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Agile – Special Interest Group (July 2015) Post Meeting Report

  • Published on: 29 July 2015
  • By: Lesley Michaelis
Agile – Special Interest Group

Following on from the group’s inaugural meeting, it was decided that the July meeting should be used to discuss Distributed Agile and how to ensure successful multi-location working.

Hosted from two locations, London and Liverpool, the group was connected via video conference.

The agenda covered the following aspects:

The Myth of Distributed Agile

  • Published on: 22 June 2015
  • By: Lesley Michaelis

There is a common myth that it is difficult to use Agile working in an offshore environment and that it can only work successfully onshore. In our experience, this is untrue; a well implemented offshore Agile delivery model will bring enormous benefits and value to an organisation.

The Dreaded IT Risk Register!

  • Published on: 24 February 2015
  • By: Lesley Michaelis

You can see it now – a voice says “we need to review the IT Risk Register” and everyone suddenly has a more pressing meeting to go to. Perhaps the reason for this reluctance to review the register is born from the fact that it typically contains many items around technology and the need to invest in technology and infrastructure. Whilst it is important to acknowledge the significance of this, equal weight must be given to managing the risks relating to an outsource service.

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