Posts filed under: Waterfall

Can agile be applied to any kind of project?

For the great majority of us, the term project management is related to the compilation of steps taken to develop a project from beginning to end. Most of these steps......

Agile within waterfall : episode 1

Agile may have entered your organization’s vocabulary, but have the mindsets evolved. It is all too common to hear Agile this or Agile that. A prefix alone will not solve......

Centralized Control : Trapped in Wagile (Part 4 of 4)

This is the last part in the series “Trapped in Wagile”. In the kick-off article I outlined three fundamental characteristics of waterfall organizations. In subsequent articles I explained Phase-Gates (part......

Large Batch hand offs : Trapped in Wagile (part 3 of 4)

This is part three of the continuing series of articles. In the first article of this series, I outlined three fundamental characteristics of waterfall system. In the previous article (part......

Phase Gates : Trapped in Wagile (part 2 of 4)

In previous article, I outlined three fundamental characteristics of waterfall system. Phase-gates are the most distinguishable characteristic of a waterfall organization. Recap Phases are are strictly linear sequence of activities......

Trapped in Wagile

Organizations attempting to transition to Agile demonstrate waterfall characteristics – residually or resurgently. Understanding these characteristics and learning to observe manifestation of these tendencies in organization systems will help you......