For managing projects in general and agile projects in particular we need to collaborate with project team members, communicate milestones, interact with clients, solve problems, and share folders, project documents, reports and tasks in real time. All this even being distributed around the world. So, the questions are how to manage such a project in… Continue reading Collaborative Tools for your Agile and Distributed Teams
On 19-June-2013 at 14:45, I will give a presentation on 25 techniques, guidelines, and skills useful for agile Business Intelligence at the TDWI European Conference. The topics for the presentation are outlined in Figure 1
Aberdeen just released a study on Professional Services Automation. Managing changing customer expectations (57%), poor communication and understanding of customer expectations (23%), and inability to stick to project timelines (19%) were three of the top five challenges. These finding scream the message that agile project practices should become the new standard for managing client engagements.… Continue reading Should Agile Project Methodologies Be The New Standard?
According to surveys from several sources (Versionone (2011), Dr. Dobb’s Journal (2008), Shine Technologies (2003), the benefits of agile projects are: Higher productivity and lower cost, Improved employee engagement and job satisfaction, Faster time to market, Higher quality, and Improved stakeholder satisfaction.