What is agile?

Agile is an alternative approach to thetraditional project management of the 1970s. Agile is best applied to projects that are complex and unpredictable. 

 

Agile in the public services?

For public sector employees who deliver change, agile is a dynamic addition to traditional methods. It delivers change in a transparent way, and is also adaptable to requirements and quick in its delivery. Agile engages leaders, politicians, employees, stakeholders, and customers, driving change at all levels of the organisation. 

Why waterfall fails

 

What is scrum?

Scrum is a framework which enables agility in to projects. Its simple, visible and practical methods are built around three main roles and self organising teams. 

Roles

Owner

Scrum Master

Team

Product owner

Sprint cycle

Backlog

1. Sprint planning

2. Sprint backlog

3. Daily scrum

4. Story line

5. Sprint review

6. Sprint retrospective