The Agile Manifesto, Explained

More along the lines of project management, though, is the Agile Manifesto. Agile is a bit of a controversial topic in the field. Either way, agile offers a fast and nimble way to work that first benefited software development before expanding its reach to almost every industry.

Agile 380

What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

These days, it seems like everybody is all about doing things agile. So if a foundation of agile is working fast and changing rapidly and often, while continuing to iterate on the project, what’s the definition of done in agile? How Work is Done in Agile.

Agile 399

How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Would you like to make 2019 a successful year for your projects? I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? What will you be doing in 2019 to have your most successful year ever?

2019 355

Authentic agility avoids burnout

Kiron Bondale

Let’s consider these through the lens of agility. The eighth principle of the Manifesto argues against this: “ Agile processes promote sustainable development. retrospective) feedback loops that we expect with most agile approaches.

Agile 195

Mike Cottmeyer @ Agile & Beyond 2019

Leading Agile

Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile. You’ll need a structured, disciplined Agile Transformation.In

2019 79


Henny Portman

I give a lot of workshops and presentations and in many cases, attendees ask for the ‘silver bullet’ to become agile. It is far too short-sighted to think that you have to implement one agile framework and you achieve agility. Having only agile teams is not enough.

2019 63

Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners


Let’s apply this by thinking of a team of Agile practitioners working on a software product. Retrospectives and intraspectives in Agile development do exactly that. They provide a better understanding and also help us to work sustainably over a long period.

Agile 91

Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story


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.

Agile 91

Agile Project Management Principles


In the project management and software development fields, Agile project management principles realized and practiced. . Companies are making huge investments in Agile and DevOps tools and training. The benefits of Agile are well known. the facilitator of the Agile team.

Agile 78

Practical Simplification in Agile

Leading Agile

Once we’ve implemented X, we’re Agile. It’s all or nothing; either you’re fully Agile, or you’re nowhere. Only One Step to becoming Agile? how to manage funding in an agile way. We humans like to simplify complicated things.

Agile 114

The Agile Fluency model

Henny Portman

The Agile Fluency model, developed by Diana Larsen and James Shore in 2012 and substantially updated in 2018, is a framework to help teams understand their current position and to help them develop an individual road map. Delivering teams deliver on the market cadence (agile sustainability).

Agile 65

Mike Cottmeyer, Live, at TriAgile 2019

Leading Agile

Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile. Agile Transformation | Mike Cottmeyer from LeadingAgile

2019 79

Mike Cottmeyer at Innovate Virginia 2019

Leading Agile

Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile. Agile Transformation @ Innovate Virginia from LeadingAgil

2019 77

Agile NXT Future Friday retrospect

Henny Portman

Friday May 10, 2019, I was one of the 40 participants of the first Agile NXT Future Day conference organized by Xebia. The first session – Why the Agile “Fixed-Team” Dogma is Wrong (Laïla Nouijeh & Laurens Bonnema) was somewhat controversial.

Agile 64

Mike Cottmeyer at TriAgile 2019

Leading Agile

Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile. Agile Transformation | Mike Cottmeyer from LeadingAgile

2019 62

How Leaders Create Agile Organizations w/ Lee Wiesehuegel

Leading Agile

Lee Wiesehuegel is a Managing Consultant at LeadingAgile where he helps organizations incorporate an Agile approach by transforming how they work. Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition by Lyssa Adkins. Agile

Agile 72

Mike Cottmeyer at Innovate Virginia 2019

Leading Agile

Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context. Doesn’t mean you’ll automatically begin reaping the benefits of Agile.

2019 74

Our Top 10 Project Trends for 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Here are our 10 project predictions to watch out for in 2019: Disruptive Technologies Will Continue Their Trajectory. Agile Rises from the Tech Store to the Top Floor. Agile has emerged from an IT methodology to one that can be applied throughout the organisation – even at the very top.

2019 56

Deciphering Agile Project Management


What are the differences between Agile and Kanban (and when should you use each)? With so much hype around Agile, it can be confusing to decipher some of the jargon; Kanban, Scrum, SAFe - there’s a lot to keep up with! Let’s start with the difference: Agile is style of project management that focuses on continuous evolution and improvement. What is important to note here is Kanban is not an alternative to Agile, rather a framework to complete Agile work.

Agile 60

How to use Agile Principles to Transform your Business?


The high-end companies use an agile approach in their project management. To me, being “agile” translates to adopting the right tools, processes, and a mindset of being nimble and delivering value as quickly and as often as reasonably possible.

Agile 63

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


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?

Agile 64

5 Kaizen Principles That Underpin the Methodology

But is there a unifying theory of improvement, and if so, can it be sustained? Kaizen, like a lean or agile approach, works with iterations. We all want to improve, or we should. Complacency might feel good in the moment, but that moment quickly passes. Don’t be left behind.

2019 354

How to Handle Digital Transformation Pain Points

Epicflow Blog

The experience of top companies says it all: digitalization helps them become more agile, teaches them how to adapt to constant changes in customer demand, and teaches them to be more flexible.

