Pros and Cons of Agile Project Management


Discipline in project management is essential for all types of businesses and modern software and IT providers have many methodologies to choose from. Today I wanted to focus on the pros and cons of the agile project management method. Agile project management is a method of managing your design and build activities by leveraging iterative and incremental methods. A more traditional waterfall model, on the other hand, is a development model that focusses on sequential design processes. In this type of model, you can visualize your progress as a steady downward flow that passes through these phases in order: conception, initiation, analysis, design, construction, testing, production/implementation, and maintenance. Agile management methods like scrum style project management are swiftly becoming the standard in the industry and as these methods continue to mature we are better able to understand their strengths and weaknesses.
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