Technology advancements have impacted the world greatly over the years, and in the field of project management, they have redefined the ways teams work, generate results and use information. Across the world many businesses rely on new project management systems and techniques such as the agile method to enhance the overall productivity of the team and to keep everything running to meet strict deadlines. The Agile method is a different way of managing IT projects and development teams, and works on four values that enhance project management. These values include:
- Responding to change over following a plan
- Customer collaboration over contract negotiation
- Working software over comprehensive documentation
- Individuals and interactions over processes and tools
The Agile method has become increasingly popular over the years with many project management teams are taking it up to a new level.
Kanban is another management system which is used to improve project management. Kanban allows you to harness the power of visual information by using essentially a whiteboard and sticky notes to create a picture of your work. This system gives team members the ability to see the progress of the project and allows each team member to communicate together efficiently. In a sense Kanban turns words into visual notes. Kanban along with other programs have paved the way in bringing change to a business world. The following are the top 6 ways technology has changed project management for the better.