What the travel industry can learn from Comet’s demise:
“Inability to compete with online competition” is a lesson for all B2C industries. Consumers are evolving – online and mobile shopping is on the rise, and increased use of social networks for shopping advice all means less time browsing and buying on the high street. Comet ignored this, and paid the price.
The case study describes how agile practices were applied to turn around a failing waterfall project. Specifically by living the agile principles of respecting the team, increasing visibility and effective prioritisation we combatted the classic trappings of waterfall and the team successfully delivered to a satisfied customer. How the introduction of basic Agile and Scrum [...]