The Impact of Agile Project Management for Improving Productivity in Information Technology Companies
K. V. V. S. Kumar Varma* (Research Scholar, Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India), P. V. V. Satyanarayana (Assistant Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India) and P. Vijaya Kumar (Programme Director, Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India) *Corresponding author's Email
Kumar Varma, K. V. V. S.; Satyanarayana, P. V. V. and Vijaya Kumar, P. (2019), “The Impact of Agile Project Management for Improving Productivity in Information Technology Companies”, MERC Global’s International Journal of Management, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 152-157.
Submitted: January 11, 2019, Revision received: February 10, 2019, Accepted: February 15, 2019
This paper aims to examine the impact of agile project management with a focus on questions related to the improvement of Productivity, to determine the experience of information technology (IT) professionals in the IT industry. For this purpose, this study enchases its empirical legitimacy by collecting data from 241 respondents in Hyderabad and testing the hypotheses using t-test. It was found that there is an impact on customer satisfaction while implementing Agile methodologies; systemic investigation in IT companies finds that agile is the most preferred framework to be implemented in IT companies; there is a strong empirical evidence which supports that there is an improvement of Productivity while implementing Agile methodologies; and agile is an effective framework that requires further research to investigate it’s further advantages.
Productivity, IT industry, Agile, Agile project management.
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