Review Agile Governance and Audit

Henny Portman

Christopher Wright wrote the book Agile Governance and Audit – An overview for auditors and agile teams. Agile Governance and Audit gives a short introduction to agile, compares agile with waterfall and looks at audit and agile cultures. To order ( Agile Governance and Audit.

Newbies’ Guide to Scrum Project Management 101


Scrum” is a phenomenal subject – i.e. if you are familiar with it. As an Agile project manager, I have seen my fair share of so-called “Scrum Masters” and “Agile Experts” claiming to be masters of their craft. The truth, however, is that they don’t know a lot of things about Scrum and Agile. In fact, I was surprised that some of the “experts” didn’t even know that Scrum Master and Product Owner are not the same individual. Introduction – Why Scrum?


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Overview of my year 2019 book reviews

Henny Portman

2019 was again a fruitful book review year. Agile governance and audit. Scrum in actie – maak van elk project een succes. Nr 8 2019 vakblad projectmanagement. Nr 7 2019 vakblad projectmanagement. Nr 6 2019 vakblad projectmanagement.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

IT projects need to be less complex, not to have more focus on governance. Source: PMI, 2019 ) Tweet this. 24% of companies use Scrum or Agile project management software. Project management is an essential part of every organization.

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5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019


Likewise, based on IT Project Management Certifications, such as; Agile, Scrum or PMP+ modules, the certified manager can overlook an entire workforce responsible for achieving a milestone. Also Read: Top 30 Most Inspiring Project Management Quotes of 2019.

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Webinar Recap: Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Leonardo Nogueira and Larry Mead’s Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG Webinar, the best of Microsoft Inspire 2019.

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How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

PRINCE2® started out as a UK-government method to manage the various IT ‘projects’ undertaken under its command. Since then, it has become the standard which the government mandates to manage its projects and many multi-national organisations have adopted to manage their projects.

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Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute of Learning

Everybody’s incentives are governed more by their contribution to overall customer value rather than their individual output. Agile and Scrum Leadership agile agile transformation organizational culture

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


Both Scrum and Kanban fall under the Agile methodology umbrella, making them good frameworks for breaking down larger, complex projects into manageable chunks. What is a Scrum Board? Scrum methodology is often budget-friendly due to its simplicity.


The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies


Scrum. Scrum isn't a fully-featured project management methodology. While it borrows the principles and processes from Agile, Scrum has its own specific methods and tactics for dealing with project management. While scrum is agile, agile isn’t scrum.".

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Are you being (responsibly) transparent?

Kiron Bondale

Transparency is so critical that the Scrum Guide lists it as one of its three pillars and it is similarly echoed in the reference materials for many other agile delivery methods as well as in PMI’s Code of Ethics.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Governance (#Governance). Six Business System Rule - defines the assessment of the integrated business systems for Federal procurement and their integrity in providing information to the Government contracting office. . Governance.

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Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

How can the same principle be a good idea in 2002 and a bad idea in 2019? Zombie Scrum describes the impact on delivery teams. One of the roles or functions of the Product Manager is that of Product Owner, in the Scrum sense. Scrum development work is done in it.

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Review: A Guide to Assurance of Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

Like the other book I reviewed ( Agile Governance and Audit ), this book too focusses on temporary project organizations using an agile way of delivery (compare PRINCE2 Agile, AgilePM, DAD, PMI Agile where we have agile teams using e.g. Scrum) and not on organizations using e.g. SAFe, LeSS or Nexus.

Signs that Your Project Management Process Needs an Update


A process is very straightforward because there are no governing rules or variables that would change how a process works. It is governed by a set of rules, for how you do something that you can test, measure and deliver results with. Kanban, Waterfall, Agile, Scrum etc.).

DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

We were one of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." .

Reference Architecture vs. Reference Implementation

Leading Agile

In this clip from TriAgile 2019, Mike Cottmeyer is explaining the difference between Reference Architecture and Reference Implementation and why understanding the base patterns of Agility are so important to the success of your Agile Transformation.

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What's Missing from the Agile Software Development Paradigm

Herding Cats

Agile software development is more than frameworks such as Scrum, Extreme Programming or Feature-Driven Development (FDD). None of the MOE's MOP's KPP's, KSA's and TPM's are addressed in Scrum, XP, or similar Agile Software Development methods.

DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

We were one of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." .

SoundNotes Live at Agile 2019: Day Two

Leading Agile

In this live talk with Dean Leffingwell, creator of SAFe, we discuss his Agile 2019 talk focus: increasing people’s understanding of what Business Agility really encompasses, and the evolution of its tenets. Applying Agile to Government Agencies w/ Richard Cheng.

