Read a very interesting article in the CIO magazine that supports in a broader sense the approach of agile projects using the DSDM Atern framework.

Using DSDM business & technical respresentatives across the lifecycle collaborate early in the project during the Foundation Stage.  This enables people from business & technical backgrounds to build an in depth understanding of requirements & objectives.  From these they shape & construct what & how the project is to deliver the objectives & as a result generating buy in.

I encourage you to look at the article to show elements of this approach have been used by the Department for Work & Pensions to help shape the broad & complex topic of IT Strategy.

CIO Magazine article – Deparment for Work & Pensions reveals the power of crowd sourcing in government