Agile Software Development Agreements: Navigating Complex Contracting Issues
Evaluating Agile vs. Waterfall Development; Structuring Provisions on Pricing, Project Plan, IP Rights, Warranties
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide corporate and technology counsel in evaluating the benefits and risks of agile software development and structuring essential provisions in agile software development agreements. The panel will discuss current trends in agile development methods, legal issues that arise with the arrangements, and strategies to avoid common contracting pitfalls.
- What is agile software development? How is it different from traditional software development methodologies?
- Navigating contractual challenges with agile agreements
- Evaluating agile vs. waterfall software development agreements
The panel will review these and other relevant issues:
- What factors should technology and business counsel consider when evaluating whether to use an agile or waterfall software development agreement?
- What provisions are essential in agile software development agreements to most effectively manage risks?
- What are the most challenging issues with agile software development, and what are effective strategies for addressing them?
Paul H. Arne
Morris Manning & Martin
Mr. Arne is the co-chair of his firm's Technology Transactions Practice and the Privacy and Security Practice.... | Read More
Mr. Arne is the co-chair of his firm's Technology Transactions Practice and the Privacy and Security Practice. He represents technology companies and large end users, with a particular emphasis on complex, outsourcing matters, international transactions, open source software, privacy, university technology transfer, and revenue recognition issues. He is also involved with development, manufacturing, and distribution involving medical devices. He has written numerous technology law articles in legal publications and a frequent speaker on the law affecting technology companies.Close
Paul A. Chandler
Mr. Chandler represents clients in connection with the outsourcing of information technology functions and business... | Read More
Mr. Chandler represents clients in connection with the outsourcing of information technology functions and business processes. In addition, he assists clients that are working to develop, license, market, distribute and acquire rights in a wide variety of technology-related products, services and intellectual property, including computer software and hardware, open source software, databases, cloud services, and telecommunications systems. Mr. Chandler also represents clients interest in forming technology joint ventures and other strategic alliances.Close
Derek J. Schaffner
Foley & Lardner
Mr. Schaffner counsels clients regarding legal and business issues associated with complex technology transactions and... | Read More
Mr. Schaffner counsels clients regarding legal and business issues associated with complex technology transactions and outsourcing engagements from the bid stage through contract execution, with a focus on cloud computing, data privacy, IT sourcing, application development and maintenance, software and systems implementation, business process transactions, and licensing. Mr. Schaffner’s representative IT transactions include the outsourcing of IT infrastructure services and support, managed network services, network security services, application development and maintenance, and telecommunications services.Close