Top 10 Lean/ Kanban Books for IT, Software and Knowledge Work!

Digite

hours, Published February 2nd, 2011 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform). This book comprehensively describes the underlying principles that create Flow and facilitate Lean Product Development processes, principles that have produced 5x to 10x improvements, even in mature processes. 31 pages, ET to read: 50 min, Published July 19th, 2012 by Lean-Kanban University). Scrumban and Other Essays on Kanban Systems for Lean Software Dev. Are you new to Kanban?

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Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

Leading Answers

“Software is eating the world” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. Agile Project Management Leadership Lean NoProjects Teams Warning SignsSeven years on, the trend continues, and project managers are also on the menu. The next generation of project managers face new challenges.

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Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

Leading Answers

“ Software is eating the world ” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. Agile Project Management Leadership Lean NoProjects Teams Warning SignsSeven years on, the trend continues, and project managers are also on the menu. The next generation of project managers face new challenges but also new opportunities as organizations undergo a major transformation. Software is becoming omnipresent, it is embedded and integral to all industries.

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Kanban to manage Complex/ Quick Moving Situations

Digite

Starting in 2007 when we moved from being a waterfall shop to 2011 when we adopted Kanban, we have ourselves mastered a number of challenges that the question above presents. Everyday Kanban agile DevOps Kanban Lean Project Management Scrum Scrumban Visual Project Management VisualizationIs this you? That is, does the question below, which I answered on a technical forum recently, describe a situation you might be facing or may have faced in the past?

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Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

Leading Answers

“ Software is eating the world ” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. Agile Project Management Leadership Lean NoProjects Teams Warning SignsSeven years on, the trend continues, and project managers are also on the menu. The next generation of project managers face new challenges but also new opportunities as organizations undergo a major transformation. Software is becoming omnipresent, it is embedded and integral to all industries.

Overview of my year 2020 book reviews

Henny Portman

2020 was again an extremely fruitful book review year. I wrote around 50 book reviews including 16 corresponding quick reference cards and several personal insights, and views on specific topics in the field of project, program and portfolio management. My own books, whitepapers and articles.

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Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

Practices for Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Large, Multisite, and Offshore Product Development with Large-Scale Scrum , Craig Larman and Bas Vodde, Addison Wesley, 2010. Scaling Lean & Agle Development: Thinking and Organizational Tools for Large-Scale Scrum , Craig Larman and Bas Voode, Addison Wesley, 2008. The estimating of software development is both straightforward and complex.

What Type Of Motivation Moves Your Team?

Bridge the Gap Consulting

The half marathon I’ve run every year since 2011 was initially postponed from May to August 29th. Understand one’s not better than the other despite which direction you lean.

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Book of the Month

Herding Cats

Kinscher, a white paper in the "Lean Product Development for Practitioners" series at MIT, 2011. Program Management and Systems Engineering are two critical processes for the success of any product or project development endeavor. Programs are mechanisms for implementing the core strategy of an organization to maximize the value and benefits for the business, clients, stakeholders, and society.

Top Solutions to Project Failure – Epicflow Research Part 2

Epicflow Blog

Merrow (Wiley, 2011), recommended by Giorgio Locatelli , an Associate Professor of Infrastructure Procurement and Management at the University of Leeds. Here are links to the surveys we conducted, where you can find even more useful insights: Discussion in Agile and Lean Software Development. We all dream of reaching maximum success with our teams and projects, even though project failure is common.

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

Nobel Approaches & Practical Applications, AIT 2011. Generalized Agile Estimation Method,” Shilpa Bhalerao and Maya Ingle, Proceeding of the International Conference on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology 2011. Using Function Points in Agile Projects,” Celio Andrade Santana, Fabiana Leoneo, Alexandre Marcos Lins de Vasconcelos, and Cristine Gusmao, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Agile Processes in Software Engineering, May 2011.

The 10 Best Productivity Blogs to Read in 2019

nTask

Besides being the user’s favorite project management tool, nTask strongly leans on increasing productivity through various insightful blog posts. The Digital Project Manager is run by Ben Aston and his team – it was found in 2011. Productivity blogs & other related content gained infamy with the advent of the internet. Things were a little different several decades ago; the management formula was old; people truly believed in the “Just Do It” mantra.

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This Is How I work- Siddharta Govindaraj

Stepping Into Project Management

He was nominated for the Brickell Key award in 2011, an award given by the Lean Software Systems Consortium for recognizing achievements in the lean-agile industry and also a Fellow of the Lean Systems Society. Lean Change Management by Jason Little. I met Jason at the Lean Kanban conference in 2011.

