The advantage of using SCRUM methodology

SCRUM forms a part of the agile software development framework that helps organizations with their technology product development. Having a simple framework, Scrum was originally used for the software development products, but now, most of the companies and organizations make use of this software framework for their complex and innovative projects.

The advantage of using SCRUM methodology

Scrum, as a whole, provides a flexible development strategy, which is required mainly in the field of product development and maintenance, as the customer’s requirements and expectations are considered to be volatile. Rather than following the traditional mode of strategies and sequential development process, Scrum is able to provide the freedom of changing the software terms and the development process based on the requirements of the customers.

Benefits of using SCRUM methodology

SCRUM methodology is able to provide certain benefits for the teams, companies and their products and services, along with providing assistance for the individuals. Being an empirical software strategy, these benefits of Scrum will help you understand its function.

  • Improved quality of product development

Using Scrum enables you to generate the required methodology for developing the complex products in the simple way. The software team receives real time input and feedback from the customers and using this, they are able to constantly update the system as and when required. This provides room for improvement of the product quality on an immediate basis.

  • Faster delivery of projects

Compared to the traditional methodologies, Scrum is able to complete and deliver the projects about 40% faster to the customers. As just in time and real time updates are provided as the project is in progress, every change that requires to be done is executed immediately after the tester gets the information.

The advantage of using SCRUM methodology

  • High return of investment

This happens to be a continuation of the previous advantage of Scrum offering delivering projects in decreased time to market. Few defects that you encounter might cost your heavily, but the same can be remunerated easily. If there is a failure about to happen, it takes place in a fast rate, giving you the opportunity to save up on the cost you require to fix the damage.

  • Building team characteristics

Being a self-managed form of software development system, Scrum provides a chance for the members in the team to be creative and be hands-on throughout the project. Decisions are taken by every individual on the team, thereby giving them self-sufficiency in doing the work.

  • Generate required data

When using Scrum, the required metrics and the data for calculating the time and cost for the project and for taking other decisions are provided as and when required. Unlike other software systems generating the irrelevant data along with the relevant metrics, Scrum is able to distinguish and provide the developers the required information for completing the project.

The advantages that you can see while using Scrum methodology for product development has now made it one of the efficient and flexible software available in the market for developing and completing complex projects.

GoodWorkLabs Working Model

GoodWorkLabs has a unique way to help companies build new products and enter the market. We only take few select customers at one point in time and fairly dedicate our entire time on building one product.

There are two aspects to build the product –

#1. Product Consulting

#2. Product Delivery


#1. Product Consulting involves the product requirements refining, defining the product priorities, identifying right technology, building a good UX model, speaking to clients to get feedback and finding right talent to work on the particular deliverables. Here we take over the role of a Product Owner and define user stories for every sprint, and make sure they are done according to the set standards.

One of the primary objective of the Product Owner is to save cost and quickly get the product built. For example, is it possible to use Sencha or PhoneGap framework and bring out iPhone and Android version at once? This will cut our development cost significantly. But what will be the long term impact? What is the trade off? Such inputs are never given by typical services companies, because they want to increase the billing.

The consulting aspect is absolutely required for the success of the product and it will ensure you save time/cost in product delivery.


#2. Product Delivery – Here we will work with the tech architects to come up with effort estimates and timelines. Also the budget for the team monthly against the deliverables. We want to help you with quick iterations (with sprints) and working models for you to showcase it to your customers to win business. We have an excellent team of software developers, UX/UI designers, architects and business analysts who are the best at what they do. We ensure your product will be top-notch and your customers will love it.

The third step would be to build a team and move out, whenever you want us to. This is something we have successfully done for number of companies, so we can do it for you. This is significant different from other services companies who work on piece meal projects and get out after delivering without understanding the customer go-to market and long term requirements.

GoodWorkLabs’s objective is to hand hold product development from scratch to go-to-market and beyond.

Take a look at our technology services – we work on mobile apps, software products, enterprise solutions, CMS/web projects and anything that need cool and solid tech.

Get in touch with us now to discuss about your product or technology needs.

The Advantages of Agile Software Development

Agile software development is a software development method based on iterative and incremental development, where requirements and solutions evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams.

There are many agile frameworks and they all follow the following statements of value:

  • We value individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
  • We value working software [or any product] over comprehensive documentation.
  • We value customer collaboration over contract negotiation.
  • We value responding to change over following a plan.

At GoodWorkLabs, we always follow Agile Methodologies of SCRUM and Extreme Programing for all our projects. It gives our customers a number of benefits that include quick time-to-market window, saving costs building only essential features to go to market, control of the roadmap and ability to change the direction of the project every sprint, measure quality at the end of every sprint, better risk management because you see a potential deployable product every sprint and so on.

Here’s a few good articles that help you understand more about agile and the key benefits.

1. 10 good reasons to use agile methods.

2. Benefits of agile development

3. What is Agile?


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