How do you deliver a big policy outcome that normally take 6 months when you only have weeks?
An early election was called and we faced having to develop two sets of a comprehensive policy documents — the red book (left-wing) and the blue book (right-wing) — to brief an incoming government in 8 weeks. We were caught by surprise, the normal lead time were gone, and news about policy commitments came faster from TV and social media than traditional internal sources. This was a non software team in the business area who hadn’t done Agile before however we felt given the time frames, it was the best way to approach for such a high profile project. How do you deliver a big policy outcome that normally take 6 months when you only have weeks?
View the presentation from Agile 2018, San Diego by Mia Horrigan and Matthew Hodgson.
This was the fourth attempt at this critical project for our client so the spotlight was on.