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Everything is Fixed Price

Everything is Fixed Price

Fixed price projects haunt most agile teams. This presentation shares insights from the experiences of a 2-person agile company who realise that essentially every project is fixed price.

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Souvik Das Gupta

October 01, 2011
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  1. EVERYTHING IS FIXED PRICE Souvik Das Gupta @souvikdg Miranj

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  4. Scrum with just ? Are you kiddin’ me?!

  5. SCRUMBUTS, AND PROUD OF IT

  6. A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES

  7. A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES & OPPORTUNISTS

  8. OPPORTUNISTS A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES & OPPORTUNISTS

  9. A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES FAIR BUSINESS &

  10. ESTIMATIONS▶

  11. EFFORT

  12. EFFORT ——

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  17. A GOOD IDEA OCCURS WHILE PLANNING, A BETTER IDEA OCCURS

    DURING EXECUTION
  18. PERFECTION IN ESTIMATION IS VERY EXPENSIVE

  19. THE *ONLY* ELEMENTARY CONSTANT IS VELOCITY

  20. PRICING▶

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  24. TIME & MATERIAL PUTS THE RISK ON TO THE CUSTOMER,

    HENCE PREFERRED BY SERVICE PROVIDERS
  25. FLEXIBILITY IN AGILE AIMS TO DELIVER *HIGHER VALUE*

  26. BUDGET DELIVERING WITHIN IS A *FUNDAMENTAL VALUE*

  27. DELIVERING WITHIN IS A *FUNDAMENTAL VALUE* +

  28. Scope Time Cost

  29. Scope Time Cost

  30. EVERYONE HAS A BUDGET NO ONE HAS A FIXED-SCOPE MOST

    DENY BOTH
  31. Fixed Price !Fixed Price

  32. PLANNING & COMMITMENT▶

  33. A PRODUCT IS NEVER COMPLETE, IT CAN *ALWAYS* BE IMPROVED

  34. SCOPE VARIES, PURPOSE DOESN’T

  35. PURPOSE COVERAGE GOOD WORK BUDGET GREAT WORK SCOPE COVERAGE Increasing

    Value
  36. PURPOSE COVERAGE GOOD WORK BUDGET GREAT WORK SCOPE COVERAGE Order

    of Attention
  37. PURPOSE COVERAGE GOOD WORK BUDGET GREAT WORK SCOPE COVERAGE Order

    of Attention
  38. Good Fast Cheap

  39. Quality

  40. Quality

  41. Quality

  42. IF BUDGET IS JUST ENOUGH”, WE COMMIT A MINIMUM VIABLE

    PRODUCT MAKE SCOPE FLEXIBLE “ &
  43. MINIMUM VIABLE PRODUCT ≥ MINIMUM VIABLE EXPERIENCE

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  48. BEING HAUNTED BY FIXED PRICE IS A STATE OF MIND

  49. EVERYTHING IS FIXED PRICE

  50. THANK YOU

  51. ATTRIBUTION India (orthographic projection) – Ssolbergj http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:India_(orthographic_projection).svg Money & Ghost

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