Agile turns good ideas into great software, releasing the creativity within your team to build solutions that capture and engage. Esuasive can help you develop an attitude to agile that is right for you. We work with your IT and business teams to build agile capability and embed best practice, to make accelerated project delivery not just possible but the norm.
What is agile
Agile refers to a lightweight approach to solution delivery incorporating iterative software development techniques that address the lack of flexibility inherent in the rigid ‘waterfall’ model. Embracing a more fluid approach, typified by frequent interaction between developers and business users, agile teams accept that requirements tend to evolve and respond positively and quickly to change. An agile approach allows users to get their hands on working software earlier and accommodates users’ natural desire to improve ‘look and feel’ or enhance functionality as the project progresses.
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Forrester notes the ability of Agile to deliver "improvements in time-to-benefits, overall quality and efficiency, team morale, the relationship between IT and business staff and responsiveness to change". Over the past few years many companies have [...]
Making agile work for you
We work with organisations coming to agile for the first time, or already trialling agile, as well as those organizations finding it difficult to achieve the benefits which agile promises. To do this we offer a range of services, all designed to help you make the right choices to overcome the barriers to agility. Our aim is for you to become confident with agile, and self-sufficient, in the shortest possible time.
Check up runs a ruler over your progress in adopting agile practices and evaluates the success of your agile projects. Typically this is a short exercise: we aim to complete an agile check up in one week elapsed.
When transitioning to agile, advice and support from an experienced agile coach can make a real difference. We help you reflect on the issues you face, and work with you to define a pathway to success incorporating achievable milestones.
About to embark on your first agile project? Want to make sure you start out on the right foot? Project launch focuses on getting you up and running quickly, doing the right things in the right ways at the right time to ensure a successful outcome.
If you have a project in mind, but need help with delivery, please get in touch. We can take the lead on the project. Alternatively, we can assist on a consultancy basis, or provide an experienced agile project manager, scrum master or skilled agile developers to augment your team.
agile evolved describes our proven approach to agile project delivery. We have taken the essential features of agile software development and embedded these within an overarching enterprise-grade project delivery framework.
Need practical training in agile techniques? We offer a range of one-day courses designed to improve the skills and confidence of your team. Each course is packed with useful learning and insights.
We are not prescriptive. Every organization has differing needs and priorities. Our role is to help you determine what works best for you, to help you get started, and to help you gain the confidence you need in agile to change the culture of your teams and reap the benefits of a more agile way of working.
Success Story : National Children’s Bureau Delivering Agile Explore and Agile QuickStart programmes to enable National Children’s Bureau to decide whether to ’go agile’ and to help position NCB to take on their first [...]
Success Story : Chambers and Partners The Challenge Despite running large scale, complex IT systems, the quantity of data generated was beginning to cause issues and Chamber's IT team made the decision to take [...]