The successful completion of any project is always tightly related to the quality of the project management activities. Nowadays, in the software industry, Agile, Scrum and Scrum variations are the most popular project management approaches used worldwide. The reasons for these choices are many and ultimately they are all about their proven efficiency in the software development lifecycle management.
Being Agile means being flexible to adapt to changing scenarios, while being able to deliver high-quality software solutions.
This is why we also embrace Agile methodologies in most of our projects. Many times it is our customers and partners who ask us to use Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) from the inception of the project. When the choice is left to our engineers, we carefully analyze the project specifics, and we propose a project management methodology based on Scrum or Kanban which best fits the specific project needs and context.
For most of our projects we do Scrum following these general rules:
We always try to emphasis during the project lifecycle the usage of those methods and techniques which best fit the Agile methodology/concepts:
As a general rule, the Scrum project management processes will be minimized as much as possible – we target to avoid project oversizing and unnecessary/low-value procedures and activities.