Remove 2021 Remove Agile Remove Leadership Remove SCRUM

Pitfalls of referencing agile

Kiron Bondale

One of the clichés you will run across if you read enough articles or watch enough videos about agility is that we should be using the term as an adjective rather than as a noun. Misunderstandings can also happen when we treat agile as an adjective in the wrong manner.

186
186

2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

2021 is going to be full of both online and offline events for project managers engaged in different areas of business: construction and engineering, IT, healthcare, and many others. Biggest Online Project Management Conferences in 2021. Don’t miss your place on the Agile beach!

83
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s 6th annual Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. Today, agile concepts have expanded well into nearly every industry, across products and services. Where do teams even begin with agile transformation?

83

Top Scrum Certifications You Need to Know in 2021

Agilemania

The 15th State of Agile Survey is out. And, the winner is Scrum. The survey revealed 66% of the organizations voted Scrum as the most sought-after Agile framework. Source: 15th State of Agile Report. What is Scrum? Who is a Scrum Master? Scrum Team.

80

Before checking if your team is agile…

Kiron Bondale

I’ve written previously about my three tests for assessing agility: are we delivering value to our stakeholders early and regularly, are we progressively improving quality, and are we helping our customers, team members and key stakeholders to be awesome. When it comes to values and principles, whichever flavor of agile you subscribe to, they all promote the importance of respect, focus, communication, learning and transparency. An agile team is a learning team.

179
179

Amplifying Agile Leadership

Scrum.org

One continuing problem we see with many of today’s business leaders is that they rarely adopt Agile at the leadership level. It’s not that they are resistant to the idea of creating an Agile organisation.

70

Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference_wk

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s 6th annual Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. Today, agile concepts have expanded well into nearly every industry, across products and services. Where do teams even begin with agile transformation?

83

Servant Leadership & Coaching Stances with Luther Harris

Leading Agile

A Scrum Master wears many hats. In LeadingAgile’s Certified Scrum Master classes we devote time to exploring servant leadership and four of the coaching stances a Scrum Master needs to be able to take: Teaching, Facilitating, Coaching, and Mentoring.

62

Hybrid is the norm, not the exception

Kiron Bondale

As I wrote in last week’s article, projects themselves can’t be waterfall, agile, traditional or hybrid but how we approach them can be. If you liked this article, why not read my book Easy in Theory, Difficult in Practice which contains 100 other lessons on project leadership?

279
279

What Is Agile Transformation?

Leading Agile

Is Agile Transformation simply about making a culture shift, or should we start with processes and go from there? But what does it really take to enable successful Agile Transformation? Often, Agile is implemented as a process change. Dependencies in organizations kill Agility.

105
105

Excellent Project Leadership Starts Here

Brad Egeland

Led projects and oversight of offshore development teams for PS organization Acting in advisory role CTO role for Agile tool startup pmxboard implementing the best technology for the organization to grow and move forward. ​ I am available. 22 years experience.

152
152

Why Agile Transformation Fails | AgileIndy 2021

Leading Agile

This is Mike Cottmeyer's talk from AgileIndy 2021 on The Executive's Guide to Why Agile Transformation Fails. Announcer] This is Mike Cottmeyer’s talk from AgileIndy, 2021 on “Why Agile Transformation Fails.” It was always large scale agile stuff.

62

Project Management Predictions for 2021

International Institute for Learning

Techniques such as agile and Scrum appear to do a better job measuring and report value created through the project than other approaches. In the future, we can expect more flexible project management approaches such as agile and Scrum to appear. By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

69

Creating an Agile Transformation Roadmap

Leading Agile

An Agile Transformation Roadmap is all about getting people to change and having that change be sticky. The Journey to Agile Transformation. The starting point on our Agile Transformation Roadmap is always to understand where your company is today and where it wants to be in the future.

118
118

The Lack of Agile Leadership Qualities — Making Your Scrum Work #15

Scrum.org

TL; DR: The Lack of Agile Leadership Qualities — When Change Agents Don’t Act as Role Models. There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone.

57

Agile. Creativity. Innovation.

International Institute for Learning

2009), include eXtreme Programming (XP) (Beck and Fowler, 2001) and Scrum (Schwaber and Beedle, 2002). This family of methods are now commonly known as Agile , and it has been through the formation of the Agile Alliance and the publication of the Agile Manifesto (Fowler and Highsmith 2001).

56

Is a Scrum Master an Agile Coach?

Scrum.org

The role of Agile Coach is growing in prominence in many organisations. From software development through to marketing and HR, whole organisations are now seeing benefits from agile adaptive approach to work, and are building internal positions for new Agile Coach roles. .

74

Building an Effective Agile Transformation Consultant Team

Leading Agile

An Agile Transformation Consultant who wants to lead a successful Transformation is going to need more than a deep understanding of Agile. In a recent blog post, we discussed the various types of Agile Transformation Coaches needed to run a sustainable Transformation.

110
110

PMI-ACP and My New Book “Beyond Agile: Achieving Success with Situational Knowledge and Skills”

Mike Griffiths

I recall the Steering Committee meetings where we discussed what we believed was necessary for agile practitioners and team leaders to have experience in and an understanding of. So our scope included more than just Lean and agile; it had a little leadership and emotional intelligence.

83

Is Hybrid Really a Popular Project Approach?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Instead of rigidly adhering to a waterfall (predictive) or Agile (iterative) method, project teams pick and choose elements from the range of approaches to choose a way of working that suits them. These are all ideas that align with agile ways of working.

358
358

The Agile Transformation Coach: Understanding the Roles and Responsibilities

Leading Agile

Is an Agile Transformation Coach any different than being an Agile Coach? When most people think about Agile Coaches, they tend to think about a person who comes in and assists the teams with things like: Learning Scrum, SAFe, LeSS. Agile Transformation Coach Leaders.

