Software Development Consulting

New account

STARTUP MANAGER

Existing accounts

ANTICRISIS MANAGER

DELIVERY ASSURANCE

Business support

PRODUCT OWNER

Startup Management

Consultants: Senior Project Management Consultant

Scope: Assessment, Kick-off, Daily Management, Checkpoint

Involvement: from ¼ to Full time

Duration: 2+ weeks

Objectives

Help team to start up quickly in the most efficient way

Bring alignment between onshore and nearshore setups

Establish clear development process, roles and responsibilities

Grow mature and efficient team

Activities

Assessment of onshore and nearshore setups

Coaching and supporting team members and involved partie

Adopt and facilitate the process of distributed software development

Checkpoints (Periodic meetings)

Deliverables

Solid self-organized team that follows commitments

Well-defined and structured development process aligned with onshore setup

Transparent development process

Established communication framework

Predictable velocity

Anti-Crisis Management

Consultants: Senior Project Management Consultant

Scope: First Aid, Root-Cause, Action Plan, CAPA, Verification

Involvement: from ⅓ to Full time

Duration: 1+ month

Objectives

Ensure business continuity

Support delivery

Assess current problems and inefficiencies

Establish Action Plan execution

Manage containment and damage control

Activities

Drive change management in a damage control mode

Drive quick decisions in case of sudden or smoldering problems

Supporting team members and involved parties

Proactively handle corrective and preventative actions

Regular checkpoints and verification

Deliverables

Business continuity

Predictable delivery

High perceived productivity

High retention rate

Short resolving time for issues and impediments

Delivery Assurance

Consultants: Agile Project Management Consultant

Scope: Daily Management, Retrospective or Agility Measurement

Involvement: from ⅓ to Full time

Duration: 1+ month

Objectives

Substitute managerial position

Setup effective team collaboration

Build robust communication bridge

Establish efficient development process supported by proper tools

Transfer the governance to Clients’ own project manager

Activities

Daily Management according to the mutually agreed scope

Coaching and supporting team members and involved parties

Proactively eliminate impediments and visualize risks

Ensure good estimation and transparency

Regular checkpoints: Retrospective or Agility Measurement

Deliverables

Solid self-organized team that follows commitments

Well-defined and structured development process aligned with onshore setup

Transparent development process

Established communication framework

Predictable velocity

Product Ownership

Consultants: Product Management Consultant

Scope: Kick-off, Requirements Management, Backlog refinement

Involvement: from ⅓ to Full time

Duration: 3+ month

Objectives

Backup Product Manager position

Setup effective requirements flow

Bridge Business and IT

Build Product Vision and Roadmap

Ensure that development team has proper input

Activities

Product requirements management according to the mutually agreed scope

Bridging communication between business and R&D

Coaching and supporting existing product people and involved parties

Keeping backlog up to date

Ensure proper estimation and transparency

Deliverables

Prioritized backlog of requirements

Detailed roadmap for next 2-3 iterations

High-level roadmap for future milestones

Established delivery culture and Definition of Done

Requirements understandable for both Business and IT

Predictable velocity

Transition Management

  • ensuring business continuity
  • minimizing and mitigating risk
  • ensuring knowledge retention
  • providing operational stability
  • delivering sustainable value

The goal of this service is to apply a rigorous risk management, knowledge sharing, people and project management approaches and proven transition processes that are customized to your environment to ensure a timely, on-budget transition with zero risk to business continuity.

Establishing a strong governance and organizational structure Identifying and assigning key roles to establish collaborative relationships aligned with transition objectives Ongoing communication to keep informed on the progress of the transition throughout the process Developing an operational framework that specifies what services will be delivered, how they will be delivered and how they will be maintained over time Establishing basic operational processes to facilitate a smooth handover of responsibilities and ensure day one success Implementing joint prioritization and diligent change control procedures to ensure the transition adheres to your defined requirements

Agile Transformation

  • Often, management talks only about symptoms, those are visible “bobbers”.
  • The real roots of problems are deep inside organization
  • Changing the situation from “current” to “better” is the Transformation
  • A Transformation requires the holistic approach and acts on all levels