Agile Transformation and Support

As more industries are transitioning from a linear, long-term project management approach to one that is more iterative with quicker turnarounds, Agile has become the methodology of choice for many organizations, including payers.

We help health plans improve time-to-market speed and increase employee engagement, quality, productivity and customer satisfaction through the successful adoption of Agile on an enterprise level. We also assist Agile organizations optimize their current processes and provide certified support resources to help them reach their goals.

Cumberland has experience working with health plans of all sizes to implement the Agile methodology. We have a team of Agile-certified consultants who can fill a variety of roles, including scrum masters, product owners, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) program consultants and release train engineers.

Our Services
Cumberland offers services for payers that want to transition their entire Project Management Office to an Agile methodology, as well as for payers that want to apply Agile to a singular IT implementation.

Agile Transformation

Our Agile-certified consultants provide the following services to help you make an enterprise-level change:

  • Agile Readiness Assessment – Our team will assess your organization’s readiness for transitioning to Agile and identify critical needs.
  • Strategic Planning – We will work with you to build and execute a tailored enterprise-level SAFe transformation strategy.
  • Agile Coaching – We train managers and executives to master Agile methods, as well as mentor leaders in SAFe best practices to ensure process improvement and long-term success for your organization.
  • Reporting – Our team will develop reports and track results metrics to guide your decision-making process.
  • Launching and Optimizing Agile – We will work to establish a group of scrum teams and value streams within your organization. However, we won’t stop there – we will help create a framework to not only sustain, but also continuously improve transformation in your organization.

Agile Program Support

Cumberland supports teams already using Agile who want to optimize their processes or just need additional resources for a specific initiative.

We can provide Agile coaching services to ensure that your team is maximizing performance to align with your overall business strategies. We also have Agile-certified consultants who can fill various roles on your Agile projects, including:

  • Scrum masters
  • Product Owners
  • SAFe program consultants
  • Release train engineers