OUR AGILE SERVICES.


Do you find that your organization struggles with keeping projects from going over time and over budget, while changes and additions to the requirements keep derailing your project plans? Maybe it's time to go agile.

Whether you have just heard of agile project management, or if you are already on the road to agile implementation, Excellence in Measurement Technology can help. Our Certified Scrum Masters and Certified Product Owner can help you on your agile journey with our consulting and training services. Whether you are implementing agile with Scrum, Kanban, or a custom methodology, we can help.

Agile Consultation

Our agile experts can provide the following consulting services:

  • How your organization can establish and implement agile practices, for those new to agile.
  • Evaluation of your current agile implementation to determine if and how it can be improved.

If you need to establish agile practices in your organization or improve your current agile implementation, contact us to schedule an agile consultation for your organization.

Agile Training

Our Certified Scrum Masters and Certified Product Owner can provide the training your organization needs to understand and implement agile practices, including the following courses:

  • Start becoming agile with our two-day Agile Overview course covering Scrum and Kanban, supplemented with Lean thinking and Kaizen.
  • Get in-depth with requirements development and management in agile with our Agile Requirements workshop.

Is there a specific aspect of agile that you would like a course on? We offer custom-made classes and workshops tailored on your learning needs. Contact us about getting an agile class custom-made just for you!

Scaling Agile for Large Organizations

If your organization is interested in becoming agile but faces the challenges of implementing agile practices across multiple project teams, the Scaled Agile Framework® (or SAFe® for short) can help. Learn more about how we can help you implement agile practices across your organization with SAFe.

Using Agile with Other Methodologies

We do more than just agile. If your organization is looking to implement agile practices alongside another methodology or practice such as CMMI®, ISO 9000, Lean, or Six Sigma, we can help you integrate agile with other methodologies used in your organization. Learn more about our agile multimodel approach.

 

FAQs about Agile


What is Agile?

Agile is a project management philsophy, used especially in software development, as an alternative to traditional "waterfall" sequential project management.

Agile emphasizes teamwork, adaptability to change, customer collaboration, and demonstrable work products. To put these principles in practice, several agile methodologies have been developed, such as Scrum and Kanban.

What is Scrum?

Scrum is one of the most popular methodologies for implementing the agile philosophy, especially for software development.

Scrum is characterized by iterative software development within fixed-length periods of time, commonly referred to as sprints.

Other practices and roles established by Scrum include the Scrum Team (made up of the development team, the Product Owner, and the Scrum Master), breaking down customer requirements into User Stories, daily stand-up meetings, and more.

What is Kanban?

Kanban is another popular agile methodology, based on visualizing the flow of your processes, removing obstructions from that flow, and finding ways to continually improve the process.

Because of its emphasis on process flow, Kanban is best used for teams that continuously receive new tasks and need to complete them as soon as possible, such as IT support and service delivery.

 
 
 

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