Agile Contracting in the Second Decade of Agility

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Whether you're buying or selling Agile software development, this session will alter your perspectives and expand your toolkit allowing you to change your practices to produce more of the results you're looking for.

You will learn:

  • Why traditional software contracts are a barrier to Agility
  • The basics principles that should underly *any* agile sourcing initiative
  • Why a legally enforceable contract may not be accepted
  • Which aspects are important to consider in a contract that supports Agility
  • Common Agile Contracting pitfalls to avoid
  • How to talk about Agile contracts to lawyers and customers
  • The underlying hazards in Agile Contracting that nobody seems to be talking about

Continuing on from the landmark Agile 2009 session "The Prisoner's Dilemma: Using Game Theory to Understand the problem of Agile Contracting" - this session continues to take a Systems approach to the Agile Contracting problem; extending and updating the original premis by blending in the most recent developements in not only Agile, but Behavioral Economics, Game Theory, Social Complexity and Psychology, to help practitioners of every level improve their Agile Sourcing Scenarios.

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