What Effective Agile Contracts Look Like

The Agile Manifesto has been around for over 16 years. That seems like enough time for organizations to adapt to Agile processes and get the hang of writing Agile contracts. Yet, when it comes time for US Federal Agencies to enter into a contract about Agile work processes and deliverables, we're still seeing Waterfall language persist.

If we want to see Agile software development contracts that are truly aligned for the best interests of all parties involved, there are a few steps that we need to take. Learn what these steps are in this presentation.

 

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

  1. Intro
  2. Why Contract Structure Matters
  3. Waterfall Contracts for Agile Delivery
    • Current State of Majority Contracts
    • Challenges
  4. Structure of Agile Contracts
  5. Benefits of Agile Contract
  6. Q&A

Learning Outcome

  • Shortcomings of current contracts used for Agile Services
  • Ways to restructure contracts for Agile Services

Target Audience

Government employees, federal Contracts Officer, federal IT service providers

Prerequisite

None

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