Maybe you work for a vendor who must bid for work in response to an RFP. Or perhaps your company wants to hire a software development organization for a particular project, but aren’t sure how to structure a contract with an agile shop. Then again, maybe you need to outsource part of your development and need to structure a contract with an agile team. Whatever your situation, you need to know how to successfully do contract development with agile.
This presentation by agile expert and author Mike Cohn starts with a quick introduction to user stories and how to assemble them into a requirements document as part of a contract. It then moves on to cover general advice for planning projects. Explore fixed-date, fixed-scope, and fixed-everything projects. Gain insight into estimating velocity for a new team.