Agile project management
Agile project management refers to procedures in which the project team has high tolerances in terms of quality, scope, time and costs, and a very high degree of involvement of the client in the creation of the plant is required. Characteristic of Agile project management is the focus on the work to be delivered and the acceptance by the users. On the other hand, business requirements, such as For example, adherence to deadlines, cost-effectiveness or the fulfillment of a specified scope of performance is less or ignored.
There is no common understanding of Agile Project Management. Often it is used as a generic term for various process models in software development such as e.g. Scrum or Extreme Programming. Increasingly, it is also understood as a term for a new way of thinking in project management as opposed to planning-oriented, traditional project management.
The adjective “agile” expresses that the management and control of projects and processes are very dynamic and flexible in order to be able to quickly implement change requests, in particular with regard to the scope of services. “Agile” is the successor term of “light” or “lightweight” and emphasizes the positive aspects of low planning and leadership intensity in favor of rapid implementation, high adaptability and great self-responsibility.