Successfully doing TOGAF in a Scrum Project

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Marvin Williams, Associate Director Architect, Cognizant Technology

This presentation describes how to get TOGAF to work in a Scrum Project and make TOGAF relevant in an Agile environment. It outlines several commercial approaches to merging TOGAF and Scrum while defining the repercussions. The presentation includes recommendations for the best uses of TOGAF during the various phases of Scrum, and suggestions for ways in which to avoid architectural minefields and disarm them during the Scrum process.

Marvin Williams, Associate Director Architect, Cognizant Technology

Marv is an Associate Director – Architect with Cognizant Technology Solutions with over 25 years experience in software architecture, design and delivery. He specialises in Enterprise Application Integration and has extensive experience in Application Development using different methodologies; from Waterfall and Kanban to Lean and Scrum. As a TOGAF certified architect, Marv has successfully architected and patented numerous inventions including software messaging protocols and fingerprint recognition technologies.

Prior to joining Cognizant, Marv has worked for Infosys Technologies, Oracle, Accenture, Lucent Technologies and IBM. Marv holds a B.S. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Kent State University, Ohio, a Masters of Information Systems from the University of Texas at Dallas, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), as well as a Project Management Institute Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP).



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