Senior Project Manager Guidewire
Ken has worked as a Senior IT Project Manager for over 20 years across Financial, Utilities, Public and IT sectors. He currently works for Guidewire, who are the market leaders in back-end software for property and casualty insurance worldwide, and previously worked for the consultancy firm Verison1.
Presentation Title: Can we deliver truly Agile Projects in a traditional sector like Financial Services?
"Look this is your new project. With fixed deadline, fixed scope and fixed quality. You can be agile inside this triangle" Often projects in the Financial Services sector start with everyone getting buzzed about being agile and lean. Then it starts to slow down as traditional expectations like status reports, Gantt charts and lots of update meetings start to rear their heads. Can we deliver Agile Development within a Waterfall wrapper? How do we marry the two and meet all expectations?