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Making Agile Work in ‘Outsourcing Context’ with Scott Ambler

March 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm IST

Most of the Indian IT companies are in IT services business whereas most of the Agile practices are targeted towards product companies. Indian IT professionals see many contradictions when it comes to using Agile based approaches, here are some examples

  • Many Agile practices recommends following the Product approach over Project, whereas Indian outsourcing companies still follow project life cycle approach.
  • Agile practices stress on trusting the team members whereas team members working in service organizations still has to submit detailed time sheets. Outsourcing companies’ still need effort based metrics.
  • Agile practices recommend long living team whereas Indian companies operate in high attrition environment.

These are just few, we may have hundreds of such contradictions, now the question comes: “How Agile Values and Practices can be implemented in Indian Context?” In this event Scott W. Ambler, a leading voice in making Agile work in Enterprise and Outsourcing Context will facilitate discovery of solutions of these contradictions.

The event is planned in Group coaching format, which mean Scott will coach the group on issues related to using Agile in IT outsourcing context.

6:00 PM to 6:30 PM: Registration and Networking
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM: Participants discussing Challenges with Agile Approaches in Outsourcing context, and making backlog for session
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM: Group Coaching by Scott on Prioritized Backlog Items
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM: Dinner and Networking

Attendees will earn 3 SEUs and 3 PDUs.




Scott W. Ambler

Scott W. Ambler is a Senior Consulting Partner with Scott Ambler + Associates. He works with organizations around the world to help them to improve their software processes. He has written several books and white papers on object-oriented software development, software process,Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD), Agile Model Driven Development (AMDD), Agile Database Techniques, and the Enterprise Unified Process (EUP) (TM).



Piyali leads Discuss Agile Network, a community sponsored by iZenBridge. She is an incessant organizer of national and international conferences and learning events. Piyali is an avid facilitator, and has rich experience in Creative Communication and Branding. She manages Social Media marketing strategies and Branding efforts and execution in iZenBridge Consultancy Pvt. Ltd.


March 7, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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