"When will it be done?" As a digital project manager, I hear this all the time. While it's a perfectly reasonable question, the problem is I don't have a crystal ball, and I also want to set expectations properly. By using a Monte Carlo analysis to project a timeline, I can spark an important dialogue about resourcing and risk, as opposed to the one-way conversation that often occurs with a flat timeline.
Every client has direct access to their project team within Aten. We've found that collaborating in this way allows our team to develop deep, personal connections with our clients, understand how to best engage their stakeholders and ultimately, build empathy for their users.
Agile is gaining popularity with many agencies and large corporations as a means to become more efficient in the software development lifecycle and increase client satisfaction. Agile efficiency comes from reducing waste, mitigating risks early on, delivering working software quickly, and adapting to ever-changing requirements at the drop of a dime.
Gone are the days when email was the best way to communicate and share files. Teams need tools that support collaboration, even more so now with the rise of remote workers. I’ve worked remotely for more than 10 years. As a Partner and VP of User Experience, having tools that let me effortlessly collaborate with my team is vital. Whether you’re in the same office or working from the other side of the country, the digital tools you use—and the way they work together—can take the headache out of collaborating.