Le Temps: Staying reactive thanks to Agile

SCRUM expert Cyril Louis explains how Agile methodologies, like those used at blue-infinity, benefit both employees and clients in project delivery, in this article from LE TEMPS

Scrum expert Cyril Louis explains how Agile methodologies, like those used at blue-infinity, benefit both employees and clients in project delivery, in this article from LE TEMPS

blue-infinity, with 400 employees, switched to using [Agile] methodologies six years ago. "The customer is consulted much more as opposed to the traditional 'Waterfall' method" [a sequential process in which the product passes through distinct phases of development before delivery to the client] says Cyril Louis, Lead Consultant at blue-infinity. "Before Scrum was adopted, it was important to understand and accept the methodology’s standard."

The Scrum methodology that blue-infinity employs is based on intensive collaboration between developers and clients throughout the project lifecycle. “This enables quicker delivery of the product, to which we progressively add new functionalities. In his way we avoid the tunnel effect [of the Waterfall methodology], thus reducing the gap between [client] expectations and what we deliver.

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Cyril Louis
Cyril Louis

10+ years experience in IT and 8+ years experience in CRM as Pre-Sales Manager, Engagement Manager, Project Manager, Senior Business Analyst & Product Manager // Project Management: Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Certified ScrumMaster.