EMPLOYEE ORIENTED ECOMMERCE COMPANY OVERCOMES ITS HURDLES OF GOALS CLARITY AND RESOURCE UTILIZATION
The client IndiaNIC believes in delivering success, beyond apps and websites. IndiaNIC team strongly believes in delivering experiences. This goes far beyond producing solutions by using only technology. They specialize in Mobile Development, Web Development, Mobile Game, UI / UX, Wearable, Internet of Things, Cloud Consulting, E-Commerce, Offshore Development Center, and Digital Marketing.
What are your challenges in product delivery?
I am in IndiaNIC for more than 15 years. We cater to all services for start-ups, small businesses and enterprises. We help start-ups of all sizes, irrespective of their stages – to nurture, build and grow their amazing ideas on mobile and web. We help Small Businesses to take the business online, reach other markets and maximise opportunities. We augment our strong history of working with thousands of ideas to build a unique enterprise solution – with rich user experience.
We ought to deliver the product of quality, on time, and within budget. Some of hurdles what we face are,
- Unclear and random requirements
- Unclear targets and diverse approach to goals
- No proper estimation and planning
- Slippage in deliveries
- Poor clarity in resource allocation and their utilization
- Degrading product quality
How did you find way out for your problems?
IndiaNIC has a fleet of 700 employees working on more than 600 projects. The challenge is to address our clients with fast deliverables and make the progress transparent to our clients. The answer to this chaos is Agile methodology. Now the question arises how to find a tool which adheres to Agile. We researched the market for different tools. QuickScrum is one which is user friendly and take less time to train the team.
Clients requirements are delivered in Sprints based on the story grooming and tasks prioritization. The product important saleable features are delivered in the first iteration itself. They need not wait to market the product till the end of the project. Customer’s feedback improvises the quality of the product.
Following features of QuickScrum actually helped us in short term as well as long term goals:
was of assistance in maintaining the stories in a common place for the whole team. It lists the prioritized work items derived from the road map and its requirements.
it tracks the all the activities required to complete the committed entries from the Scrum Product Backlog. This helps in planning the activities execution.
shows the ratio of work that has been assigned to team members for the sprint. This brings clarity in resource allocation and their utilization.
Sprint Review Meeting
where the team demonstrates the increment to the Product Owner and the stakeholders. The Product Owner accepts the user stories that have been done, based on the acceptance criteria. And prioritize the review for the next sprint. This helps in achieving the product quality.
reflects expectations about which features will be implemented and when they are completed. It serves as a base to monitor progress within the project.
What do you see as the benefits of QuickScrum?
At IndiaNIC, we help our clients develop compelling stories, then bring these stories into the marketplace through exceptional Apps, Websites and Games. Coupled with innovative design practices, our focus is to provide end-to-end digital, technology and marketing services to small businesses, enterprises and start-ups. With our growing reputation combined with exceptional talent, passion for technology and becoming a partner with clients – we have been able to deliver more than 8000 projects in diversified industries across the globe.
QuickScrum provided a coach who is accompanying us on continuous basis to establish right Scrum process practices within team. Scrum tool and the agile methodology helps the team to improve the productivity of the organization.
We are able to see the domino effect,
- More clarity in requirements by proper story grooming
- Estimation and planning has improved
- Completion of stories
- Improved product quality
- Proper utilization of resources