Suncorp Standardised EB Agreements Using Agile


Suncorp delivers one standardised EB agreements using Agile methodology with help from Presence of IT:

Key Benefits

Agile development is focused on iterative and incremental development where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between teams. Allowing:

  • Flexibility – Reducing the risk of delays caused by changes in business requirements
  • Management of unknowns – Develop components with uncertain requirements last to allow maximum time for clarification
  • Facilitates incremental testing of changes
  • More efficient use of resources – Streams can operate in parallel

Business Challenge

To merge 8 Enterprise Bargaining Agreements (EBA) into a single agreement and implement the single EBA on PeopleSoft HCM 9 Platform Solution. The Program needed to commence prior to the final EBA negotiations to ensure adequate time for the solution to be implemented. 


Utilise the Agile Development Method to support theconsolidation and standardisation of business processes,policies and, terms and conditions. 

 Key Agile Practices

  • Clarify the problem, focusing question
  • Make it visible
  • Identify key value sliders
  • Workshop the ideas with all key stake holders
  • Time box
  • Keep it high level and simple
  • Involve all stakeholders as active contributors from
  • start to finish
  • Achieve shared understanding of the outcome
  • Showcase delivery frequently

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