The Parker Avery Group assisted the retailer in deploying a merchandise financial planning solution utilizing an agile methodology. Parker Avery provided project management, business consulting, application expertise, and change management consulting to enable a rapid implementation.
Keys to the project’s success included:
- Leveraging Parker Avery’s knowledge of industry best practices
- Utilizing a “do-learn-do” iterative approach to design and build
- Gathering stakeholder buy-in at frequent, multiple checkpoints
- Considering change management requirements
- Developing thorough training materials and curriculum