Building a software—or managing any kind of project, for that matter—can quickly become a pretty stressful tangle of tasks that don’t have seem to have any significance in the bigger picture. Many businesses are too excited to build that they don’t spend enough time in the planning phase to decide on a clear process for everyone to follow. That often results in every member doing busy work that doesn’t even matter.
On the other hand, still many businesses spend too much time planning every little detail… and then failing at the execution phase. These sound familiar? To keep things simple, you should organize your team’s tasks into four main phases: Planning, Deployment, Testing, and finally, Maintenance. Check out the infographic below for a close-up of what happens in each phase.