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What is Agile Project Planning? An Introduction for Beginners

While agile is relatively new, it has made a big splash in the work of project management. It started in software development, but has since been adopted by other industries that have seen the benefit of agile’s iterative approach. What Is Agile Project Management?

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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.

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Best Kanban Software of 2021 for Project Management

By visualizing the workflow, efficiencies are discovered and improvements can be made continuously throughout the production process. The effectiveness of kanban boards is baked into its process: the ability to constantly be looking at how to improve the workflow.

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A Comprehensive Guide on Software Project Management in 2021


When we talk about software project management in a conversation related to the organizational paradigm, it usually comprises of all of the things from software development, documenting the whole process, testing every single element, and delivering the finished product on time.

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What is Scrum? An Introduction to the Scrum Framework

Speaker: Eric Naiburg, Chief Operating Officer at

Although Scrum has been around for more than 25 years, it is still new to many. In this session, we provide an overview of the Scrum framework, discuss how Scrum enables agility and ways that empiricism can empower the teams that use it. Like with any form of process, there are myths that arise, during this session with Eric Naiburg, COO,, many of these myths will be dispelled using facts and real-world examples.

Agile Release Planning- A Comprehensive Guide for Agile Professionals


Regardless of whether it is a part of the project management paradigm or something else, the first step in any process is planning. Agile release planning plays a similar role in Agile processes. What Is Agile Release Planning?

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20 Years of The Agile Manifesto

Girl's Guide to PM

Can you believe the Agile Manifesto has been around 20 years? The Agile Manifesto has probably had the greatest impact on how projects are done – even how non- agile projects are done. The Agile Manifesto date was 11-13 February 2001. What does the Agile Manifesto say?

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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!

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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.

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Step-By-Step Guide to Agile Planning- Drafting And Executing Projects


With the ever-growing competition in the market and a need for perfection, companies look for ways to improve their processes for better results. One such way of improving performance in Agile planning. Agile panning is used by a whopping 71% of organizations to manage their projects.

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A 2021 Comprehensive Guide on Lean vs Agile Methodologies


It is the way we manage all of the different tasks and elements related to the project development process, to make it a success. These frameworks are many, but the ones we are interested in, in this article, are Lean and Agile. What is Agile Methodology? Agile Approach.

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A 2021 Guide to Kanban Terminologies that You Can Use Right Now


Well, if ‘king’ in your language means an incredible workflow management method that can foster continuous improvement and help you visualize all of the tasks and processes that you have to perform as a part of the project development process. Process Map. Process.

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What you Absolutely Need to Know about Construction Risk Management in 2021


Now that we have established how important construction risk management is, let’s take a look at what it is, the benefits associated with it, and how you can create an effective construction risk management process for your own endeavors.

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The Rhythmic Dance of Agile with Cadence


Now, you might be thinking what exactly a dance has to do with cadence in Agile? One can define cadence in Agile as follows: Cadence is a regular, predictable pattern of development work in Agile. The concept of cadence in Agile is suitably explained with a dance.

"Scrumban" - 5 Kanban Practices That Will Help Your Scrum Team


Scrum and Kanban are among the most popular methods in agile management. Scrum as a framework for productive product development and Kanban as a useful tool for controlling processes and maintenance activities actually pursue two different goals. The Scrum Methodology.

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Agile for Non-IT Projects

International Institute for Learning

Since seventeen people met in February 2001 at Wasatch mountains of Utah to discuss and draft the Agile Manifesto, software projects have been the main focus of Agile. Did you try to apply Agile Mindset in your projects? Project Management AgileBy Mohamed Khalifa.

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Useful Agile Metrics for Scrum Masters


Today we’ll discuss the useful metrics for Scrum Master. These are standards that help the scrum team monitor how effective they are as a team. Scrum metrics are powerful tools used for planning, inspecting, and adapting to changes. Retrospective Process Improvement.

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12 Best Avaza Alternatives that You can Use in 2021


Are you looking for the best Avaza alternatives that you can use to help you with resource allocation, handle task dependencies, and easily manage all of your recurring tasks that are a part of your project development process? Approval process control. Agile development.

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7 Best IT Management Softwares to Use in 2021


Top IT Management Software to Use in 2021. Atera is an incredible IT management software that allows you to manage and monitor different information technology processes simultaneously from one central hub. 10 Best Team Chat Apps to Use in 2021.

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

Leading Answers

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.

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A 2021 Guide to Kanban Cadences to help Align Your Business Communication


If you have been studying the project management paradigm for a long time then you would know that Kanban is one of the most flexible of the agile frameworks out there. Featured Resources: 18 Best Kanban Tools To Use In 2021. Scrumban Guide for Aspiring Agile Project Managers.

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Is SAFe® (Scaled Agile Framework®) not Agile?


