Now what are top challenges for agile in a fixed price project?
Agile framework is now mostly used in IT projects for its flexibility to adopt change, for its ability to get early feedback and for its small development life cycle to enable incremental delivery. While it is more flexible to accept innovation and changes at the same time the biggest challenge in adopting Agile in fixed price project where there is both schedule and price is fixed.
Less flexible for any innovation
In a fixed price project , overall scope of work is fixed and so budget is. Hence, It encourages in completing works and not implementing any new ideas. Since a new innovation and new ideas impact both the schedule and scope of the project, a fixed price project holds low priority for any creativity and new ideas.