Agile-similar Approach in Traditional Project Management - A Generalisation of the Crashing Model

Dorota Kuchta, Pierrick L'Ebraly, Ewa Ptaszyńska

Abstract

In numerous industries such as software development there has been increasing pressure on the supplier to provide early results. In this study we propose a method to adapt traditional project scheduling in order to meet early expectations of the client while limiting costs. First we present the philosophy of the agile methodologies in which meetings with stakeholders play an important role. Therefore it is valuable to take them into account in order to develop new models. Based on it we present a proposal of Linear Programing (LP) model which goal is to minimize the crashing cost and maximize customer satisfaction. In our model we distinguish activities that are rewarded (can increase customer satisfaction) if they are completed before certain meetings. What is more, we assume that project’s budget can be modified during meetings. At the end we present an example of using the proposed model.

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Kuchta D., L'Ebraly P. and Ptaszyńska E. (2016). Agile-similar Approach in Traditional Project Management - A Generalisation of the Crashing Model . In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-187-8, pages 318-326. DOI: 10.5220/0005832103180326


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@conference{iceis16,
author={Dorota Kuchta and Pierrick L'Ebraly and Ewa Ptaszyńska},
title={Agile-similar Approach in Traditional Project Management - A Generalisation of the Crashing Model},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2016},
pages={318-326},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005832103180326},
isbn={978-989-758-187-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - Agile-similar Approach in Traditional Project Management - A Generalisation of the Crashing Model
SN - 978-989-758-187-8
AU - Kuchta D.
AU - L'Ebraly P.
AU - Ptaszyńska E.
PY - 2016
SP - 318
EP - 326
DO - 10.5220/0005832103180326