Agile Consulting Services
Agile consulting helps set up or improve a project development process with the fitting Agile frameworks. Working under Agile for 16 years, ScienceSoft provides end-to-end Agile consulting services that help you achieve faster delivery of high-quality code and functionality balanced.
- Practicing Agile since 2007.
- 98% of our development projects are executed in Agile, with 80+% – in Scrum or ScrumBut.
- Certified Scrum Masters on board.
- In-house project management office (PMO).
- For the second straight year, ScienceSoft USA Corporation is listed among The Americas’ Fastest-Growing Companies by the Financial Times.
A structured Agile approach
based on best practices adapted to particular projects.
Agile approaches we advocate
- Lean Software Development.
- Feature Driven Development (FDD).
- Test-Driven Development (TDD).
- eXtreme Programming (XP).
- A combination of several approaches.
Agile process templates
- Sprint planning.
- Feedback gathering.
- Product backlog.
- Templates for different types of testing.
Knowledge transfer sessions
to facilitate Agile approach adoption. For example, we can carry out demo Scrum meetings: sprint planning meeting, daily standup meeting, sprint review, sprint retrospective, backlog refinement.
Reports on Agile consulting and Agile process effectivity
measured with KPIs.
Tailored KPI-driven consulting engagement
We define the scope of the Agile consulting service based on the analysis of your situation, covering the areas of Agile project management consulting and software consulting where applicable. Next, we define target KPIs that will measure the efficiency of the adopted Agile methodology from different perspectives:
- Software quality (software availability, bugs found in production/per iteration, user satisfaction score).
- A team’s performance (amount of work completed per iteration).
- Business outcomes from process improvement (actual budget vs. planned budget, time to market).
Agile adoption across all team functions
We organize an end-to-end Agile process that covers the development and related functions, including business analysis, UX and UI design, DevOps, and QA.
Our Tech Tools
Project and task management, backlog management
Project Management Consulting for Data Warehouse Development
ScienceSoft raised the efficiency of communication that took 40% of the project’s time, stopped uncontrollable growth of the project’s scope, and speeded up the development process of the project with more than 30 stakeholders involved.
Project Management for a Telecom Billing Application Development Project
A national mobile network operator with more than 5 mln subscribers was undertaking a complex project on new billing system implementation that involved multiple stakeholders. ScienceSoft introduced a release planning system and managed to reduce the testing cycle from 4-6 weeks to 2 weeks.
QA Consulting and Testing of Web Applications for Insurance Claim Estimation:
ScienceSoft helped the company take the maturity of their QA processes from TMMi Level 1 to Level 3. Leveraging an increased efficiency and greater flexibility of the testing process, the Customer managed to release fully functional application builds every 2 to 4 weeks.
Software Development Outsourcing for IBM/Consul
ScienceSoft introduced a number of project management and development process improvements and reduced the development time for each software module from 5-6 to 3 months.
Agile methodology consulting
Short-term consulting to define which Agile methodology and particular frameworks fit your project (future or ongoing) and plan their setup.
Timing: 2 days–1 week.
Pricing model: T&M with a cap or an hourly fee.
Agile process design and implementation
We design a value-driving Agile process or upgrade an existing one to Agile and guide its integration into the project for smooth adoption across all team functions.
Timing: 2–12 weeks.
Pricing model: T&M with a cap or an hourly fee.
Continuous Agile consulting
We manage Agile process execution for the whole life cycle of a rapidly growing/changing project or a series of projects and continuously improve the process.
Pricing model: T&M with a cap or a monthly fee (if the scope of a consulting engagement is predictable).
How Agile Consulting Transforms Your Development Process
You don’t have to spend time and money experimenting with Agile development approaches – we design suitable Agile patterns and guide their adoption for tangible results:
Up to 20%
faster requirements elicitation, development and testing
project costs due to fast adaptation to user needs and behavior changes
project satisfaction rate of project stakeholders and team members
Every 2–3 weeks
a new stable software version is delivered
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