The Virtuous Cycle of Trust and Influence

Leading Agile

In today’s blog, a continuation of the first in this two-part series, we’ll talk about building trust and influence, and initiating the trust-influence loop. Delivering on a regular, predictable cadence. Without trust, you are not going to get permission to influence.

Project Communication Management: What is it all about?

Girl's Guide to PM

Did you know that 56% of your project budget might be at risk due to poor communications? Perhaps that number (from research by PMI ) surprises you, but I’m sure you aren’t surprised by the fact that good communication management on projects leads to higher success rates.

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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.”

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Creating a Risk-Adjusted Backlog

Leading Answers

Some might have to be escalated to other stakeholders to get the benefits, and a final category may have to be ignored if we cannot influence them. However, for those risks we can influence, we should create risk response actions and discuss how best to prioritize them with the Product Owner.

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SAFe Simply Explained (Part 1): Core Competencies and Principles

Inloox

SAFe is continuously improved and evolved, with the latest version 5 released in February 2021. It is up to the management to create the right environment to positively influence teams and individuals. These fixed, i.e. unalterable, ten principles aim to influence leadership behavior and decision making. Agility should no longer be a new term for most project managers.

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How to make a project schedule you’ll stick to in 9 steps (with free template)

Planio

Stakeholders can have an excessive amount of influence on your project schedule. If you’re using Agile, you’ll want to determine a sprint cadence that will let you hit your quarterly OKRs. (We

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?

Agilemania

All frameworks for scaling agile share five main components: inspiration from the 12 Agile Manifesto principles, cadence, synchronization, Scrum, and quality development practices. What is SAFe agile.

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How To Unite Creative and Project Management Teams

Brad Egeland

Make the most of these meetings by organizing a regular structure or cadence to them, or even by bringing an agenda — but make sure you don’t neglect to include time for morale building. Strong teamwork is important in producing great work at a productive pace.

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A Word on Velocity

Leading Agile

In fact, velocity becomes a useful metric for gauging predictability because it represents the whole cycle of estimation and execution by a group of people who settle into a stable cadence of output and become good at judging a set of user stories which represent that quantity of work.

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 Executive’s Guide To Large-Scale Agile Transformation & Sustaining An Adaptive Enterprise w/ Mike Cottmeyer

Leading Agile

And so what we find is that when you’re talking to executives and you’re trying to influence leaders if you can align with their strategic value you can give them a way of measuring progress along the way.

Building Trust via Trustworthiness

Leading Agile

Teams don’t keep a regular cadence of collaboration and review. In the next segment of this two-part blog, we’ll delve into how to enable the business to create the right conditions to begin the trust-influence loop, which is a virtuous cycle that builds trust continuously

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