Newbies’ Guide to Scrum Project Management 101

nTask

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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Agile Project Management for Distributed Teams

nTask

And since 2005, each year the remote workforce has increased by 10% which makes it 140% in 2019, which is huge. Conduct Daily Scrum Meetings. Daily scrum meetings are an important part of the agile project management methodology because they increase the team communication about the work they have done yesterday, and how are they going to tackle the tasks today and so on and so forth. The team leader can use project management tools to conduct efficient scrum meetings.

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Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

What I've compiled here is what I hope – my time permitting – is the beginning of a series of articles to introduce different software tools and services that help get project leaders and planners and PM infrastructures themselves on the right track and headed in the right direction.

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Stories about Stories in Agile Development

MPUG

This happens in the Iteration Planning meeting (or Sprint Planning meeting, if you are using Scrum). There will be work items to improve the infrastructure, improve processes, find a response to a risk, etc. Infrastructure Stories.

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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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Half Agile Isn’t Real Transformation

Leading Agile

Tech Infrastructure != I’m including all IT resources “in front of” the API layer in the organization’s technical infrastructure. Dividing your transformation initiative along the seams of the technical infrastructure will often be a suboptimal approach.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Besides, Smart Scrum Product Ownership workshop will be also held by Jeff Patton and Jeff Gothelf. Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020?

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Top Solutions to Project Failure – Epicflow Research Part 2

Epicflow Blog

Varun Maheshwari , a Scrum Master at Telstra, says to “avoid project based thinking and start product thinking, have tight & fast feedback loops, make teams really autonomous, let team members talk to real customers so that they can understand domain & customer needs better, etc.

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Review Agile Governance and Audit

Henny Portman

The following audit objectives are explored: Auditing agile versus waterfall : To ensure management has adequate controls for decisions regarding the choice of approach for projects (agile/waterfall/hybrid approach) and has established the governance and infrastructure to support these approaches.

Slack, Flow, and Continuous Improvement

Leading Agile

Teams that use a time-boxed iterative process model such as Scrum or Extreme Programming measure capacity with their Sprint length or iteration length as the time interval. 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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Is DevOps Possible Without Agile?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Scrum uses sprints, Kanban the idea of flow In DevOps, it’s all about continuous…anything. version control, infrastructure as code, etc.). A few months ago, I was having a coffee with a fellow Agile Coach talking about DevOps when he suddenly says “what is DevOps anyway?”.

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Skill Sets, Flow, and Transformation

Leading Agile

Are there aspects of the canonical Scrum model that work very well at Basecamp 2, but that interfere with flow once we try to operate at the Basecamp 3 level? That will include things like finalizing your automated continuous delivery pipeline and automating your infrastructure management.

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

MPUG

So if you’re new to this or perhaps you’ve kind of been using it in a couple of different veins, maybe you’ve been part of a scrum team or you’ve watched it happen around you, or maybe you’ve seen a horrific implementation of an agile process, it isn’t necessarily the methodology, but sometimes you have to think about your culture, the environment, and what you’re trying to do.

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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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

The infrastructure removal program meant installing a complete wireless umbrella across several 100 square miles of property with full encrypted security while maintaining voice, data, first responder, physical, and cyber control.

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Agile Lifecycle - Product Roadmap, Release Plan and Responsibilities, Epics, Features, Stories, and Tasks developed for, State Health Care Enrollment System using Scrum for multi-million $ IT program.

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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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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

The infrastructure removal program meant installing a complete wireless umbrella across several 100 square miles of property with full encrypted security while maintaining voice, data, first responder, physical, and cyber control.

3 Business Transformation Success Stories and What We Can Learn From Them

Runrun.it

As a mid-sized state run bank, DBS already had its hands full in 2019 due to new fintech startups offering exceedingly competitive solutions to traditional banking. Lean processes can be instituted at every step of a company’s infrastructure.

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