Digital Services need Users

User Persona template

Developing digital services using agile approaches need to team to consider the users (and indeed the non-users) of the service being developed. I’ve been doing some work recently with a client and the Agile Business Consortium that means we’ll need to capture a range of potential users for a digital service that is being developed. To support them I created a User Persona sheet that can be printed out and…

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Agile approach – consider risks

Project Approach Questionaire

As part of adopting an agile approach to delivering your projects there are going to be a new set of risks which your organisation will face which need to be overcome. To support this the Agile Project Management (AgilePM) approach uses their Project Approach Questionnaire (PAQ) to assess the levels of risk throughout the project delivery. The questionnaire does not focus on the wider project risks, risk management techniques should…

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Delivering Agility to your Programmes

Following the recent publication of the Agile Programme Management framework by the DSDM consortium, with associated accredited exams by APMG, I was interested to compare and contrast the framework with MSP (Managing Successful Programmes). MSP has been in existence for a number of years and whilst not badged as an agile framework or method, has inherent agility as all programmes do. The white paper can be read here. If you…

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