Jharna Software: the Move to Agile Methods Analysis

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Jharna Software: The Move To Agile Methods

1. Create a process map of the software development process described in the Jharna Software case. As we discussed in class, there are many methods available for process mapping. You may use any conventions that you choose. What characteristics of the process is it important to represent? Why?

Ans) Process Map: Attached Appendix 1

With the help of the process map it is easy to understand how the process and the project work is divided in India as well as in US. It is crucial to emphasize the importance of continually comparing the requirements with the customers’ expectations about the final product. The process map should also indicate how the project is initiated with the help of
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So, there is an urgent need to reduce the time spent on working by each employee with the project work. This can be done with the help of introducing a proper software development process and implementing it successfully.

Redesigning the software development process in an effective way helps in solving many problems. Upon asking question about when exactly the redesign is needed, it is quite obvious that in certain conditions where the involvement by the team and the management is sincere yet the difficulties exist and continue to increase even after a good effort on the particular problem. This has been the same situation in the Jharna Software where the company is privileged with good staff yet they face the problem in the integration stage and also they face difficulty with the suggestions or the changes by the customer on their requirement at later stages.

Along the path of the transition by the company from being a heavily people dependent to becoming a more process dependent, it has proved to be more dedicated to implement the latest strategies to continue to stay ahead in the highly competitive market. So, overall they might be able implement the software development process successfully to the full extent to enjoy its benefits and avoid the above said problems.

Overall, the complete redesign can be applied to the software development process which aids in reducing costs, reducing cycle time, improves

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