The Agile Waterfall Mix

Payments Leader

Posted on October 26, 2016

Project management mind map, business concept

The Agile Waterfall Mix

Summary:

The Agile Waterfall Mix is all about creating outstanding programs involving multiple organizations. The advancement of new technology in financial services is causing bank customers to demand cutting-edge products. Coexistence and blending of Agile with a more conventional methodology can be necessary for the development, implication and integration of these new products. The solution architect can serve as the unifying force that can produce the best of both worlds, supporting successful launches of both large and complex initiatives. This paper discusses how programs should be planned and how all participating parties must be instructed and devoted to deliver program success.

Key Takeaways:

The eruption of the FinTech market, the Internet of Things and heightened recognition that the ultimate differential is the customer experience are generating an exciting era of technology innovation within the financial sector that hasn’t been seen since the introduction of the Internet. Banks and financial institutions are pursuing top-of-the-line products then finding themselves having to incorporate these products not only across technology bases but also integration and implementation methodologies. Present-day mature applications must be incorporated into the new, bringing together initiative-focused implementation groups with multiple supporting teams that often have contending intentions. Supporting teams generally exist in distinctive geographic areas, and its representatives can work for a variety of companies while playing essential implementation roles.

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