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Prepare for Outsourcing Agile Application Development to Avoid Imminent Failure

Published: 26 September 2016

ID: G00314500

Analyst(s): Fabio Di Capua , Neil Barton , Gilbert van der Heiden


Agile development methodologies are increasingly used to improve customer experience and deliver digital initiatives faster. Sourcing executives must ensure full alignment of internal agile competencies, project complexity, scale and objectives with selected providers for successful delivery.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Gain Commitment Across Business and IT Stakeholders, and Assess Project Complexity Versus Organization Maturity
  • Define Service Provider Selection Criteria to Assess Agile Capabilities
  • Define and Document the Governance of Agile Projects

Case Study

  • Case Study 1
  • Case Study 2

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