Implementing Commercial, Off-the-Shelf Systems - Is Agility Possible?

location_city Washington schedule Oct 3rd 02:15 - 03:00 PM EST place Ballroom B people 6 Interested

Many individuals who have worked as part of an initiative to implement off-the-shelf systems have heard that agile approaches can’t work - that agile only works when building solutions from scratch or adding functionality to these systems. We believe, and have seen, that agile approaches are actually preferable to traditional waterfall in these instances, and the differences between proprietary and customization of commercially available system development have more in common than not.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

Overview of the challenge of implementing COTS systems, guidance on the unique aspects of COTS implementations, how to approach the assessment and planning of implementing these large, customized systems with agility. 

Learning Outcome

Insights and practical steps for attendees contemplating or initiating implementation of these large scale enterprise systems.

Target Audience

Enterprise Product, Project and Program Managers, Agile Coaches and Business/Technology leaders

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