Published on October 31st, 2015 | by Guest


How Business Groups can Implement Agile Strategies?

Agile is just another buzzword in the IT industry. Globalization, Cross-border Clients, Virtual business networks and International Customers have instigated the need for Agile Technology in the corporate sector. It has certainly changed the way millions of people work together with more flexibility, clarity and adaptability.

The business strategies developed by many organizations today need reinvention, including the Agile methodologies. While some of the companies are already speeding towards modern agile approaches, there are many who are still non-agile. Such organizations should focus on applying agile techniques for their daily meetings with clients, conference calling and interaction with offices across the globe.

Why is it Important to Implement Agile?

Some of the important reasons why business groups should suggest using this technique in their working schedule are:

  • Quality Assurance
  • When clients are frequently asking for changes
  • When business executives feel like sharing screens and simultaneously interacting through calls
  • During project releases
  • When it is important to streamline the whole system and working of the projects
  • Distributed teams at onshore and offshore

Successful Implementation of Agile

Agile Project Manager: Appoint a Manager, who will be responsible for initiating the concept of agile in the team and making employees learn various aspects of agile methodology and its importance. The company should invest largely in the agile operations and tools.

Make an Agile Team:To implement Scrum Calling in the company, it isimportant to have a faster and nimbler team, fluent in communication so that the executives can interact clearly and effectively.

Training and Learning: Impart training sessions on Agile and its applicability in the organization to both entry level and experienced executives.

Problem Solving and Business Communication exercises: The main aim towards building an agile-driven organization is involved each employee into a conference for interaction and solving problems. Train the employees in different business resolution skills through exercises and activities. Organize business communication training, including one-on one communication and calling sessions.

Apply Self-Organization and Discipline: Being the team leader, stimulate your teammates to the better business organization and ask them various techniques to indulge into self-organization. A self-organized team is capable of better defining the team goals and accomplishing them within deadlines. Following discipline in the team suggests following the work checklist and updating the teammates about the assignments and tasks each employee is working and is going to employ for the next day.

There is a special formula on Agile technology stating: Agile team = competence * 5 to 7 (an ideal team consists of five to seven members) + time (invest in time for the team to organize).

Weekly Topic Discussions: Agile is not only confined to Scrum calling and updating the task list, but it is much more than that. Knowledge sharing with the team is an important aspect of Agile. Arrange for a weekly session across the teams, wherein a topic can be picked by any executive to share knowledge and also welcome suggestions from other members. Each member of the team will get a chance to present business ideas.

This way the whole team will continue to grow and get the latest update on what the technology they are working. It also helps team members to gain versatility and know about several other integral aspects of the project.

Don’t lose a single day; implement the heat and investment to incorporate Agile in your business processes. You will certainly witness a positive change in the work culture.


About the Author:

Vaishnavi Agrawal loves pursuing excellence through writing and have a passion for technology. She has successfully managed and run personal technology magazines and websites. She currently writes for intellipaat.in , a global training company that provides e-learning and professional certification training.

The courses offered by Intellipaat address the unique needs of working professionals. She is based out of Bangalore and has an experience of 5 years in the field of content writing and blogging. Her work has been published on various sites related to Hadoop, Big Data Online Training, Business Intelligence, Project Management, Cloud Computing, IT, SAP, Project Management and more.

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