Lean/ Agile Adoption in IT Services

Digite

In my position within Digité, I have often interacted with senior leadership in these organizations about Lean/Agile adoption. Several quarters ago, I started a Lean/Agile transformation journey for an IT service provider with their Leadership team.

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Lean Thinking and the Parable of the Underbrush

Leading Agile

Lean Thinking starts with identifying customer-defined value, and proceeds from there by focusing on ways to maximize the delivery of that value. Take a fresh look at your process from a Lean point of view. Years ago we lived in Ohio.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Would you like to make 2018 a successful year for your projects? What will you be doing in 2018 to have your most successful year ever?

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DIPMF 2018

Leading Answers

I have just returned from the 2018 Dubai International Project Management Forum ( DIPMF ). It traced several techniques back through history and explained how lean, agile, and design thinking approaches share common guidance for building high performing teams.

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What is Lean Project Management? | Video

Online PM Courses

These days, every organization seems to be going Lean. So, what is Lean Project Management, and how does it relate to Agile Project Management? So, what is Lean Project Management? What is Lean Project Management? The post What is Lean Project Management?

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Lean Change Management – 4 Years Later

Agile Coach

A friend of mine asked me on twitter what my 3 main things I’ve learned teaching my Lean Change Agent workshops and what the main takeaways from attendees were. First, How Lean Change Agent Came to Be. how do we use agile, lean startup, and lean tools in change management? (or

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Agile 2018 wrap up

Zen Project Management

He turned the cycle in Lean Startup around and said we should start with Learn. I'm on my way home after spending the week at Agile2018. It's been a great conference. I reconnected with old friends, met some new ones, and attended some great presentations. Monday's keynote was Dom Price (@domprice) from Atlassian. He shared how Atlassian tracked team health via their playbook. One interesting statistic he shared was that 78% of people don't trust their team mates.

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Beyond Startup: The Lean Canvas for Business Development

Leantime - Project Management

Lean is Business Development. Most people are familiar with Lean because of Toyota Manufacturing ; this concept of eliminating waste, increasing efficiency and improving profits was revolutionary in the business world. Move forward in time and Eric Ries made popular the principles of Lean by applying them to starting a business. It shouldn’t stop when you’re done starting up; nor is Lean only for manufacturing.

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How to Score Big Team Wins by Leading Lean | TeamGantt

TeamGantt

See how using a lean approach to leadership can help your team reach their full potential so you can all enjoy bigger success

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Agile 2018 Conference – Unraveling Team Dependencies

Leading Answers

I am excited to be presenting on the Enterprise Agile track at the Agile 2018 conference in San Diego, August 7. Agile Project Management Leadership Lean NoProjects Risk Management Tailoring Approaches Teams Theory of Constraints Travel Warning SignsI have worked with several organizations this year that had issues with work dependencies between teams.

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How to Get Started with Lean Project Management

Teamweek

Lean project management sounds like a brand-new concept when in actuality it’s been around for over 40 years. Now, fortunately for project managers across all sectors, the lean philosophy is more widespread and making a difference in all sectors that value customer service.

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Lean Methodology: Find Out How to Eliminate Waste in Your Management Processes

Runrun.it

The post Lean Methodology: Find Out How to Eliminate Waste in Your Management Processes appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. In this blog, we frequently touch on methodologies that are employed to make management practices more versatile and dynamic. And it’s no wonder: the issues that we cover here tend to focus on trends in technology, and we all know how fast that market is capable of changing. Therefore, these methods gain even more importance […].

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2018 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 2018 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. January to March 2018. Open PM² Conference 2018: Brussels, Belgium, 1-2 February 2018. SPMI Symposium: Singapore, 22-23 March, 2018.

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Agile 2018 Interviews: Day Two

Leading Agile

This year, at Agile 2018, we had a ton of thought leaders from the Agile community stop by the set of SoundNotes to talk about the state of the industry, give us sneak previews of their speaker sessions, and to promote their latest projects/endeavors.

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Agile 2018 Interviews: Day One

Leading Agile

This year, at Agile 2018, we had a ton of thought leaders from the Agile community stop by the set of SoundNotes to talk about the state of the industry, give us sneak previews of their speaker sessions, and to promote their latest projects/endeavors. Linda’s Agile 2018 Sessions.

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Agile 2018 Conference – Unraveling Team Dependencies

Leading Answers

I am excited to be presenting on the Enterprise Agile track at the Agile 2018 conference in San Diego, August 7. Agile Project Management Leadership Lean NoProjects Risk Management Tailoring Approaches Teams Theory of Constraints Travel Warning SignsI have worked with several organizations this year that had issues with work dependencies between teams.

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How Retrospectives Led to Acceptance for Our Lean PPM Process

Meisterplan

At Meisterplan, when we introduced Lean PPM , we simply integrated this element into the process. Want to find out how the Lean PPM approach can be integrated into your business? The post How Retrospectives Led to Acceptance for Our Lean PPM Process appeared first on Meisterplan.

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Four Top Project Management Tools and Services to Check out in May 2018

Brad Egeland

Their offering includes a range project management courses for all skill levels, with specialized courses for beginners, team members, engineers, PMP Certification prep, and methodologies like Agile Scrum and Lean Six Sigma. Are you happy with your current project management software?

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10 New Books to Add to Your 2018 Fall Reading List

LiquidPlanner

We will just have to see in October which tone this book leans toward. The post 10 New Books to Add to Your 2018 Fall Reading List appeared first on LiquidPlanner. I’m not sure when summer got the reputation for being the least stressful time of the year.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

Lean focuses on moving the main goal towards valuable product delivery with fewer resources. The post Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018 appeared first on Paymo. Are you preparing to become a project manager but you don’t know where to start?

