What Is Lean Manufacturing?

ProjectManager.com

Lean manufacturing addresses one of the worst things that can happen to any enterprise: waste. This insistence on eliminating waste is where the idea of lean as a management system developed. An Overview of Lean Manufacturing. History of Lean Manufacturing.

Agile Practices: How to Run a Lean Coffee

Project Bliss

The term Lean Coffee doesn’t sound like a productive meeting session. How is a Lean Coffee better than that? Read on and find out how a lean coffee is a different kind of meeting than anything you may have experienced. WHAT is a Lean Coffee? Why Hold a Lean Coffee?

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Lean Portfolio Management: Lean Budgets and Investment Funding

Planview

This blog is part of a series on Lean portfolio management. If you haven’t already, we recommend reading part one first, “ What is Lean Portfolio Management ,” which you can find here . In this post, we’ll discuss a fundamental component of Lean portfolio management: funding.

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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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Design Hacks for Non-Designers: Ask Expert Laura Klein

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups

Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach

Planview

This blog is part of a series on Lean portfolio management for the enterprise. If you haven’t already, we recommend reading: Part 1: What is Lean Portfolio Management? Part 2: Lean Portfolio Management: Lean Budgets and Investment Funding. Lean More.

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Process Optimization in Project Management (3): Lean Project Management

Inloox

In the last blog post on process optimization in project management we introduced you to the 5-S framework, which is also very popular in Lean Management. Therefore, we will now deepen the topic Lean Project Management. Working Efficiently with Lean Project Management Getting project costs under control and optimizing communication with the customer: this is where Lean Project Management comes in. The basic principle of Lean Project Management is the following: ".

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Process Optimization in Project Management (3): Lean Project Management

Inloox

In the last blog post on process optimization in project management we introduced you to the 5-S framework, which is also very popular in Lean Management. Therefore, we will now deepen the topic Lean Project Management. Working Efficiently with Lean Project Management Getting project costs under control and optimizing communication with the customer: this is where Lean Project Management comes in. The basic principle of Lean Project Management is the following: ".

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Should Lean and Agile Organizations Limit Projects to Maximize Success?

Brad Egeland

Organizations are constantly thinking of more efficient ways to operate in order to remain profitable, effective and even relevant in their industry.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Kaizen, a lean project management technique, has shown immense growth in employee social satisfaction and well-being. Source: PMI, 2019 ) Tweet this. The post 100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019 appeared first on ProProfs Learning.

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Lean Essentials at the University of Maryland, Project Management Symposium

Project Management Essentials

I had the honor of presenting, “Lean Essentials: Improving How We Work” at the University of Maryland Project Management Symposium. The post Lean Essentials at the University of Maryland, Project Management Symposium appeared first on Project Management Essentials.

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What is Lean Portfolio Management? - Blog | Planview

Brook Appelbaum

Learn why traditional portfolio management practices no longer works while also examining the advantages of Lean portfolio management practices

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The 10 Best Productivity Blogs to Read in 2019

nTask

The Best Productivity Blogs of 2019. Besides being the user’s favorite project management tool, nTask strongly leans on increasing productivity through various insightful blog posts. Key Blog Posts: 10 Best Productivity Hacks to Crush It in 2019.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

The 2019 incarnation of the summit will be in Orlando, Florida from October 20-22. Related: Top Project Management Conferences of 2019. He writes consistently on his blog about software development and lean, Kanban and agile development principles.

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5 Project Management Techniques Every PM Should Know

ProjectManager.com

It is often used in lean manufacturing just-in-time manufacturing (JIT). The world of project management is vast. It covers many industries and requires a range of skills.

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5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019

nTask

Also Read: Top 30 Most Inspiring Project Management Quotes of 2019. The 5 Best Project Management Certifications of 2019. According to some experts, the only reason they took up ScrumMaster, Agile or Lean Business certifications was due to the sheer excitement factor.

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

MavenLink

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. What Will 2019 Bring to the Services Industry?

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Develop Better High Performing Teams

ProjectManager.com

It’s not solely about the decisions of executives though, it’s also about great project leaders learning to run fast and lean while developing high performing teams that can deliver value to their organization. Behaviors and competencies for lean and fast teams can differ in many ways.

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What Is a Kanban Board? Definition & Examples

ProjectManager.com

In lean manufacturing, kanban helps save inventory space and overcapacity. Kanban software has been adopted by software tools and, as noted, used by teams who implement lean and agile principles in their projects.

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A Quick Guide to Program Management

ProjectManager.com

But to execute program management strategies successfully, many program managers have to lean heavily on tools to get the job done. Managing a project requires juggling many different tasks at once—it’s no easy feat. But what if you had to manage multiple projects at once?

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

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The ideas of agile, lean and organizational learning have moved outside the small circle of software development, with businesses of all sorts using stand-up meetings prioritization and visual management. These days, it seems like everybody is all about doing things agile.

