What Does Agile Mean in the Job Market?

Arras People

There are many flavours of Agile, you may have heard of SCRUM, Kanban, Lean, Lean Startup, Extreme Programming to name but a few! Agile processes promote sustainable development. What does Agile mean? And how on earth do we distinguish this in the job market?

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Self-organization is a progression not a transaction

Kiron Bondale

And enterprise governance policies lean towards favoring compliance with process over satisfaction of control objectives. A highly touted good practice for project teams is that they should be self-organized.

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7 Signs the Status Quo Isn’t Working for Your Business


It’s the difference between a business that is doing OK, to one that is targeting real sustainable success. Let’s say you have a lean-and-mean startup that makes it big. Collaboration is key to getting great work done, but that’s harder to sustain as businesses grow.

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Enough of Scrum Already


Scrum, despite its definition by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland as “a framework for developing and sustaining complex products” [1] , has a distinct set of rules.


How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

XP, scrum, lean, etc.) Second, the use of lean and agile tools and methodologies beyond IT, software and manufacturing. Visual, lean tools that truly engage all team members are going to become essential in 2018. Lean in a little more to the opportunities before you.

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22 Manufacturing Conferences to Attend in 2018


The ManuChem Strategies conference brings together over 150 production, SCM, & engineering leaders who are responsible for process optimization, lean manufacturing, and business strategy in their companies. This year’s Summit creates an opportunity to examine key case studies around how workforce management, lean manufacturing, process improvement, and automation are being rolled out in the world’s best facilities. Lean Manufacturing.

A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

A Complex Systems Perspective of Risk Mitigation and Modeling in Development and Acquisition Programs,” Roshanak Rose Nilchiani, Naval Postgraduate School, Thirtieth Annual Acquisition Research Symposium, April 30, 2016. 3, 2016. 80, 2016. 798-814, 2016. November 2016.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

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My story on project management is as follows – I was assigned a project back in 2016, which seemed like a regular project at the start. PRiSM (Projects integrating Sustainable Methods). If you’re a fan of sustainability, this is the method for you.

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The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017


Summary: Discusses some of the issues with lean startup operations including a lack of clarity of key value proposition, issues with goal prioritization, and scope creep.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Modeling Negative User Stories is Risky Business,” Pankaj Kamthan and Nazlie Shahmir, 2016 IEEE 17th International Symposium on High Assurance Systems Engineering. Risk Management and Reliable Forecasting using Un-Reliable Date,” Troy Magennis, Lean Kanban , Central Europe, 2014.

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