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.

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

ProjectManager.com

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.

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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?

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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

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AGILE NXT FUTURE FRIDAY 2019

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.

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Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

When I first learned about Agile methods in 2002, the principles seemed to offer an ideal solution to many organizational issues common at the time. How can the same principle be a good idea in 2002 and a bad idea in 2019? Let’s begin with some parts of the Agile canon itself.

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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

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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

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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.

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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 69

Re-imagine your Scrum to firm up your agility

Gunther Verheyen

An increase in agility is needed. No more than an illusion of agility is created as a result. More Agile teams does not make a more Agile organization. Practitioners worldwide turned Scrum into the most applied definition of Agile. Agile re-vers-ify Scrum Agility

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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 83

How to use Agile Principles to Transform your Business?

Taskque

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.

2019 63

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).

2019 60

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

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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.

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4 Awesome Teamwork Examples for Agile Teams

nTask

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.

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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?

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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

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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.

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Slack, Flow, and Continuous Improvement

Leading Agile

That’s realistic, practical, and sustainable, and it won’t break the Lean system or burn out the workers. One of the key ways to keep work moving forward is to avoid working on too many things at the same time.

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The 4 Best Trello Alternatives for Kanban Project Management

nTask

Document management including sharing and storing documents online through drag/drop or simple upload, maintain document versioning and locking to sustain document originality. Project Management Agile collaboration Communication Kanban project management task management

2019 111

Customers Don’t Pay Me to Write Tests: The Importance of Tests

Agile Advice

As a technical agile coach and trainer, I help teams discover ways of testing. I write as many tests to make myself and my team feel confident that we can continuously develop a quality product at a sustainable pace, responding to the changes of the market and the needs of our customers. Learn more about our Scrum, Kanban and Agile training sessions for your team or organization Please share!

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Seeking Faster Feedback

Leading Agile

Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. It isn’t sustainable in the long run. A couple of weeks ago my wife and I were returning to Atlanta from Virginia where we’d spent the holidays with family.

2019 87

Project Innovation and “Crossing the Chasm”

Tony Adams

Plenty has been written on innovation thinking – the classical distinction between incremental (evolutionary) and radical (revolutionary) innovation is well covered, with different variations including architectural vs modular , organic vs mechanistic and sustaining vs. disruptive.

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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How Professional Services Teams Are Breaking the Customer Churn Cycle (Infographic)

Wrike

How can you build sustainable processes to grow your business while remaining agile to client requests? According to our Professional Services Market Global Report , the professional services industry is forecasted to grow 5.4% by 2020 , reaching almost $5 trillion. As the industry grows, so do the challenges professional services teams face trying to balance work management for internal and external teams.

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Any Effective Process Must.

Herding Cats

Clearly document criteria 1 through 5 so others applying the process (corrective or preventive action, or sustainable benefits) can follow the logic of the analysis of the process that corrects or prevents a Root Cause or improves an outcome that benefits the users of the process. Agile Governance Product Management Project Management Requirements

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. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An Using Velocity, Acceleration, and Jerk to Manage Agile Schedule,” Risk Karen M.

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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. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An Using Velocity, Acceleration, and Jerk to Manage Agile Schedule,” Risk Karen M.

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5 Simple Tips For Successful Startup Project Management

Proofhub

then you might want to consider the Agile approach. It sustains employee enthusiasm and brings your startup principles to life. Proper planning prevents poor performance. This is something all startup founders have heard probably once or twice before. But what does this mean, exactly?

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Say Goodbye to Gantt Charts in Excel With These Project Management Templates

Wrike

Enter Wrike’s Gantt chart, where you have mobility, flexibility, and agility to adjust your Gantt chart and project tasks in real time — in one place. You get the bird’s-eye view and a highly agile tool that adapts as your project develops.

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Scrum vs. Kanban Board: Which One Is Better for Building a Project Plan?

Wrike

Consistency – Essential to assuring quality and sustaining the expectations of the stakeholders. We also know a project never goes according to plan, so every team must maintain a certain amount of agility to keep up with project shifts and delays.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s a lot to read, so here are some spoilers drawn from common themes I heard time and time again in the interviews: Agile – if you don’t know enough about it, you need to start learning. John is the co-author of Agile Project Management for Mobile Application Development.

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Digital Transformation & Artificial Intelligence: Is your Organization ready?

Digite

And by 2019, 40% of all DX initiatives will be related to AI. In 2019, 40% of all Digital Transformation (DX) initiatives and 100% of all effective IoT efforts will be supported by AI capabilities.

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019. Is Agile still a trend? What is Agile? A surprising number of Project Managers still haven't engaged with Agile principle or methods. Learning Agile. Agile Qualifications.

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The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017

MavenLink

Takeaway: Ensuring strategic alignment, benefits realization, the linkage between strategy formulation and execution, executive sponsorship, hiring the right talent, adopting agile practices, and tackling technology disruption are keys to success.

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