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The PM Skills You Can Forget About (And the Ones You Really Need to Know)

LiquidPlanner

But I think it’s more likely to be that business systems today are far more integrated, lean and systemized than ever before. What are the project management skills that you really need to focus on today?

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Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

Lean Six Sigma. Six Sigma has proven itself adept at working with collaborative teams since the year 2000 when it developed into Lean Six Sigma. Since then, Lean Six Sigma has been used in a variety of economic sectors, such as healthcare, finance and supply chain.

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Theory of Constraints: A Guide for Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

How the Theory of Constraints Works with Lean Manufacturing. Both the theory of constraints and lean manufacturing are methods to improve the effectiveness of your project. Lean tools can also help exploit, subordinate and evaluate the constraint with a variety of different techniques.

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The Problem with Story Points

Leading Agile

Agile Specifications Agile Training Agile Transformation Coaching Daily Stand Up Lean Lean Thinking Scaling Agile Scrum Team Transformation User StoriesFor starters, let me just say there’s no problem with story points.

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Scrum or Kanban for Application Support teams?

Digite

Lean/ Kanban Uncategorized agile Kanban Lean Lean Software Development Project Management Scrum Visual Project ManagementRecently, there was an interesting problem posed on a project management discussion board.

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Meisterplan at 2018 PMI Global Conference – Do Your Plans Work?

Meisterplan

The Meisterplan team including Brian , Karoline , Stephan and Christoph were excited to participate at the 2018 PMI Global Conference in Los Angeles earlier this month. We have used those conversations to develop our Lean PPM process. Early in 2018, we created our online community ( The Quest ) in large part to continue those discussions with a wider audience. Try Lean PPM with Meisterplan. The post Meisterplan at 2018 PMI Global Conference – Do Your Plans Work?

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How are your Team Dynamics? (AI-driven Enterprise Agility in action!)

Digite

As a provider of software tools for Lean/ Agile project management, especially with large customers who run large and complex projects for their enterprise customers and have 10s of thousands of users working on our products, we generate a large amount of project performance and delivery data.

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Everything You Need to Know About Six Sigma Certification

ProjectManager.com

This means you have worked with Six Sigma, Lean project management, or any other quality-related projects. Pro-Tip: Take a moment to learn more about the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control (DMAIC) roadmap and Lean Six Sigma by reading this guide for project managers.

What Is SIPOC? How to Use a SIPOC Diagram

ProjectManager.com

Today you’ll find SIPOC as a part of the Six Sigma , Lean manufacturing and business process management disciplines. And today, it’s in use as part of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, or even BPM which is Business Process Management.

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Get Motivated: 10 Motivational Speeches That Will Change Your Life

ProjectManager.com

In this famous speech that launched the Lean In movement, Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg deconstructs the idea of the career ladder.

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Project Management Intuition: Why Some Have It and How You Can Get It

ProjectManager.com

It seems to me that Gladwell’s book leans heavily on the work of research psychologist, Gary Klein. Intuition is an important part of decision making. There’s a reason why we use phrases like “listen to your gut” or “let your heart speak.”

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Pulse of the Profession 2018: The Project Manager of the Future

Inloox

Versatile Manager: has experience with various approaches—waterfall, Scrum, agile, lean, design thinking etc. New technologies bring rapid and continuous change to our workplace. In order to not only react to those but use them to make projects more effective and profitable, project managers need to adapt and keep on learning.

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Scrum With Kanban WIP Limits

Digite

Lean/ Kanban agile Kanban Lean Scrum WIP limit wip limits kanbanThis article is the second in a series of “Kanban and Scrum – Stronger Together”.

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What Can 2018 Tell Us About the Services Industry in 2019?

MavenLink

The services industry saw many changes and trends across 2018 – some expected and others surprising. The ability to predict what 2019 will bring for services organizations can help prepare for the year ahead, but looking back on 2018 is equally important.

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How to Ask for a Raise (and Get One)

ProjectManager.com

While it’s true that business casual tends to lean more toward casual nowadays, dressing appropriately shows respect and professionalism.

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Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

ProjectManager.com

Know when to “lean in” or “lean back.” Sometimes you have to lean in and lean back at the same time, depending on the situation. Number two, some wanna know when do I know when to lean in or lean back?

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The Best Project Management Conferences to Attend in 2018

Wrike

Lucky for you, we’ve collected a list of the best project management conferences for 2018. April 16-18, 2018, Minneapolis, MN. While the conference committee is still accepting proposals for this year’s speakers, past keynote talks have featured Dr. Jeffrey Liker, an expert in Lean Leadership; James Grenning, co-creator of the Agile Software Development Manifesto; and Dr. Alistair Cockburn, co-founder of the International Consortium for Agile.

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Kanban to manage Complex/ Quick Moving Situations

Digite

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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Mining Bitcoins with Your InstantPot: Has Agile Popularity Gone Too Far?

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Events Lean Tailoring Approaches Warning SignsI am excited to be presenting at next week’s PMI-SAC Professional Development Conference on May 2 in Calgary. I am looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting new people at this new format conference.

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Kanban = Continuous Delivery? Not Necessarily

Digite

Lean/ Kanban agile Kanban Lean Lean Software Development Management Release Management ScrumHere’s is a question that I recently answered on a discussion forum –. “My

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