EMPLOYEE ORIENTED ECOMMERCE COMPANY OVERCOMES ITS HURDLES OF GOALS, CLARITY, AND RESOURCE UTILIZATION
The client, IndiaNIC, believes in delivering success beyond apps and websites. The 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 games, UI / UX, wearables, the Internet of Things, Cloud Consulting, E-Commerce, Offshore Development centers, and Digital Marketing.
What are your challenges in product delivery?
I have been at 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 the web. We help Small businesses take their business online, reach other markets, and maximize opportunities. We augment our strong history of working with thousands of ideas to build a unique enterprise solution with a rich user experience.
We ought to deliver a quality product on time and within budget. Some of the hurdles we face are,
- Unclear and random requirements
- Unclear targets and a 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 a way out of your problems?
IndiaNIC has a fleet of 700 employees working on more than 600 projects. The challenge is to address our clients needs with fast deliverables and make the progress transparent to them. The answer to this chaos is Agile methodology. Now the question arises: how do I find a tool that adheres to agile? We researched the market for different tools. Quickscrum is one that is user friendly and takes less time to train the team.
Client requirements are delivered in Sprints based on story grooming and task prioritization. The product’s important saleable features are delivered in the first iteration itself. They need not wait to market the product until the end of the project. Customer feedback improves 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 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 to resource allocation and 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 product quality.
reflects expectations about which features will be implemented and when they are completed. It serves as a basis for monitoring progress within the project.
What do you see as the benefits of QuickScrum?
At IndiaNIC, we help our clients develop compelling stories and 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 8,000 projects in diversified industries across the globe.
Quickscrum provided a coach who is accompanying us on a continuous basis to establish the right Scrum process practices within the team. The Scrum tool and the agile methodology help the team improve the productivity of the organization.
We are able to see the domino effect.
- More clarity in requirements is achieved through proper story grooming.
- Estimation and planning have improved.
- Completion of stories
- Improved product quality
- Proper utilization of resources