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Review: Introduction to Disciplined Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

ambler and Mark Lines are the creators of the Disciplined Agile Delivery framework and the authors of the book Introduction to Disciplined Agile Delivery – a small Agile Team’s journey from Scrum to Disciplined DevOps ( 2 nd edition). Scrum offers only a development cycle.


System of Transformation Defined

Leading Agile

It was designed for a certain kind of governance. So, when you guys go to Scrum class and you learn how to do Scrum, you are learning a System of Delivery. Agile was designed to work in a particular organizational context. It was designed for a certain kind of team structure.

Software Development Process: How to Pick The Process That’s Right For You


Agile and Scrum. In more practical terms, the Waterfall process is best suited for larger organizations (like government agencies) that require sign-offs and documentation on all requirements and scope before a project starts. Agile and Scrum.

Skill Sets, Flow, and Transformation

Leading Agile

Anything in your team structure, delivery pipeline, or governance procedures that introduces a “speed bump” to software delivery may be reconsidered. Many things may have to change in the organization’s structure, governance, and technical practices.

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Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach


An Agile PMO can sponsor and support role-based CoPs for Release Train Engineers and Scrum Masters, to provide a forum for sharing effective Agile program execution practices. This blog is part of a series on Lean portfolio management for the enterprise.

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5 Insane Project Management Techniques in Today’s Market


You can also squeeze in Scrum methodologies with AUP since they offers a lot of wiggle room for diversified processes. It all depends on the implementation of Sprint, Scrum Meetings in Agile and such other variables that help to offer a customized experience to project managers.

Agile project management software guide


The other day I was reading an article in which the author argues , in order for the government agencies to become more efficient, they need to transition to the Agile method! For the government agencies to get efficient, they need to embrace Agile methodology. .

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The 5 Most Important Business Benefits of a Successful PMO


Additionally, all these project can come in a variety of project structures – Agile, Scrum, Hybrid, Kanban and Waterfall – and need to be executed in a way that best fits the project.

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Prince2 Certification Guide for Misguided #ProjectManagers


The standard first took off in the great UK, where the government wanted to try new project management methodologies at State and Academic Institutes level. Newbies’ Guide to Scrum Project Management 101. On that note, I can say that we apply this method in Agile project management through Scrum meetings. . AXELOS and other governing institutes decided that the test was too difficult and canceled it. Also Read: The 21 Best Free Productivity Apps of 2019.

Review: An executive’s guide to disciplined agile

Henny Portman

There are several versions of this lifecycle: Agile/Basis lifecycle based on scrum. The book An executive’s guide to disciplined agile – Winning the race to business agility written by Scott W. Ambler and Mark Lines give a good overview of Disciplined Agile.

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

Jones and Stephen Cullum, arXiv preprint arXiv:1901.01621 (2019). Springer, Singapore, 2019. Categorical Variable Segmentation Model for Software Development Effort Estimation,” Petr Silhavy, Radek Silhavy, And Zdenka Prokopova, IEEE Access, 29 January 2019.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Identification Based on the Interaction of Risks from the Approach of Multi-Agent Simulation,” Peng Huang, Peng Di, and Jinrui Li, 4 th International Conference of Energy Equipment Science and Engineering , 2019. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Identification Based on the Interaction of Risks from the Approach of Multi-Agent Simulation,” Peng Huang, Peng Di, and Jinrui Li, 4 th International Conference of Energy Equipment Science and Engineering , 2019. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An

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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.

4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

Moreover, we’re subsidized by the Dutch government to research artificial intelligence in project management. The most popular PM methodologies are as follows: Agile (Scrum, Kanban). Scrum is the most popular Agile methodology, which is applied by 58% of companies.

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


Management doesn’t fully understand Scrum processes. Management or government interference hinders success. We look forward to seeing you in Philadelphia in 2019! 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.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Guess what my tip would be for 2019? XP, scrum, lean, etc.) I think when we think about how we are delivering our projects, we need to focus on Business Value, Customer Satisfaction, Governance and less about coming in on time and budget.

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The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017


Scrum agile project management: The smart person's guide (TechRepublic). Summary: A go-to guide on scrum, a popular agile project management framework. You'll learn scrum terminology, how to use the methodology in software and product development projects, and more.

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019. That is, the two things that really matter are getting the job done, and good governance. I've been involved in training Project Managers for over 20 years. And there are some project management questions I get asked time and time again.

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