Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story

MPUG

Agile PPM & Project. One of the key investment areas was Agile. Over the next year, we will continue to see significant releases from MS Project all designed to provide a new and improved user experience, as well as Agile capabilities for advanced to non-sophisticated Project users.

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Taxonomy & KM

Knowledgeline

the benefits when we are talking agility, awareness and efficiencies in communication - but they are there for the taking. The distinction between an ontology and taxonomy is subtle and often difficult to grasp. When I first started in KM, taxonomies were hot, hot,but there has been a downplay with time - perhaps in line with loweremphasis on explicit knowledge repositories? Now I find very few clients who are willing to 'invest' in a.

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Cycling to knowledge

Knowledgeline

Being agile, willing to alter course, evaluating conditions and going with the flow, has proven to be useful for survival, speeding innovation and building resilience - but can it also improve intelligence and result in greater knowledge formation? What do we really know about those knowledge practices that involve a strong cyclic component?

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Route to Enterprise Scale Agility

Digite

Competitiveness in the age of digital disruption requires businesses to achieve agility at scale – not in select projects and portfolios alone, but across functions, across the business. The approaches to achieving enterprise-wide agility are keenly debated.

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What is Agile Project Management? (and how to implement it)

EasyProjects

What is Agile Project Management? . That is precisely what agile project management is – taste testing the stew at various points to ensure that it’s tasting the way it should. Agile Project Management Defined. How effective is Agile? What are the benefits of Agile?

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The Value of Your Work has Echoes

Leading Agile

In 2006, Pixar released Cars , which features Cadillac Ranch. . Agile Community Agile Management Agile Project Manager Project Management ValueI work with some really smart people. On a regular basis, they create and do things that challenge and inspire me.

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The Agile Origins of Project Management 2.0

Wrike

In my previous post that was also cross posted on CloudAve, I brought up the topic of enterprise agility. Less agile teams are 360% more likely to miss millions of dollars in lost opportunities. Agile Management Essentials. It increases innovation, team productivity and agility.

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What’s in your backlog?

Leading Answers

For agile teams, backlogs represent their To-Do list of work. I wrote about these ideas when I started blogging in 2006 as Risk Profile Graphs. In 2012 I presented some Collaborative Games for Risk Management at the Agile 2012 Conference and PMI Global Conference. 

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Is Your Software Development Team a Well-Oiled Machine?

Leading Agile

I was serving as the Scrum Master and technical coach for a certain development team back in 2006. ” They wanted to invoke one of the ancient rituals of old-style agile development, and “vote her off the island.”

Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Elizabeth Harrin is the creator of A Girl’s Guide to Project Management which she started in 2006. His passions are Agile, project management methodologies, and PMOs.

The 5 Best Free Smartsheet Alternatives of 2019

nTask

Introduced in 2006, with a major redesign in 2010, the platform serves as a single systematic and flexible solution for all the task management needs of a team. Considered a #1 software chosen by agile teams for software development, Jira makes a pretty strong contender for Smartsheet.

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Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

Here are some resources that will provide guidance to produce credible software development estimates, in both traditional and agile domains. While some have publication dates that may seem old, the principles in these books are immutable, even for agile projects. Software Sizing, Estimation, and Risk Management: When Performance is Measured Performance Improves , Daniel Galaorath and Michael Evans , Auerbach, 2006.

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Agile Project Management (#APM). Agile Software Development (#ASD). Integrating Agile and Earned Value Management (#AEVM). Agile and Earned Value Management Bibliography of papers, books, and thesis (#Biblio). Agile Project Management. Agile Universe , 2002.

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The Myth of Standish Reports - Update Number 2

Herding Cats

The Standish Report is raising its head again in the Agile presentations I've seen recently at conferences. 8, pages 15-16, August 2006. The numbers in the report are still being used by "agile thought leaders" to establish the basis for their proffered solutions.

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Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

Elizabeth Harrin is the creator of A Girl’s Guide to Project Management which she started in 2006. His passions are Agile, project management methodologies, and PMOs.

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to estimate software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Cost Modeling Agile Software Development,” Maarit Laanti and Petri Kettunen, International Transactions on Systems and Applications, Volume 1 Number 2, pp.

Ten Trends in Project Management Recruitment in the UK

Arras People

Project practitioners are confused about whether to pursue new Agile based qualifications. The Age Regulations that came into effect in 2006 still has little impact. Agile, should I or not?

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Microsoft Project Alternatives for 2020

Binfire

Support Agile methods. SmartSheet- Was established in 2006 to create a task management application that is similar to Microsoft excel. . Support for Agile Method. ?. ?. ?. ?. Microsoft project has been around forever.

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

There's been a rash of conjectures about all kinds of bad business, project, and software development (agile and traditional) management ideas of late. We develop these reference classes using Agile Function Points. Or the companion quote from an Agile thought leader.

DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

There's been a rash of conjectures about all kinds of bad business, project, and software development (agile and traditional) management ideas of late. Or the companion quote from an Agile thought leader. maybe a read of the resources of Estimating Agile Software Development may help.

Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

Review on Traditional and Agile Cost Estimation Success Factor in Software Development Project,” Zulkefli Mansor, Saadiah Yahya, Noor Habibah Hj Arshad, International Journal on New Computer Architectures and Their Applications (IJNCAA) 1(3): 942–952. Software effort estimation terminology: The tower of Babel,” Stein Grimstad, Magne Jørgensen, Kjetil Moløkken-Østvold, Information and Software Technology 48 (2006) 302–310. The ROI of Agile VS. Traditional Methods?

The Trouble with Charts

Herding Cats

This chart is from " The Impact of Agile Quantified.". The final problem, just like the Standish Reports, is that the samples may or may not represent the total population of projects in the agile space. NoEstimates Agile Estimating Governance Management Mathematics Principles

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

There's been a rash of conjectures about all kinds of bad business, project, and software development (agile and traditional) management ideas of late. million euro Agile project.”. 2] " Wronger than Wrong ," Scientific American, November 2006. [3]

A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Event-Based Scheduling , 10 November 2006. Agile Project Management. Agile Software Development for Government Software Intensive System of Systems (SISoS) , Boulder Agile Meetup, 27 July 2016. Integrating Agile with EVM , EVM World, 2013.

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Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects

Herding Cats

Stewart, ACTEX Publications, 2006. Agile Risk Management and DSDM Pocketbook , Alan Moran, IARM. Agile Risk Management and Scrum , Alan Moran, Institute for Agile Risk Management, 2014. Loch, Arnoud DeMeyer, and Michael Pich, Wiley, 2006.

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Project Management, Performance Measures, and Statistical Decision Making

Herding Cats

Schedule Estimation and Uncertainty Surrounding the Cone of Uncertainty, Todd Little, IEEE Software , May/June 2006. There is a current rash of suggestions on how to improve the performance of software projects.

Cone of Uncertainty - Revisited

Herding Cats

We're writing two chapters in an upcoming Project Management Book, with a working title, The Gower Handbook of Project Performance for Agile, Waterfall and Everything in Between , edited by Mark Phillips.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to assess risks, their impacts, and handling strategies for software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. México, 1 al 3 de Febrero de 2006. Webster, Defence Management Network, 14 September 2006.

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Build Awesome: RoR Devs Wanted

LiquidPlanner

In 2006 I left a great gig at Expedia to start LiquidPlanner with a fellow Expedia colleague, Charles Seybold. Humble Beginnings.

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Reading List for the Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Little [8] makes the claim that agile methods don't follow the Cone - that is the uncertainty doesn't reduce as the project proceeds. Schedule Estimation and Uncertainty Surrounding the Cone of Uncertainty," Todd Little, IEEE Software , May/June 2006.

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Wrike Review- 10 facts you should know

Binfire

Wrike was funded in 2006 by Andrew Filev and has locations in California, Ireland, and Russia. . The application does not support Agile and Hybrid methods adequately. Binfire supports Agile, Hybrid, and Waterfall project management methods.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. México, 1 al 3 de Febrero de 2006. Using Velocity, Acceleration, and Jerk to Manage Agile Schedule,” Risk Karen M.

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Asana Alternatives

Binfire

It was founded by Andrew Filev in 2006. Are you plan to use the Agile method ? Asana is a popular to-do list. Even though it lacks some basic project management features it is heavily touted as a proper project management application.

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Microeconomics and Risk Management in Decision Making for Software Development

Herding Cats

By the way, the pure conjecture that agile enables late changing requirements to not have a significant impact on the cost and schedule of the development project is completely lacking any testable evidence outside of personal anecdotes of agile advocates. 3, August 2006, pp.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

This is the motivation for short work intervals found in agile development. . Using the Agile Methodology to Mitigate the Risks of Highly Adaptive Projects,” Dana Roberson and Mary Anne Herndon, 10 th Annual CMMI Technology Conference And User Group , November 5 – 8, 2012, Denver, CO.

Software Cost Accounting

Herding Cats

Agile will come next, but waterfall (and of course the term is no longer allowed in US DOD procurement, but it is an acceptable accounting term), provides the easiest framework for software development cost accounting. So Now What About Agile Development Processes.

An In-Depth Look at the Top 8 Modern Project Management Tools

Paymo App

There are no options for Kanban boards either, so teams used to Agile approaches could struggle. Founded in 2006, Wrike has grown to an international team of around 500 people serving 14,000 companies and over a million users.

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Resources for Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

In “Schedule Estimation and Uncertainty Surrounding the Cone of Uncertainty” (May/June 2006), (the author) expresses some concern about whether uncertainty really does decrease over time. Cone of Uncertainty describes the evolution of the amount of uncertainty during a project.

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Symptoms versus Root Causes

Herding Cats

There is a popular graph showing project performance versus the estimated project performance in " Schedule Estimation and Uncertainty Surrounding the Cone of Uncertainty ," Todd Little, IEEE Software , May/June 2006. .

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Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq

Herding Cats

Agile Estimating and Planning, Prentice-Hall, 2005. [12] Software Sizing, Estimation, and Risk Management, Auer-bach, 2006. [15]Jorgensen, Agile 2008 Conference. [18] The notion of the Cone of Uncertainty has been around for awhile.

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