Acquisition and Innovation

Why the work began

The DoD needed to understand how it could adopt Agile practices in acquiring software.

Where we started

Approach Agile use from acquisition and a technical perspectives

What the R&D sponsor received

Form the SEI Agile Collaboration Group to create and validate a model for acquisition professionals to reduce uncertainty regarding when to use Agile techniques and how to identify potential risks if when they adopt Agile methods.

How it helps organizations now

Ways that help the DoD overcome technical and cultural resistance to Agile methods