Chapter 8. People Challenges Implementing a “Hybrid” Agile Approach in a CMMI Process Mature Organization

Scenario: You work in a CMMI process mature organization, and believe an Agile approach could help your company. You’ve talked to your manager and received approval to try a “Hybrid Agile”1 approach on a new project. Unfortunately, most of your people are unfamiliar with Agile methods. You would like to know the common pitfalls that are likely to be encountered. You would also like to know proven techniques to help your project succeed.

In this case study, we examine the common challenges faced when implementing a “hybrid” Agile approach in a traditional CMMI mature organization. Our focus here is to demonstrate how the CMMI can actually ...

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