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Agile Transformation – Success Factors part 2

Scrum.org

In modern, Agile or Lean organizations, the customers, employees and value delivered, is the most important concern. [3]. Nexus) or other Agile or Lean frameworks, were enacted in an empirical way. Liker, The Toyota Way to Lean Leadership, 2011

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

5, September/October 2011. 1, 2011. A Simulation-Based Risk Network Model for Decision Support in Project Risk Management,” Chao Fang and Franck Marle, in Decision Support Systems , Elsevier, 2011. A Simulation-Based Risk Network Model for Decision Support in Project Risk Management,” Chao Fang and Franck Marle, Decision Support Systems , Elsevier, 2011. “A Khadaka, and Dan Melamed, AACE International , National Capital Section, March 17, 2011.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

Story Point Estimating,” Richard Carlson, ALEA, Agile and Lean Associates, 2013. October 2011. A Planning Poker Tool for Supporting Collaborative Estimation in Distributed Agile Development,” Fabio Calefato and Filippo Lanubile, ICSEA 2011, The Sixth International Conference on Software Engineering Advances. “An 2011). Wetzel, Society of Cost Estimating and Analysis – International Society of Parametric Analysts, 22 December 2011, pp 41-63. 2011). “A

A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

5, September/October 2011. 1, 2011. A Simulation-Based Risk Network Model for Decision Support in Project Risk Management,” Chao Fang and Franck Marle, in Decision Support Systems , Elsevier, 2011. A Simulation-Based Risk Network Model for Decision Support in Project Risk Management,” Chao Fang and Franck Marle, Decision Support Systems , Elsevier, 2011. “A Khadaka, and Dan Melamed, AACE International , National Capital Section, March 17, 2011.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Risk Management and Reliable Forecasting using Un-Reliable Date,” Troy Magennis, Lean Kanban , Central Europe, 2014. Risk-informed decision-making in the presence of epistemic uncertainty,” Didier Dubois, Dominique Guyonnet, International Journal of General Systems , Taylor & Francis, 2011, 40 (2), pp. 2011. “ Pesotskaya, 7 th Central and Eastern European Software Engineering Conference, 2011. “A November 2011.

Product Discovery Anti-Patterns Leading to Failure

Scrum.org

In the attempt to fill Scrum’s product discovery void, product delivery organizations regularly turn to other agile frameworks like lean UX, jobs-to-be-done, lean startup, design thinking, design sprint—just to name a few. TL; DR: Product Discovery Anti-Patterns.

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Interview with Siddharta Govindaraj

Stepping Into Project Management

Today we interview Siddhartha Govindraj, who specializes in Lean/Agile processes for software development. He has also contributed in the book "Beyond Agile: Tales of Continuous Improvement" published by Modus Cooperandi Press, Feb 2013 and Published in the March 2011 issue of the Cutter IT Journal on "Use of Kanban in Distributed Offshore Environments".

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In-Depth: What a Social Systems Perspective Teaches us About Change

Scrum.org

In the following century, it would give rise to modern-day practices like lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and Gantt-charts. This research has deep ramifications for how we understand what motivates our behavior and that of others (Ross, Nisbett & Gladwell, 2011). 2011).

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The Kanban perspective on Teams

Scrum.org

If you look at the definition of Kanban or Lean, you wouldn't find teams anywhere there. I initially wrote about this topic back in 2011. To Team or not to Team? The comparison between Kanban and Scrum obviously comes up often when we're talking to teams, especially in the context of Professional Scrum with Kanban. While they are more similar than many practitioners realize, one key difference is the perspective on Teams. .

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Lean & Test Driven Development (TDD) – 11%. earned an average of 16% more (approximately $14,500 ) than their non-credentialed peers in 2011. [6]. Need up-to-date facts and figures for a project management report, article, or infographic? Browse this collection of project management statistics collected from studies and reports from the past five years. The data and statistics below are sorted into categories so you can quickly skim to find the information you need.

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53 Best Project Management Software Solutions for Your Team

Workzone

Proofhub is an all-in-one project planning software that was launched in 2011. . Pros: Highly customizable, JIRA can support Scrum, Lean, or Kanban project methods. There are over 400 project management software solutions on the market, as of April 2020, according to Software Advice. And the market is expected to grow by more than 10% per year , on average, for at least the next five years. That’s an overwhelming number of options to sift through!