(In Person) Waterfall, Agile, Hybrid: What to Pick and Why?

Business Acumen

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Waterfall, Agile, Hybrid: What to Pick and Why?

Many organizations are now using Agile as part of their project management routine.  Some have attempted to apply Agile to everything they do, some are adopting a Hybrid approach to attempt to cushion the Agile “shock”, and some are using a mix of methodologies, depending on the situation.  This latter approach is best, overall, but even in an organization that is doing it this way, how do you decide?  When is the decision made on which method to use on which project?

This presentation will review the three approaches and look at which approach is generally better, in which situation.  We will also examine a generic process that could be incorporated into an organization’s project selection pattern.

Presentation Breakdown

  • Waterfall review
  • Agile review
  • Hybridization
  • Which method is best for which situation?
  • When should the method be selected?

Join us for some appetizers & networking before the chapter meeting.  Doors open at 5:30 pm and the chapter meeting kicks-off at 6:45pm.

Registration closes at 5pm on Monday, October 10. 

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Speaker Info:

Rick Clare PMP®, CBAP®, CSM, MSPM is Partner, Director of Solution Services, Business Analysis Practice Director and Senior Instructor for PMCentersUSA. Rick joined the organization in the fall of 2000, as a Technical Consultant leveraging his business systems and Oracle development experience and progressed through various roles of increasing responsibility through the years.  In his position as BA Practice Director, Rick is responsible for maintaining the company’s business analysis courseware and developing customized training material for private clients. 

Rick Clare is a PMI® certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, one of the first Certified Business Analysis Professionals (CBAP)® in the world, a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM), and an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP). Rick earned his Master’s degree in Project Management (MSPM) from Northeastern University and is a graduate of the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. 

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Type of category: Chapter Meeting Presentations

Type of activity: Business Acumen

Date: October 13th, 2022

Hour: 5:30PM to 8:00PM

Number of PDUs: 1


Students: $5.00

Members: $10.00

Non members: $20.00


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