Surviving Vendorfall: Strategies for Dealing with a Vendor who's Waterfall
As more of us go the route of Agile, it's becoming increasingly common to deal with vendors and external teams who still follow phase-based approaches to delivering work, like Waterfall. Or, they follow a bastardized version of Agile that looks a lot like the old SDLC. In this session, I'll describe some common and not-so-common approaches that have been applied to dealing with Vendorfall, explain which are more successful; and then hand control over to attendees as they grapple with their own Vendorfall scenario.
Outline/structure of the Session
- Understand what Vendorfall is and be able to identify it when it is occurring.
- Know and understand the common responses to a Vendorfall situation.
- Know the strengths and weaknesses of each of the common responses to Vendorfall.
- Be able to formulate and tailor your own approach to dealing with Vendorfall.
Product Owners, ScrumMasters, Other Managers
schedule Submitted 1 year ago
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