Texas Education Agency Chooses Agile Because It’s Human Nature

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TEA_logoTexas Education Agency (TEA) core technology program manager, Martha Reesing, stated “By the time the product was being implemented, the requirements were stale and had already changed…” This sparked the TEA to looking for better process solutions which lead them to implementing scrum. It was observed “When customers see how software is shaping up, they refine their ideas. If we go against human nature, we actually increase the risk.”

 

The success of agile within the TEA project as well as the Douglas County CO sex offender management system has lead Douglas County’s CIO to start implementing a full scale migration to agile.

 

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