Are your problems related to :

  • A lack of common vision on the project?
  • An unsatisfactory way of collaborating between the members of a team?
  • Internal conflicts or accumulated tensions building up?
  • Poor identification of the obstacles to be overcome?
  • Poor management of resources (time, budget, skills)

The "Agile Enterprise" approach will pave the way.

A first step is to identify the context and then mark out the terrain methodologically. This can be done with the help of an external coach (Spade) who will play a neutral role in order to smooth over any conflicts or problems that a team may encounter. The coach meets the team, organises planning sessions and oversees the results. The work of each of the parties involved will be respected, thus facilitating the success of the project!


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Organising working meetings

Understanding the players involved

Listening to the needs and the goals at different levels. Then coming together around a common method to steer the project.

The parties involved are engaged in a cooperative effort

Each person has his own limit, and the project and the work naturally has its own demands. The process set up by the coach will ensure that everyone’s limits are respected.

Outlining the needs

Drawing up lists and defining which documents need to be produced, in order to ensure the smooth progress of the project. Notes shared within the team will be clear as to what needs to be done and what will be delivered at each stage

Translating the needs into assignment of tasks

Dividing up the roles, the ‘who does what’. An initial stage to structure and plan the project. Everyone will have a clear idea of what is expected of him or her.

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Using a good project management tool

Status per competence

Each specialty required in the project can be monitored individually or as a group. The progress of the work is constantly updated.

A view of the timeline

The "helicopter view" of the steps in the project. Based on a timeline, the major steps of the project that will need to be delivered are defined.

Logging actions taken

Each task is systematically documented by the various contributors depending on their responsibilities and skills.

Shared documentation

A collaborative documentation space is known as a ‘wiki’. Sharing documents in this way allows each person involved access to the information sources necessary for developing the project.

To do lists with adjustable parameters.

Everyone has an individual view of what he needs to do or what is to be done by others. The to do list is a well-known tool for better planning and managing the job. But when it's shared and subject to parameters, each member of the team will feel engaged in the job as a whole.

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Are you familiar with the Agile method?

Scrums

The scrum or free for all, allows the entire team to jointly define the priority goals to be achieved, per person and per team.

Sprints

The entire team is working in concert to realise the weekly goals, and it is therefore left to its own devices. The clients who have ordered the project are no longer able to give input during this phase, they have to wait for the delivery of the content. Weekly or daily meetings are scheduled in order to maintain an overview of the progress of each person's work.

After the sprints, there are the deliverables

These are the results, either intermediary or final. Presented during info sessions in small teams.


In conclusion, the 'Agile' method guarantees the success of your project

We maintain a global overview of a project from the big picture to the details, overseeing it with respect for the teams. It helps to involve everyone according to his level of responsibility.

It is not about control tasks but a collaborative process in which each contributor keeps his own workspace.

Spade supports numerous companies in the development of digital projects involving multiple stakeholders: developers, designers, copywriters, SEO experts, sales staff, bloggers, marketers ...

Amélie Durrafourg

Dealing with the change brought about by in-sourcing our web assets represents both a challenge and opportunity, which Spade is helping us to manage. From design, analysis of processes and impacts, to graphic design and supervision of the implementation, Spade advised us, helped us to recruit, coached and motivated a team through their regular presence and the sharing of best practices. Beyond the entire project management, Spade offered us project support in order to allow our company to develop a useful digital product that is both profitable and effectively used

Amélie Duraffourg - Artexis EasyFairs

Come and share your project with Spade!