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Traditional project management, also called waterfall project management, is characterized by precise planning and a plan-oriented execution. Deviations in time, costs, and project scope should be kept to a minimum. Typically, the project is subdivided by milestones and executed in project phases.
Traditional project management (waterfall method) is a sequential approach that allows starting the next phase only if all prior stages are completed (i.e., testing, design).
Agile project management is primarily an iterative process that adapts to changes quicker and allows breaking the phases down into small iterations (sprints) for rapid development.
Figure 2 illustrates the work breakdown structure of a traditional project:
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Unclear distribution of roles, lack of communication, late involvement of stakeholders, and insufficient integration into the process and line organization can cause (not only) major projects to fail. With these 10 theses, you can avoid the biggest pitfalls and successfully manage tasks of this scale.
Nowadays, there are many different approaches to how to develop organizations agile. The philosophy is that agile working methods and agile organizational structures should always be striven for and ultimately considered to be "better." As for the so-called "agile transition," the same three observations or points as stated by those involved and affected, should always be mentioned again and again.