Some Agile experts are not hard-core fans of SAFe. And this makes SAFe more complicated, bureaucratic than the Agile manifesto recommends. They also have this opinion that SAFe is so heavy, maybe it is not Agile at all. For a long period, our idea of Agile was only Scrum.

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Is a Scrum Master an Agile Coach?

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. .

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

Here are the main project management certifications offered by the PMI: Project Management Professional (PMP): This certifies that you’re a capable project manager who is competent in waterfall and agile project management. Lead process of issue identification and resolution.

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How I ended up becoming a (Professional) Scrum trainer

Gunther Verheyen

In October 2003 my life of Scrum started, albeit not with Scrum. My life of Scrum actually started with eXtreme Programming which we then wrapped in Scrum. Attending the class was part of my journey towards becoming a Professional Scrum Trainer (“PST”) for

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Top 6 Clubhouse Alternatives In 2021 for Kanban Connoisseurs


The application is an incredible solution that allows you to have an amazing Kanban based project management tool that allows you to handle all the tasks and projects that are a part of your project development process. 6 Clubhouse Alternatives to Use in 2021. Agile reporting.

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Top 10 Most Important Agile Metrics That Define Your Success


Agile methodology has become synonymous with success. Over the past few years, Agile methodology has steadily climbed the stairs to become the best management methodology in business. What Are Agile Metrics? Some of the parameters measured via Agile metrics include: Productivity.

7 Key Considerations for Building the Perfect PMO


If you are reading this then you must be considering setting up a PMO or have concluded your approach to project management is not working and you are in the process of analyzing, dismantling and preparing to rebuild it. If agile, will it be Kanban or scrum?

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Scaling Kanban Across Your Organization for Beginner Level PMs


You may have heard of “scaling” when looking into Agile development in recent times. Scaling is the process of widening Agile practices across multiple teams. Kanban is a process of evolving your current system and processes. 18 Best Kanban Tools To Use In 2021.

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What is difference between Agile and Scrum Methodologies?


What is Agile? Agile is a well-known process that many businesses are implementing to increase their productivity. Agile produces more flexibility, efficiency, and higher quality results than traditional methods. What is Scrum? Difference Between Agile and Scrum?

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Project Management Predictions for 2021

International Institute for Learning

Historically, most of the changes appeared in the methodology, processes, tools, and techniques. Techniques such as agile and Scrum appear to do a better job measuring and report value created through the project than other approaches. By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

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10 Best Workflow Management Software Solutions Compared (2021)


Besides product and brand, successful businesses compete by continuously improving their processes. Improved processes result in cost savings, better productivity, and efficient operations. A workflow can be of three types — project workflow, process workflow, or case workflow.

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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.

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Sustainable Agility at the Enterprise Level — Jorgen Hesselberg at the Agile Camp Berlin 2021

TL; DR: Sustainable Agility at the Enterprise Level w/ Jorgen Hesselberg — ACB21. Do we dare to say: Sometimes, agility is a solution looking for a problem? ?? You can sign up here for the ‘Food for Agile Thought’ newsletter and join 32,000-plus other subscribers. ??

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Do We Need Agile Coaches when Practicing Scrum?

TL; DR: Agile Coaches vs. Scrum Masters. Do We Need Agile Coaches when Practicing Scrum? Don’t get me wrong; my LinkedIn profile states “Professional Scrum Trainer, Agile Coach, and Scrum Master,” as ‘agile coach’ is an important search term.

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The Value of an Agile Project Management Office


Then, we will dive into the topic of Agile PMO, its relevance, and a number of roles that can be played by such a PMO. The Project Management Institute (PMI) provides a broad definition of PMO as: A project management office (PMO) is an organizational structure that standardizes the project-related governance processes and facilitates the sharing of resources, methodologies, tools, and techniques. . With this background, let’s proceed towards the concept of Agile PMO.

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Useful Agile Metrics for Scrum Masters


Today we’ll discuss the useful metrics for Scrum Master. These are standards that help the scrum team monitor how effective they are as a team. Scrum metrics are powerful tools used for planning, inspecting, and adapting to changes. Retrospective Process Improvement.

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The online workshop of Gunther Verheyen to discover “The value in the Scrum Values” is now available

Gunther Verheyen

I have created a new, 3-hours workshop to guide people in the discovery of the value in the Scrum Values. The workshop includes cases I selected from my “Scrum Caretaker Book of Exercises” and will be followed by an informal, 30 minutes after-chat. What is it that we commit to in Scrum?

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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

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My Top Ten Worst Scrum Anti-Patterns

TL; DR: My Top Ten Worst Scrum Anti-Patterns. I recently was invited to a Webinar, and I picked a topic close to my heart: the worst Scrum anti-patterns. So, without further delay, here are my top ten of the meanest, baddest Scrum anti-patterns I have experienced. ??

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