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Do you manage new initiatives as one large project that is planned, executed and then tested at the outcome? Or as a series of multiple mini-projects with shorter milestones and continuous re-design? Is there are right way and a wrong way?

This is the subject I tackle in my latest Jinfo article, written for Information Professionals. Read it here: Balancing agile development with a waterfall strategy

In the article I consider both the Waterfall and Agile approaches to projects, and how we can learn to take the best of both for our own purposes.

Abstract:

Information and technology have always worked best together and this requires a technology-savvy workforce. This article looks at how to balance technology with service requests and how you can manage high-level strategic projects without interrupting customer services, along with some practical steps you can implement.