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Pragmatic approach to applying a proven agile project delivery framework

Many organisations find that software development or IT solution based projects frequently do not deliver the anticipated business value and often run into a variety of difficulties.

By transforming to an agile project delivery approach we can help you to address any of these frequent project issues: (Learn more . . .)

  • Communication problems
  • Gap between business and IT functions
  • Late delivery or cost overruns
  • Lack of business case
  • Unclear requirements or business objectives
  • Not responding effectively to business change
  • Delayed or late return on investment
  • Ineffective project controls
  • Solution did not meet business needs, one or many of:
    • Business process not supported
    • Functionality incomplete/incorrect
    • Poor performance
    • Poor quality
    • Poor usability
    • Unused features or “gold plating”

If there ever was a silver bullet to kill the demons of project failure it is an iterative and agile process.”  Source: The Standish Group, Chaos Rising 2005

An example where we have delivered

Recently we helped a large software development company who had a traditional approach to project delivery.  We radically increased their productivity resulting in a two thirds reduction in delivery time, significant improvement in quality and importantly significant improvements in the motivation & contribution of the existing staff within both IT & business functions.  This approach has now been adopted as the company’s standard approach to project delivery

The Head of Human Resources Division for the company stated afterwards “These initiatives have been of critical importance . . . and therefore to the continued success of the overall company

How do we address the issues & deliver the transformation? (Learn more . . .)

We transform your software development and IT solution delivery by giving your organisation the ability to consistently deliver effectively and meet business needs.  We work collaboratively to help you implement a proven agile project delivery framework that can be adapted to meet the needs of your organisation.  We can adapt our approach from the smallest company to large organisations that expect comprehensive governance as part of IT delivery.

Once the transformation has been completed your projects will always support the following principles:

  1. Focus on business need
  2. Delivery on time
  3. Collaborate
  4. Never compromise on quality
  5. Build incrementally from firm foundations
  6. Develop iteratively
  7. Communicate continuously and clearly throughout
  8. Demonstrate control

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