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Agile Contracting

Guidance for Agile Outsourcing

As Agile Software Development practices become more and more popular both customers and suppliers are looking to find ways to have more agile contracts. Contracts that reflect and exploit the benefits of an agile way-of-working on both sides of the relationship.

In this quick 30 minute overview webinar (+15 minutes for Q&A), renowned Agile consultant and IJI Chief Scientist Ian Spence will explore:

  • What are Agile contracts?
  • Common contracting models and their applicability
  • The most common impediments to agile contracts

Target Audience

  • Project Managers / Program Managers / Portfolio Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Development Managers
  • Procurement
  • Sales Managers
  • and anyone involved in setting up software development contracts

About the Presenter

Ian Spence

Ian Spence

Chief Scientist
Ivar Jacobson International

Ian Spence is an experienced IT consultant, agile coach, author, trainer and public speaker with over 30 years’ experience in applying software methods to complex development challenges. For the last 20 years he has been helping people to adopt, and benefit from, agile, iterative, incremental, and lean practices.

As a coach and problem solver he has worked with companies as diverse as Sony Interactive Entertainments, Deutsche Bank, Ericsson, Michelin, Ford, Vodaphone, Inland Revenue, BEA Systems, Microsoft and Google. As an expert on scaling agile he is a SAFe contributor and SAFe Program Consultant Trainer.

He is the author of three influential books on software development: Managing Iterative Software Development, Use-Case Modeling and the Essence of Software Engineering.

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