successful project. By involving clients in as many Scrum ceremonies as possible, we can show the value they’re getting step by step.

Better scope management

Our goal is to ship as many business-value-generating features as possible within the budget. Client’s goal – maximize return on investment by making each feature close to perfection. Agile process helps to get both parts involved in the process as much as possible and turn lemons into lemonade!

Lower opportunity cost

By making day-to-day changes we demystify complex tasks as well as validate assumptions through user testing and use “living requirements” instead of getting into analysis-paralysis with pre-defined documentation.

Less waste

Our continual learning lets us put changes into practice helps to identify and eliminate waste regularly.

Process overview

Project phases

Initiation

Project team develops business case and vision of each release as well as assembles the team and identifies roles.
Deliverables: scrum release charter and high-level release plan.

Product Backlog

Project team reevaluates priorities and prepare estimates.
Deliverables: product backlog.

Sprint Planning

Project team develops sprint goals by splitting selected backlog item into smaller tasks and allocating them to project members.
Deliverables: sprint backlog and work plan.

Development

Agile Development ensures that ideas, development, and client acceptance are aligned continuously.

Sprint Monitoring and Scrum meetings

PM is responsible for daily overviews and risk identification. Stand – up meetings are organised to achieve commitment from each team member.

Product increment

During this phase, project team makes necessary changes and micro-process discovery.
Deliverables: sprint backlog, test cases and results.

Sprint review

Team identifies delivered functionality and prioritize backlog.
Deliverables: updated project and sprint backlogs.

Scrum Retrospective

Team discusses possible process improvements and most vexing problems (Kaizen).
Deliverables – lessons learned.

Cost to manage change

The top 3 reasons people choose Agile

Ability to manage changing priorities

Increased team productivity

Improved project visibility

Source: 10th Annual State of Agile Report 2016

How to manage success?

On-time delivery

Product quality

Customer/user satisfaction

Business value

Productivity

Predictability

Source: 10th Annual State of Agile Report 2016