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Today,  manufacturers need to produce more and more in an ever shorter time. And users are more fussy about the quality. The products must match their expectations to have real value. Adopting agile methods to hardware projects would save time and improve final quality. The software industry has already made this methodological transition that challenges us to revolutionize our approach to the design of physical...

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what is scrumban

Agile methods allow a new approach in design and implementation of your projects. Today, there is a "tunnel effect" at each design phase. Until the project is handed over to the client, the development team follows its path in a linear way with little user or client interaction, at the risk of misunderstanding and disappointing results. This is what agile methods can allow you to...

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Bricks / Agile app for Architecture meetup

On Thursday, November 29, we will present the agile method and its application to architecture and urban planning as part of a meeting organized by Novalian. Register now on this page Where is it? At the headquarters of Novalian, the innovation branch of BTP consultants, a renowned engineering control firm. They are located in the Beaugrenelle district at 6,rue Sainte Lucie in PARIS 15th arrondissement. You can see...

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Thirty years ago, traditional methods of project management in software development were not efficient enough to embrace changes in the project’s requirements. Thus were imagined the agile methods. Today in the construction industry, a question of feasibility arises whether it is possible to apply agile methodology to improve building information modeling (BIM) productivity. In this series of posts, we will discuss how to transpose a...

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Agile en Seine 2018

On September 25th, we are pleased to give a conference at the Agile en Seine (AES) 2018. Agile en Seine is an annual festival which presents the most innovative Agile practices not only in software development, but also in fields as varied as marketing, human resources management, industry, and architecture! It will take place at the New Cap Event Center, a stone's throw away from the Eiffel...

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Agile method is just starting to get more popular in the AEC industry. For some, it seems unusual since it does not conform to the traditional organization of architecture & construction projects. However, things change quickly that even big industrial groups like Renault have utilized this method in their projects. Although it is now a pretty common approach in software development, this has not always...

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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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