Author: slucas

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Welcome to this series of posts that will explain the use of agile method for all types of projects. The agile method will reboot your organization. Its distinctive features (scrum, kanban, scrumban, etc) led to Silicon Valley startup successes. It has been adopted by many organizations around the world. Agile method provides a clear idea of what your team is actually doing. It also helps to: Estimate the work...

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Bim (building information modeling) is expanding quickly as more and more architects, civil engineers and other Architecture professionals are drafting their projects with Bim drawing software. But Bim is not just 3d modeling, parametric geometry, metadata attached to the geometry, standard export to IFC. It is also and more importantly collaboration. With Bim more and more people need to work more closely than ever in the design...

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A kanban board is a type of project organization tool that displays tasks to be done in a more visual way. It is also generally used in the agile method. Kanban boards can be as simple as drawing columns on a wall with headers like "TO DO", "DOING", "DONE". Then on this mural physical kanban board, you can write tasks on sticky notes or other types of...

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Project management for architecture

What is project management? A project management application is a software that streamlines decision-making, communication, and task assignment within an organization. But why it is an important productivity hack to use a project management app for architecture projects? Let's take time to examine that subject in detail. Architecture projects are long and complex. Architecture projects are long and complex. Any architect will tell you that! The average duration of study...

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A good preparation is important Preparation takes time but is important to have a fluid Sprint and keep team focused in delivering. Also it force you to completely determine what has to be done. Though agile method encourage flexibility at middle term. At short term the Sprint level it force to be more rigorous and evacuate uncertainty, bad comprehension… Preparation is a continuous task Preparation of user stories...

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complexities

Both the Agile method and scrum are focused on providing everyone involved in the project a feedback loop and thus allowing team members and the client to have a good estimate of what the team can deliver. Communication is important so that priorities, the difficulty of tasks and other deliverables are evaluated. Agile and scrum use gamification techniques to make this otherwise tedious task a fun...

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