99

SAFe® Agile Certification Cost in 2022

Agilemania

Scaled Agile Framework or SAFe is a set of organization and workflow patterns intended to guide organizations in scaling lean and agile practices. SAFe endorses alignment, collaboration, and delivery across large numbers of agile teams. Agile software development.

76

Agile Leadership: How to Close the Knowing-Doing Gap

Scrum.org

Agile Leadership: How to Close the Knowing-Doing Gap. Smart leaders send their management teams on Agile training courses and leadership courses only to find that the learning doesn’t translate into action and therefore improvement.

59

Project Manager Job Description (with free copy+paste examples!)

ProjectManager.com

Anything that has a start and a finish, resulting in a product, is a project and its life cycle requires the oversight and leadership of a project manager. A project manager either takes a leadership role with an existing project team or creates one. Leadership skills.

378
378

?? Adapt How You Lead for Agile Success — Johanna Rothman at the Agile Camp Berlin 2021

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Adapt How You Lead for Agile Success w/ Johanna Rothman — ACB21. Too many people say, “With agile, we don’t need no stinkin’ managers.” However, because managers create and refine the culture, modern managers create and refine the agile culture.

48

If minutes are produced from your daily standups, your delivery process may be fragile

Kiron Bondale

The latest version of the Scrum Guide states “ The Developers can select whatever structure and techniques they want, as long as their Daily Scrum focuses on progress toward the Sprint Goal and produces an actionable plan for the next day of work.

186
186

Use MVIs for team improvements

Kiron Bondale

Whether a team uses a scheduled cadence for reviewing their WoW such as the use of retrospectives in Scrum, or they use a just-in-time approach they will come up with improvement ideas. Agile Facilitating Organization Change Project Management improving project management Risk management

186
186

Lunch and Learn

Growing Agile

Scrum lists five core behaviours for teams and those communities that are practising scrum to adopt. To learn more about this join u s next Wednesday, 17 November 2021 at 13:00, where we will find out how : To note the five core scrum behaviours with a view to delving into detail around the behaviour of courage. The post Lunch and Learn appeared first on Growing Agile. AgileWe’re experimenting with a new meetup – Lunch and Learn.

79

Review 12.5 years AGILE in the Netherlands

Henny Portman

Xebia published an interactive e-magazine Agile NXT ‘ 12.5 years AGILE in the Netherlands – more than a decade of agile captured in compelling stories and next steps for the future’. He doesn’t believe in agile leadership exists. agility English Post review

74

How to Become an Agile Project Manager?

Agilemania

The foremost objective of agile project management is the systematic and frequent execution of valuable steps. It is the agile project manager’s responsibility to ensure that the teamwork’s efficiency remains intact throughout the process.

83

Agilemania 2.0: How We Became the Scaled Agile Gold Partner?

Agilemania

Today, we at Agilemania are proud to share that we have become a Scaled Agile Gold Partner. Why Scaled Agile Framework? It is the Framework of Choice for Leading Organizations to scale agile. Fast forward, a decade later, SAFe® had become a celebrity among the agile frameworks.

78

12 Incredible Reasons You Should Get a SAFe® Agile Certification

Agilemania

46% of the organizations reported inconsistencies in practices and processes as their main challenge with agile transformation. Source: 15th State of Agile Report. There sure is an Agile framework called SAFe. And SAFe is the road to Business Agility.

78

How to Win with Agile Resistant Teams — Agile Camp Berlin 2021

Scrum.org

TL; DR: How to Win with Agile Resistant Teams w/ Scott Weiner — ACB21. You can sign up here for the ‘Food for Agile Thought’ newsletter and join 32,000-plus other subscribers. ?? Join Stefan in one of his upcoming Professional Scrum training classes !

51

Project Management Blog Roundup: The Best of 2021

Ganttic

Tuck into some of the best project management blogs of 2021. We’re sharing it here with you in the hopes that you can make 2021 your year to shine. Best Project Management Blogs of 2021 In no specific order, here's blogs with engaging, frequently updated content.

171
171

ULM: A Danger of Servant Leadership

Scrum.org

In this Unstuck Careers Leadership Moment, PST Mark Wavle explores one of the challenges that many servant leaders face.

51

How do you implement SAFe agile in your organization?

Agilemania

Scaled Agile Framework has taken the corporate world by storm. 37% of the respondents reported that their organizations used SAFe to scale agile. Source: 15th State of Agile Survey. 41% proclaimed absence of leadership to be the main problem. LeSS is Scrum.

76

Scaled Agile Framework: Understand SAFe® and Its 4 Core Values

Agilemania

Core Values of Scaled Agile Framework ®. Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) is the world’s leading framework for business agility. The Lean-Agile Leadership has a pivotal role in creating an environment that fosters safety and trust that enables transparency.

80

Abandoning Scrum: Can a Scrum Team Decide to Quit Scrum?

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Abandoning Scrum. Can a Scrum team simply decide to abandon Scrum? After all, the Scrum team is self-managing, according to the Scrum manual, also known as the Scrum Guide. Join Stefan in one of his upcoming Professional Scrum training classes ! ??

68

Professionalism, Leadership and EBM

Scrum.org

Professionalism in Leadership. In his post on May 6 2021 Dave West described professionalism within Scrum to focus on four aspects: Values, Customer Outcomes, Discipline and helping others be more professional. Professional Agile Leadership using the EBM framework.

42

A Complete Guide to the What and Why of Business Agility

Agilemania

This has stirred up the topic of today’s discussion- Business Agility. According to a Mckinsey Study, Business Agility effected the following outcomes-. In case you are keen to know about Business Agility, this blog post will serve as a guide. What is Business Agility?

81