Our Hybrid-Agile Methodology

Complex IT projects require foresight and demonstrated organizational techniques. These projects can also face unexpected challenges that lead to misspent time, an increased budget or other losses that could have been averted with effective planning. To increase efficiency, project teams need solid plans that provide agility, or the ability to react quickly and effectively as a team, when solutions must be implemented. To consistently achieve success, T2 Tech Group™ uses a hybrid methodology that consists of a refined waterfall strategy and an Agile-based execution method. This strategy allows us to map out initial steps, such as time mining and forecasting, and it allows us to flexibly work with unexpected problems as we continuously communicate with our clients and partners.

Understanding PMI and Agile principles

It’s important to understand these two different methodologies, their key differences and how to take advantage of their benefits. Traditionally, the more formal PMI teaches procedure, governance, the ability to manage multiple dependencies, and how to control budget. It’s typically well suited for complex projects with larger teams and requires more upfront planning. It is often referred to as Waterfall because of its sequential, linear phased approach to better manage dependencies. This traditional approach also provides more detail and a higher level of documentation. An Agile project management approach has been adopted and utilized by the software development community where you shift more quickly to execution and spend less time planning. This allows companies to adapt to ever-changing business needs while providing an innovative framework. Agile typically has shorter upfront planning with continuous iterations, reflections and multiple deliveries. Regardless of the methods you have chosen to manage your project, there are three elements to be considered for every project: scope, timeline and resources (budget). Although we consider all three of these to be necessary elements, you must prioritize each.

What Clients Say

“T2 Tech has been a valuable partner since 2012. After completing a detailed assessment of our IT environment, T2 Tech was chosen to lead a nine-month initiative to transform our IT infrastructure and operations. They worked within our financial constraints to provide a solid foundation for our information needs, which allows for future expansion.”

Barbara B. Hines, President & Chief Executive Officer, QueensCare Health Centers

“It has been the ambitious mission of the University of Southern California to build the premier health sciences campus in the country. Upon acquiring the USC University Hospital facility, T2 Tech was selected to assist in the transition of the IT services capability. They demonstrated broad expertise with a complex migration project.”

Mitch Creem, Chief Executive Officer, Keck Hospital of USC

“Mesa Water® selected T2 Tech to develop and implement a long-term IT plan that will provide technological reliability now and into the future in support of the District’s essential role as a provider of drinking water. T2 Tech provides unique expertise guiding industry-leading organizations through IT system upgrades and continues to be a valued advisor as we invest in a strong future.”

Paul E. Shoenberger, General Manager, Mesa Water District
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