NYS Forum Logo

The NYS Forum
Project Management Workgroup

Agile and Waterfall -
A Hybrid Approach to a Successful Project

September 14, 2017
1:30 - 3:00 pm
(1:00 pm Check-In)
The NYS Forum
24 Aviation Road, Suite 206, Albany New York

Webex available for this event

Presentation Overview:

Have you ever wondered how to meet your executive management's reporting needs while trying to manage a project that is using Agile software development? Find out the answer to this and more at the upcoming NYS Forum Agile and Waterfall Session. This session will include a 30 minute presentation including a discussion of how and which components of Waterfall and Agile overlap. This will be followed by a one hour panel discussion for questions and answers.

Session topics will include:

  • The various project roles and how they are utilized throughout the project. (Project Manager (PM), Scrum Master, Product Owner, Business Analyst, and Development Team member).
  • When to use Agile, when to use Waterfall, and when to use a hybrid approach
  • How to leverage the flexibility of Agile, while maintaining the accountability offered by Waterfall
  • How to satisfy executive management's reporting needs while working on an Agile project
  • Tips on budgeting Agile project work

Featured Presentations:

  • Agile and Waterfall - A Hybrid Approach to a Successful Project
    Matthew Carmichael, Vice President of SaQus IT Solutions, an Agile software development company. Matthew is CompTIA certified, a Certified Scrum Master, and a Microsoft Certified Professional with over 20,000 hours of Agile project experience.
  • Agile and Waterfall Panelist Discussion - Come get your questions answered by experienced Agile practitioners.