IBA Agile Business Director Hunter McCluer Featured Speaker at National ACT-INC Conference in Washington, D.C.

HERNDON, VA – IBA Agile Business Unit Director Hunter McCluer was a featured speaker at the 2014 ACT-INC national conference at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. on Mar. 20. McCluer launched the strategic workshop session “Acquisition of Agile IT Services: It CAN Be Done!”

Attended by over 400 participants, the session highlighted the disconnect between traditional acquisition methods and best practices in Agile software development which calls for acquisition methods that better accommodate its highly effective development approaches. Participants discussed the challenges in creating an acquisition strategy to procure Agile IT services and offer solutions as an acquisition best practice.

This is the third year, the American Council for Technology–Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) and the General Services Administration have conducted the one-day training conference for acquisition professionals. ACT-IAC is a non-profit, public-private partnership dedicated to improving government through the application of information technology. ACT-IAC provides an objective, ethical and trusted forum where government and industry communicate, collaborate and learn.

McCluer, a specialist in organizational Agile transformation, is IBA’s Agile Architect/Coach for the Defense Health Services Systems (DHSS) of the Defense Health Agency (DHA). Certified by the Program Management Institute and the Scrum Alliance, McCluer is an expert in helping organizations and teams use Agile to deliver complex IT solutions faster, with higher quality, reduced cost, and reduced risk. Agile teams trained by McCluer typically deliver a 400% improvement in time-to-market, a 50% reduction in cost per release and a 100% increase in customer satisfaction and team morale.

To learn more about how IBA is successfully implementing Agile within the Defense Health Agency, please contact Hunter McCluer at mccluerh@ibacorp.us or call 703-575-8359.

About IBA

IBA is a technology agnostic company whose teams specialize in mobile apps, program management, process reengineering, and agile scrum coaching, training, and implementation. To learn more about IBA’s capabilities, please visit www.ibacorp.us.

August 14, 2014