Taking the Agile Approach
Many companies may be familiar with following a set routine when carrying out a given project. When a team is handed a brief, they often spend weeks to months trying to figure the best way possible to create a product, segmenting each stage into a deliverable. These stages then depend on each other for completion and therefore success.The big question arises: isn’t there a better way?
Following an agile approach will allow your company not only to keep concise goals with measurable ROI, but to increase team culture and building. Using the agile approach means to work closely with a small team, full of conversation and clarity about what is going to happen and who is doing what. How this differs from a typical approach is that the stages are not dependent on each other for success. They work simultaneously together at a parallel speed known as sprints.
The agile approach offers the following benefits:
- Increased team communication
- Time efficiency
- Measurable deliverables
- Cost effectiveness
- Shorter deadlines
The next time you are a part of a team and are given a project, take a second to think about how you want to structure the development.