First, let’s see what agility is all about and how it was implemented into a project management methodology.
WHAT IS AGILE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT?
The agile approach within project management is an iterative path to delivering a project throughout its life cycle.
There are several core values of the Agile “Manifesto” with a single goal of virtually eliminating the chances of absolute project failure.
Here are some essential agile values:
- Embrace change.
- Frequent delivery.
- Autonomy and motivation.
- Better communication.
- Stable work environments.
One of the aims of an agile methodology is to release benefits throughout the very process. Not only at the end of it. This approach displays central values and acts of trust, flexibility, empowerment, and collaboration.
Agile Project management offers a promising methodology of project management in the telecom industry.
The telecommunications are most definitely touching all spheres of life. The globalization of the world economy, together with the technological progress, increases business activity worldwide. In this world, the role of information is significantly increasing.
Why Agile Methodology?
The Agile model saves time and money, providing enough flexibility (much more than traditional PM methods) to make necessary changes. Its continuous testing and responsiveness to change, ensure quick feedback so that responsive modifications can be made at each stage of a sprint or product cycle.
Agile sets the stage for the entire team to work quickly and collaboratively within the timeframe and budget of a project, putting the human element front and center.
So, we have a technical units working in cooperation with the business department located in an open area; we have test scripts developed before programming stage; daily morning meetings with a brief discussion of the problems encountered; and the development process made of “sprints”…
The agile software development methodology
This is one of the most common concepts today.
Agile is applicable in many different projects, varying in complexity and scale. The agile approach is best applied for small tasks, ensuring minimum time and cost of development, creating so an approach where complex objects are “decomposed” into relatively independent parts and components.
What are agile tools in project management?
The tool a team chooses should follow basic Agile principles, as well. By enabling teams to complete projects on time and not hinder the quality of the project, a quality tool can bring many benefits to the table. Let’s mention some:
- The projects can proceed faster.
- Collaborative communication ensures that the process stays on track.
- Quick feedback speeds up the development process.
- Agile teams build their trust in order to achieve their goals.
- The project control is better as each project step is visible to all stakeholders.
Relevant project metrics, focused efforts, customized team structures, faster turnaround times, eliminated rework, and optimized development processes… All the more reason to choose a tool that supports the agile culture within your company.
How can Teodesk fit in?
TEODESK AND AGILE APPROACH
Keeping in mind that transparency and communication are the keystones of all agile methodologies, Teodesk’s support of these values makes this sophisticated project management software a great candidate for your company’s agile tool.
A tool that combines intuitive design with the capacity and logistics to manage complex activities of different teams within the company.
What are the key benefits of Teodesk?
- Key information available in seconds;
- Adaptable to the specific needs of the team;
- Strong information security;
- Integrated internal and external communication. The tool itself is available on the Web, as well as on iOS and Android devices.
Teodesk makes every project easier to track, control, and manage. It also helps with project planning as it allows for creating and using templates and building the foundation and database for any project. The realization of activities within the Teodesk tool is organized through several modules, allowing managers to determine, execute and further develop control over every project segment.
Also, it has an adaptable timeline for critical project activities – Tracking essential activities of the project is simplified using a Teodesk adjustable timeline. It provides a clear overview of all the tasks, their due dates, the person responsible, and task dependencies. Any changes can be inserted directly into the timeline.
Teodesk aims to provide managers with all the project’s information in real-time, covering all aspects of the project they are in charge of (Finance, documentation, implementation of activities, etc.).
Teodesk also provides quick responses to unforeseen challenges that can be vital to the success of a project. A clear overview of the information provided by the tool allows you to make the best possible decisions at all times.
Taking into consideration future clients’ demands, we have developed a platform that unifies the entire project’s flow in one place only. Starting from the planning of all project activities, together with handling every resource needed for their realization, through engaging the most competent people in the project and ending by delivering the project to the end user.