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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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

Agile process promotes sustainable development. 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.

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Slack, Flow, and Continuous Improvement

Leading Agile

In Lean terms, what you’re experiencing in those games (and possibly in your real work, too) is a high level of work-in-process or WIP. When we’re deeply involved in our work, we get into a state of flow; not Lean-style flow , but Czikszentmihalyi-style flow.

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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? I’d like to consider the following in this post: Sustainable Pace. Sustainable Pace. We always observe a ripple effect of secondary benefits, once sustainable pace has been achieved.

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Process Optimization in Project Management (2): The 5S-Framework


This methodology is also used in Japanese Lean Management. If you introduce this method sustainably in the company and if you use it continuously, you will also observe a change in the work attitude of all departments. S hitsuke - Sustain Without self-discipline and regular use of the 5S, the old chaos will return to most workplaces within a short period of time. Kaizen with the 5S Method In the last blog post we already discussed the Kaizen management concept.

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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*. Based on a February 2019 poll on, fewer than one in five professionals said their organization uses the waterfall methodology.

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Being or Becoming?: Millennials in Software

Leading Agile

Work weeks of 70 to 90 hours were common, on a sustained basis. And if we actually applied lean thinking instead of just talking about it, we’d have the same level of productivity working two efficient days as we have now, working five inefficient days.

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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.) Second, the use of lean and agile tools and methodologies beyond IT, software and manufacturing. Visual, lean tools that truly engage all team members are going to become essential in 2018.

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The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017


Summary: Discusses some of the issues with lean startup operations including a lack of clarity of key value proposition, issues with goal prioritization, and scope creep.

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