2019 101

4 Awesome Teamwork Examples for Agile Teams


Professionals do not come with a manual so how should Agile teams work in collaboration? What may seem like a completely different ballgame, if studied closely, just may be able to teach Agile teams a thing or two.

2012 104

Review AGILE NXT – New Insights for Agile Performance Management

Henny Portman

This is XEBIA’s second edition of AGILE NXT (see AGILE NXT for the first edition). This time you get approximately twenty articles to bring you up to speed with new insights for agile performance management. Diamond Agile: Measuring What’s Meaningful (by Frank Verbruggen).

Agile 60

What is the Difference Between Agile vs Waterfall?

TrustRadius Project Management

*This article has been updated on February 21, 2019 based on new research conducted by the TrustRadius team*. The two main development methodologies are the waterfall methodology and the agile methodology. 81% said their organization uses the agile methodology instead.

Agile 84

Ask the Expert: Andy Jordan - Agile Portfolio Management Edition


On a recent KeyedIn webinar, Agile Portfolio Management - The Secret Sauce to Sustainable Business Growth , featuring guest presenter and industry expert, Andy Jordan , we received some burning questions from attendees regarding the topic of agile portfolio management. With a more strategic approach, organizations can embrace agile portfolio management elements that will allow them to adapt quicker to change based on a strategically driven objectives and requirements.

2019 60

Why Choose Agile Project Management Software for Mobile App Development Projects?

ProProfs Project Management

One of the most effective ways is to adopt the ‘Agile Methodology.’ Before we go any further, let’s first understand the agile methodology in brief. And then, discuss why we need agile mobile app development. What Is Agile Methodology?

Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s Agile Series Part 1 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone and welcome to today’s MPUG training series, part one, Understanding and Incorporating Agile Project Management. And what we’re going to do is talk about the disciplines today, talking about how and where Microsoft’s going, what are some of the advantages of using agile.

There can be only one (and it is not YOUR project)!

Kiron Bondale

Here are just a few of the challenges with managing such projects: Getting and sustaining senior leadership commitment and support is going to be much more difficult. Project Management agile project management improving project management Risk management team building

2019 195

Announcing the book “97 Things every Scrum practitioner should know”

Gunther Verheyen

During the fall of 2019, I got totally consumed (and sometimes drained and overwhelmed) by an exciting new Scrum book project. By the end of August 2019, we decided to get started. December 2019. Agile Boeken Books Scrum 97 Things Practitioner


What leaders need to know about Agile

Agile Advice

To understand why so many people around the world have adopted Agile as their first and foremost guide to improvement, we must first look at why leadership has been failing us in the first place. What purpose then does Agile serve to help us with this task of getting better and why should you, as a leader, care? In short, being Agile, thinking in an Agile way allows us to be transparent and honest, learning from our mistakes without fear of retribution and scorn.

Agile 48

Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?


The Scrum meeting is an essential part of every project’s management, especially one following Agile methodology. Agile based projects realize a high ROI, as the time to market is decreased. Articles agile project management scrum scrum meeting


The Toyota flow system

Henny Portman

The Toyota Flow System (TFS , developed by Nigel Thurlow, Professor John Turner, and Brian Rivera, 2019 ) can be described as a system of patterns, practices and techniques to enable organizations and institutions to achieve desired outcomes in a complex world. Agile English Post framework

Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas


These include realizing Agile-at-scale, embracing the changing world of work, and creating an innovation culture. See Cambia’s presentation at the Ignite 2019 conference here. We’re not calling it scalable agile but more calling it business agility.

Why Everyone in the Workplace Needs Project Management Skills


” In recent years organizations have been replacing their traditional siloed structures with flatter, more flexible forms, and seeing project-based management as the method of choice for implementing business objectives, and for creating and sustaining competitive advantage.

The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies


Agile. Agile, another software development-focused PM methodology, emerged as a response to the failure of Waterfall method for managing complex projects. In approach and ideology, Agile is the opposite of the Waterfall method. While scrum is agile, agile isn’t scrum.".

Elevate Agile & Go Beyond the Realm of Practices

Leading Agile

The unpleasant truth is that Agile has become a commodity. Organizations, especially large enterprises, are seeing diminishing returns on Agile and are becoming less willing to invest in it because they don’t see it as a solution to their key business drivers.

Hybrid PPM with Bidirectional Jira Integration

Brad Egeland

Imagine a hybrid project portfolio management (PPM) tool that works well in both agile and traditional waterfall scenarios with bidirectional Jira integration and only in mind: to make you more successful.

Creating an Organizational System That Supports Business Agility w/ Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

At Elevate Agile 2019, LeadingAgile Chief Methodologist, Dennis Stevens gave a presentation called “What Every Agile Organization Has In Common” (link below). What Every Agile Organization Has in Common – Dennis Stevens at Elevate Agile 2019.