(Talk given at PIPELINE Conference 2016, London https://pipelineconf.info/2016-event/speakers/)
Fixed price (or fixed budget) projects can be the antithesis of Agile principles, and can make Continuous Delivery a battle, but they are a staple of many organisations and are often the only way to get a project signed off. We’ll look at some common antipatterns and a few workarounds to make Agile and CD work with Fixed Price projects, making use of the strengths of CD, not just shoehorning it in.
Helen Hosein has worked on a variety of projects, big and small, using various methodologies and tweaking them to suit the project’s needs. She works as a Project Manager for Softwire, managing projects for a number of clients, including the BBC.