More businesses are using cross-functional development teams to remain competitive. Still, these teams are ineffective if the proper strategies aren’t in place to maximize productivity. Building innovative products requires organization and strong communication skills, but that doesn’t mean these qualities are only found in traditional work spaces. By fostering a collaborative environment, IT managers will create the ideal setting for team members to be successful at every phase of development.
Development teams that are cross-functional must work together without becoming disorganized and unstable. Here are some of the best solutions for project managers hoping to make their cross-functional development teams more efficient.
Specialized developers are necessary on a cross-functional dev team, but so are general developers with diverse skills. Both of these developers will fulfill important roles as project managers delegate tasks.
By comparison, specialized developers give a competitive edge to a product by enhancing quality with their knowledge and experience. Fellow team members can also rely on these specialists when needing assistance with extremely specific tasks and complex issues.
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