Introducing Agile to a PRINCE2 Environment in UK City Government

In early 2014, Mike Harris took on an agile training and coaching engagement for a small team with a big project - building a new website for the mayor and Assembly of major city in the UK.  This short case study will describe the oontext, the challenges, the successes and the failures of the engaagement. Mike will explain the easy and difficult aspects of working within a traditional project management framework, PRINCE2.

Attendees should leave with an appreciation of how pragmatism and the goodwill of the participants can start to overcome the barriers to entry that apply in the government situation where rigid traditonal project management is in place and actual development is assumed to be outsourced.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

15-20 minutes of slides/description then 10 minutes minimum for questions.

Learning Outcome

Attendees should leave with an appreciation of how pragmatism and the goodwill of the participants can start to overcome the barriers to entry that apply in the government situation where rigid traditonal project management is in place and actual development is assumed to be outsourced.

Target Audience

Anyone intersted in the introdution of agile to a government organization

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