Project management is an essential part of the data-driven, highly competitive, and fast-paced world of business. But with time the methodology of these tools have been replaced by a visual representation of data.
What makes them different from other existing tools?
Visual representation is not a whole new concept. It has been in use in almost all SaaS business solutions through graphs and reports to help businesses easily see data. However, these graphs lacked interaction and flexibility.
Visual management uses different agile project management approaches to completely visualize your business environment. It improves collaboration among the team members by allowing them to adapt and get better visibility into the work being done.
What are its benefits?
- Visual solutions allow you to work in an industry-specific way which fulfills your business demands instead of following some predefined workflows.
- It is easily customizable, which allows you to see bottlenecks, loops or priorities that are specific to your organization. This helps you in identifying problems and finding instant solutions.
- Due to the flexibility of visual tools, you can easily extract any data of different projects and processes in order to see the ongoing trends and issues.
What future does it hold?
It has redefined the landscape of project management by offering an advanced and engaging resource to help businesses and their employees track everyday tasks.
With improved visibility and customizable workflow setups, these solutions are helping businesses work how they like, as well as providing an innovative approach to track process and identify problems.
Once a team understands the importance of visual management, a common question will arise- whether to go for physical or digital. A physical usually comprises of whiteboards with magnets whereas digital will include a flat-screen monitor hanged up.
The truth is both are workable and have got its own benefits. The main priority should be making of visual tool a part of the flow instead of the nature of the display.