Co-Existence of CMMI® & Agile – The Balancing Act
(1-Day Workshop)

Workshop Overview

In the pursuit of achieving true agility in delivering software solutions that adapt quickly to changing business needs, organizations are increasingly adopting Agile methodologies. At the same time organizations also want to establish & maintain a strong quality framework based on internationally recognized models & frameworks such as CMMI® that foster continuous improvement.

With the advent of globalization, rapidly changing market scenarios, increased customer awareness and increased pressure on cost optimization, organizations are feeling a need to focus on both Agile and CMMI®. However they are often perceived as opposites. This makes striking a right balance between them a big challenge.

Workshop Objective

This workshop aims to provide:

  • An understanding on basics around CMMI® and Agile
  • Clarity on myths surrounding co-existence of CMMI® and Agile
  • Insights on how to use Agile with CMMI®

Workshop Outline

  • Introduction
  • Context Setting
    • Overview to CMMI®-DEV model framework
    • Agile concept and popular agile methods
  • CMMI®-DEV and AGILE – Myths & Realities
    • Compliment or Contradict
    • Documentation vs. No Documentation
    • Application Scenario
  • How to perceive CMMI®-DEV and AGILE together
    • CMMI® Low maturity (ML2-ML3) with Agile
    • CMMI® High maturity (ML4-ML5) with Agile
  • Tips for successful harmonization
  • Conclusion

Who Should Attend

  • Agile Experts/Scrum Masters/Scrum Practitioners
  • SEPG/ SQA/ Quality Manager/ Quality Team
  • Project Managers/Development Leads/Test Leads