HTS offers an Agile project delivery service incorporating software development, delivery management and product ownership using SCRUM/Kanban. Agile delivery is essential to meeting GDS digital-by-default service standards. Agile means you can adapt to changing user/business needs. We work closely with you to embed the approach within your organisation.


  • Defining structure and agile ceremonies
  • Creation of a project backlog (including epics and user stories)
  • Backlog building, refinement, estimation in collaboration with business owners
  • Defining a minimum viable product
  • Experienced Developers using TDD, BDD and a modern mindset
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Running the project
  • Governance and reporting
  • Fully autonomous teams though to delivery support


  • Value is realised faster
  • Clients understand the benefits of an agile delivery approach
  • Organisation has skills to continue using agile for other projects
  • Effective project governance and reporting
  • Greater transparency around the project
  • User needs are considered and proven to be met
  • Pass GDS Service Assessments for Discovery, Alpha, Beta and Live
  • Reduce delivery risk
  • Reduce the cost of ongoing software maintenance
  • Process adapts to your needs and requirements