100 Agile Business Case

Read the following case study: PM Governance Combined with Agile Tools Improves Delivery and Quality of Financial Services Programs  and answer the questions below.


  1. What are some of the agile tools and techniques that PM Solutions could have proposed?
  2. What is the Kanban approach?
  3. For the proposed solution to work, what style of governing should the team should adapt?


Beck, K., Beedle, M., van Bennekum, A., Cockburn, A.,  Cunningham, W., Fowler, M., Greening, J., Highsmith, J., Hunt, A., Jeffries, R., Kern, J., Marick, B., Martin, R. C., Mellor, S., Schwaber, K., Sutherland, J., & Thomas, D. (2001). Principles behind the Agile Manifesto. http://agilemanifesto.org/iso/en/principles.html.

Cohn, Z. & Boone, G. (2016, September 20). Mississippi brings agile and modular techniques to child welfare system contract. 18F. https://18f.gsa.gov/2016/09/20/mississippi-agile-modular-techniques-child-welfare-system/.

Cohn, M. (2010, January 7). The role of leaders on a self-organizing team. Mountain Goat Software. https://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/blog/the-role-of-leaders-on-a-self-organizing-team.

Gupta, A. (2017, September 19). Resource capacity planning for agile teams. PM. https://project-management.com/resource-capacity-planning-for-agile-teams/.

Merrill, R. (2017, October 2). Senior business analyst [Interview]. University of Wisconsin-Madison.

OptiSol. (2015, February 23). What is the scope creep in agile development? https://www.optisolbusiness.com/insight/what-is-scope-creep-in-agile-development

ORC International: Expert Advisory Services. (n.d.). Rapid Product Development Experts. https://www.expertengine.com/experts/?strSearchType=all&strQuery=rapid+product+development

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