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5 Kaizen Principles That Underpin the Methodology

ProjectManager.com

The idea of always making small improvements is not dissimilar to lean manufacturing, especially with the emphasis of eliminating waste. Kaizen, like a lean or agile approach, works with iterations. We all want to improve, or we should.

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Business Agility: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

ProjectManager.com

This is founded on a lean execution that responds immediately to feedback without sacrificing quality. Businesses love nothing more than stability.

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A Quick Guide to User Story Mapping

ProjectManager.com

He achieves this with a mixture of agile, lean and lead, UX design and design thinking startup frameworks. The idea of user story mapping can be traced back to Jeff Patton. He literally wrote the book about it, It’s All in How You Slice It , which came out in 2005.

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7 Employee Engagement Ideas to Improve Office Culture

ProjectManager.com

Logan Stewart Kureczka, director of public relations & marketing for orthopedic specialists OrthoCarolina, leans on the importance of daily meetings to set the tone.

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Kanban Inventory Management: How to Run a Kanban System

ProjectManager.com

This all dovetails nicely into lean manufacturing , which is a philosophy of continuous flow of product through the manufacturing process. Kanban is a visual tool that is ideal for managing inventory flow.

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Product-Market Fit: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

ProjectManager.com

Dan Olsen, an expert in product management and author of The Lean Product Playbook , has emphasized product-market fit as critical to the success of a start-up.

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Cultural transformations of high-performing teams

Kiron Bondale

This may be impacted less by the stage in a team’s development but more by the shift in collective mindset from traditional delivery emphasis on big, heavy [planning, requirements, design] upfront to the lean principle of deferring decisions till the last responsible moment.

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A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

Girl's Guide to PM

amazon text=Agile Readiness: Four Spheres of Lean and Agile Transformation&asin= 1472417437] by Thomas P. Working out who does what on your project can be a challenge. A RACI chart is a project management tool that helps you do exactly that.

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Job done?

Musings on Project Management

Is it the job described in the business plan and in subsequent project plans, albeit lean plans consistent with the Agile Manifesto? Agile Principle 5: Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the job done. Trust them to get the job done. What job? Is it the job that has been estimated and scheduled? Is it the job. agile

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The Importance of Customer Development for Startups

ProjectManager.com

It’s one of the three foundations of a lean startup: business model design, agile engineering and customer development. Is customer development important? The short answer is yes, of course! No business can survive without a loyal customer base that uses its product or service.

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Review of Product Development Books

Leading Answers

The framework employs a lean inspired set of metrics that include flow velocity, flow efficiency, flow time, and flow load. It is in the rebranding of tradition lean metrics that I struggle to recommend the book wholeheartedly.

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Small is beautiful for product backlog items

Kiron Bondale

This benefit applies regardless of whether your team is using an iteration-based delivery approach or has adopted a lean continuous flow-based approach.

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How to Design a Clear Product Roadmap

ProjectManager.com

Kanban is a scheduling system for lean manufacturing where columns are created and under which tasks that are related are collected, which are called Kanban cards.

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Let’s Rewrite the PMBOK

Leading Answers

Meanwhile, we would like people with knowledge of the full value delivery spectrum (waterfall, hybrid, agile, lean, etc.) Agile Project Management Books Certification Events Leadership Lean NoProjects Personal Agility Planning PMI-ACP Risk Management Tailoring Approaches Teams Weblogs

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6 Steps Every Team Should Follow?—?A Project Management Guide for 2019

Proofhub

A Project Management Guide for 2019 Project Management Defined Wikipedia defines project management as “ the practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria at the specified time. ”

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A Quick Guide to Business Process Mapping

ProjectManager.com

A value stream map is often used in lean six sigma applications. Work in the dark and eventually you’re going to hit a wall. While the myth of the entrepreneur who comes up with a million-dollar idea and then just sits back and watches the money roll in might be persuasive, it’s a fiction.

Project Management Basics That Marketers Need to Know

ProjectManager.com

It’s a scheduling system that comes from lean manufacturing and was developed by an industrial engineer at Toyota. What is project management, and how can it help marketers? While project management is an industry unto itself, it’s also a way of life.

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5 Ways to Become Agile: A Summary

Planview

One of the primary reasons for this disconnect is the fact that PMOs aren’t embracing different ways of working, such as Lean, Agile, iterative, and collaborative. Adapt to a lean portfolio management approach. Lean and Agile PMO

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How Tough Conversations Can Create Better Client Relationships

ProjectManager.com

This means upright, symmetric, and leaning neither too far forward nor too far back. When you work with clients, sometimes you find yourself facing a tough conversation you’d really rather not have. You can feel your muscles tensing and sweat beads rising on your forehead and palms.

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