What Is Agile Project Management And How It Can Help Your Business?

What Is Agile Project Management And How It Can Help Your Business?

As a business owner in the banking, travel, medical, insurance or broadcasting industries, you already know that taking advantage of the latest technology is the key to operating a successful business. There are many project management tools that make that possible but finding the right one for your needs can be challenging. To make choosing a project management tool easier, there is Agile Project Management, a system that can streamline your workflow and ensure that you hit your deadlines and reduce the ‘time to market’ aspect of your projects.

What Is Agile Project Management?

     Agile project management can best be described as “a project management methodology that prioritises the speedy and continuous development and improvement of a project, product or service.” Typically, the term ‘agile project management’ relates to software development, but it can also be used in a wide range of business related contexts.

     Basically, the way agile project management works is that it breaks down very large projects into smaller, easier to manage, pieces which can be worked on by various teams to ensure that more work gets done in less time. Agile project management enables early and frequent delivery, mechanisms designed to accept change early and often and a focus on people throughout the project’s completion.

How Can Agile Project Management Help Your Business?

     There are many different principles to the effectiveness of agile project management and each of these core principles were designed to make today’s businesses more successful. Let’s take a look at some ways that Agile Project Management can help your business:

  • Increased customer satisfaction through early and continuous delivery of valuable software.
  • Welcomes changing requirements, even late in development.
  • Enables business people and developers to work together daily throughout the project.
  • Builds projects around motivated individuals.
  • Uses the most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a development team which is face-to-face conversation.
  • Promotes sustainable development.
  • focuses attention on technical excellence and good design.

Contact UDSL

     With more than 30 years of experience in the business software and solutions development industry, USDL has worked alongside a wide range of clients including those within the Banking, Travel, Medical, Insurance and Broadcasting industries. USDL has been a leading consultant in the UK Financial Services sector and has taken on the roles of Developer, Team Lead, Technical Lead, Architect, Project Manager, Development Manager and IT Manager. The team of experts at USDL understand the needs of their clients and work hard to ensure their success.

     To learn more about Agile Project Management and how it can help your business, or for an informal chat about how UDSL can help to transform your business software, give us a call today on 0116 224 0573 or drop an email to ian.godman@udsl.com.

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