Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management For Dummies – Best Practices and Tips!

We have recently published a post about the introduction to project management process to help you understand how your idea turns into an actual product. It was mentioned there that we like to use the agile methodology while managing our projects. So, what is agile methodology and what agile project management is about? First, let's start with defining what is agile. Agile project management for dummies. What is Agile? Agile is a project management methodology. Although the concept was somehow known earlier, it was in 2001 when the Manifesto for Agile Software...

Project Management Challanges

Project Management Challenges

Finalizing a project successfuly takes a great set of skills from all of the participants. The foundation of that is well done project management. Without it, your project will not go anywhere. To avoid failure, every aspect like: risk, cost, schedule or team work has to be taken into consideration. If project gets planned and managed well, you will most likely end up being proud of your completed product. However, not everything can be expected, and sometimes team runs into a wall, faces project management challenges. Project planning is a...

Who will be on your software development team

Who will be on your software development team?

Software is the manual for your products performance. It collects and processes all the data that goes through it in the specific scope. Thanks to it, your business management gets easier and more effective – if the application is made right, it can work wonders for your company! Not only do you run your customers database more valuably, but you are able to track your clients' actions and, therefore, know exactly what they are looking for. That automatically builds knowledge on what are the best solutions for getting higher sales....

Product Owner vs Project Manager

Product Owner vs Project Manager

You have already decided to put your idea into action! It is a great step towards the finalization and making your project a reality.  From this time also the most intensive work begins. But don’t worry! You will have your Project Manager and the software development team beside you at all times. It is all about the vision and ideas of the Product Owner vs Project Manager's skills. The Product Owner is you. You are the inventor and the leader of the realization process. Without your clear guide of what...

Project Planning Made Simple

Project Planning Made Simple

Every important task to run a project can be found in the project plan. Before the team starts working on your product the manager will engage in project planning to ensure things go the right way. First, the team asks why they are building a certain product and what should be their take on it. Once they have defined their goal, it is time to know what they should do to achieve it. It is easy to get tangled in many aspects of the creation process. To avoid all sorts...

Communication in the Product Design Process

Communication in the Product Design Process

From an idea to the finalization, the product design process takes a few steps. Guaranteed to guide you through them towards the success, the most important factor is excellent communication. The steps in finalizing the product are: analyzing your business to suit the design, creating prototypes for you, letting you view them and have an effect on them to construct the product completely fitting for you, developing it and launching. Design is created after the client have expressed their vision. Wheter or not it comes true depends on how well...

5 Stages of a Project Management Process

5 Stages of a Project Management Process

How does your idea turn into a real product? Have you ever wondered how the project management process looks? If so, this post is for you! There are many project management methodologies but here, at INVO, we like to use the agile methodology. It enables us to deliver a quality product that suits your needs while maintaining flexibility and the ability to adjust to any unexpected situations. So, how does the process look? It can be divided into 5 basic stages: Initiation Planning Execution Monitoring progress Closing the project As...