The Agile approach has reached a very strong position in the project management landscape by lowering risk and accelerating value delivery for development projects.
Result-oriented managers who decided to generate value from their projects iteratively have already opted for Agile. Whether you have already gone for it or are considering doing so, we can provide you with experts in the Agile principles and the SCRUM methodology to coordinate your development projects. They can facilitate team collaboration through Agile and quality management that will increase the value of products.
Software development teams were not delivering as expected. Their methods and best practices had to be challenged.
Solution / Analysis of activities, skills, and roles of the various teams. Improvement proposals. Shadowing and coaching.
Outcome / Leaner way of working, rationalised processes, and optimal distribution of roles and responsibilities.
The customer had never worked in an Agile mode and was looking for a way to develop innovations with minimum investments.
Solution / Training and implementation of best practices such as short iterations and continuous user feedback.
Outcome / Increased maturity in software development. The exploratory approach has maximised value obtained from minimal efforts.
IT engineering team were struggling to meet customers’ needs.
Solution / A user-centric approach, favouring prioritised user stories over functional requirements.
Outcome / Approach deployed at wider scale. Eased understanding between business and IT development teams.
Change management and transition management are complementary disciplines. Transition management is about reshaping IT within organisations in a way that is as smooth as possible for the business departments. Change management is a rising practice aimed at making it possible for organisations to get the expected benefits from projects and more. It eases the adoption of change by staff and by the organisation before, during, and after projects.
We are experienced in both practices and we provide managers with sustained and significant support at strategic level as well as at staff levels. Acting on processes, people, and tools, our experts can drive your tactical and operational projects in areas such as setting up new workflows, designing interfaced software, training, coaching, and adoption of change by users. They can support you through the whole change management in your entity or group.
Transfer IT engineering and IT support activities to a 3rd-part supplier without impacting the service levels agreed with the business departments.
Solution / Coordinated setup of an IT service management process and tooling interfaces. Detailed designing and testing of highly critical activities all along the process value chains.
Outcome / Bridges between companies were designed, built, tested, and implemented. The quality of IT services was kept up while costs were saved.
Transform a large and complex organisation. Change roles, responsibilities, activities, and habits of hundreds of people. Ensure adoption of the new modus operandi.
Solution / Early and continuous involvement of a representative group of users in the definition and validation of new work practices. Management and support of the operational adoption and aftercare.
Outcome / Change project delivered on time, on budget, and on quality. Change agents empowered. In-depth strategic changes and yearly savings of several million Euros.
Sound Project Portfolio Management (PPM) implies taking both organisation characteristics and enterprise architecture into account, in order to efficiently support the corporate strategy.
EURA NOVA's tailored approach helps your organisation build its own PPM roadmap, considering the added value of the PPM capabilities, and the Project Management maturity level of your company.
To make your PPM framework match your corporate goals, EURA NOVA’s PPM experts can provide you with support in the first runs of your PPM activities. This will ease the adoption of best practices by the Project Management Office (PMO) and the transfer of knowledge to your teams.
Enhance governance and maximise value delivered from entreprise investments.
Solution / Deployment and run of demand management process and IT portfolio status follow-up.
Outcome / Better fit between portfolio mix and corporate strategy. Gain in efficiency with rational budget allocation and prioritisation.
Improve reporting and control of topmanagement over a large strategic program.
Solution / Reporting standardisation. Aggregated view on projects statuses, budgets, costs, and benefits.
Outcome / Predictability increase. Decision making supported by tangible and consistant information.
Level up projects success rate without top management spending too much energy in follow-up.
Solution / Status reporting process implementation and setup of management by exception at portfolio level.
Outcome / Optimal ratio between effort and impact of top management involvment. Full portfolio coverage, management by exception.
Reduce projects bottlenecks in several IT teams. Increase predictability for client and delivery teams.
Solution / Root cause analysis. Identification of priorities and dependencies. Optimal budget allocation, staff capacity, and projects workloads.
Outcome / Less bottlenecks, faster deliveries, and simplified communication between project managers, finance team, and technical teams.
Increase knowledge and skills of the IT PMO team.
Solution / Management by example, coaching, and knowledge transfer.
Outcome / Higher involvement of team members, increased service level.