Company efficiency improvement using agile methodologies for managing IT projects
This article is aimed to uncover the opportunity to increase company’s efficiency improvement using agile methodologies for managing IT projects. Transforming a company’s organizational culture and ways of doing business is an important step in the overall digital transformation process. This makes the choice of the topic of the article relevant. Successful digital transformation of the company increases the efficiency of its operations. Rapidly changing IT services’ market require flexibility and fast reaction from the companies, which are involved in IT services production. Vary of agile methodologies allow to be aligned with modern market conditions. The object of the study was the LLC «T-systems»one of the world’s leading IT service providers and suppliers of digital services. Taking into account companies’ size several agile scaling methodologies, such as Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and Nexus, were reviewed and compared to choose appropriate one for the company’s specifics. To reach the expected result and start to work on chosen methodology, transition plan was developed using example of one of the company’s development areas. In each transformation it is important to measure its success. For that the Evidence-Based Management (EBM) approach was applied to build key indicators system for success measurement toward transformation goals.
Agile methodologies, efficiency improvement tools, evidence-based management, IT development, Kanban, key performance indicators, LeSS, Nexus, SAFe, scaled agile frameworks, scrum