Presented by Jasper Sonneveld & Thomas Delnoy

Abstract:

The history of Agile software development in the city of Rotterdam – why, how, challenges on our path and how we solved it, best practices, future challenges...

Why you should participate?

  • To learn that agile is done within the government. To learn which benefits agile software development brought us and could bring to you!
  • To learn which challenges you can encounter when implementing agile in the government or any other (large) organization. And how we solved it!
  • To learn what possible best practices are when implementing agile within the government.

Format and length: 30 mins case study, experience report

Intended audience and prerequisites:

We assume you have basic knowledge about Agile and Scrum.

Interesting for everyone who is interested in Agile Software Development within the government or implementing agile in any (large) organization. It doesn't matter if you're a developer, manager, customer, politician, or…

Objective(s) of the session:

Share our experiences of Agile Software Development within the City of Rotterdam, why we started with it, how we started it, what challenges we encountered on our path, how we solved these challenges, our opinion on what are success factors

Extra: Tell about Agile Overheid / Overheid & ICT 2.0 Community

We consider it a success if other IT projects within the Dutch government or any other organization go better because of the knowledge we shared, or if people want to help us in improving the way of software development in the City of Rotterdam.

Extra: when people actively join the Agile Overheid / Overheid & ICT 2.0 Community

Benefits, for the participants and the presenters

Benefits for the participants:

  • Learn that there are others (better!) ways to do IT projects within the Dutch government than biddings of waterfall projects.
  • Learn that agile is done within the government.
  • Learn which benefits agile software development brought us.
  • Learn which challenges you can encounter when implementing agile in the government or any other (large) organization. And learn how you could solved it!
  • Learn what possible best practices are when implementing agile within the government or any other (large) organization.
  • Learn about Agile Overheid / Overheid & ICT 2.0

Benefits for the Dutch government:

  • Share knowledge so other IT projects in the Dutch government and Dutch companies are more successful.