The Rhythmic Dance of Agile with Cadence

MPUG

Now, you might be thinking what exactly a dance has to do with cadence in Agile? Let’s start first with the definition of cadence. Cadence – Definition and Basics. One can define cadence in Agile as follows: Cadence is a regular, predictable pattern of development work in Agile.

Project Communication Management: What is it all about?

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article, I’ll explain project communication management, why it matters, give an overview of the communications process, and some examples of where you might apply it on your own projects. THE COMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT PROCESS.

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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

If we were following the PMI risk management process, this would involve the qualitative and quantitative risk management steps. Still, they usually have a good feel for when to avoid threats or exploit opportunities, and I have found them to be receptive when we talk through the process.

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

Agilemania

The entire organization had to be in the process, not just a few self-managed teams. It provided us with a unique framework and guidelines for the entire organization, including the chief executives, to be part of the process. So, the perception is made that SAFe is process heavy.

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

Inloox

High flexibility, adaptability and increased communication are just a few of the benefits that have led to significant improvements through the introduction of agile work processes in organizations. SAFe is continuously improved and evolved, with the latest version 5 released in February 2021. This requires collaboration and alignment of processes. These principles and mindsets are then applied to improve business processes and the corporate structure.

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?

Agilemania

The framework lets the executives get involved in the entire process, which means the system has the support of executives. They are responsible for guiding teams through the implementation process and are tasked with encouraging workers and leadership to embrace the agile method.

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The Value of an Agile Project Management Office

MPUG

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 a standardized set of processes, practices, and metrics, enabled by a PMO, the executive stakeholder would not have faced the “it does not exist” situation as previously mentioned.

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Unpacking Agile Transformation: The System of Delivery

Leading Agile

The idea is that you teach folks how the process is supposed to work, and they will inspect and adapt and remove impediments along the way. The net effect is that we bastardize the process to accommodate the disfunction.

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

Planio

The ‘scheduling’ part of a project schedule should be a collaborative process. However, there are several additional benefits for taking the time to create a schedule early on in the project management process: Clarity: Large long-term projects can be complex to tackle.

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Scrum Vs. Kanban: Uncover the Key Considerations

Agilemania

The vital aspect of the process must be transparent to people who are involved in the outcome. Those involved in the process should also inspect the product backlog, sprint backlog, and the increment to progress towards the product goal. Make process policies explicit.

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Project242: Build Strength in Multiple Areas, Not Just a Few

Bridge the Gap Consulting

Project242 (P242) is my journey to bike 242 miles in 24 hours, across the state of Minnesota on gravel roads, in August, 2021 (the Day Across MN, or the DAMN). These workouts include heavy tension and faster cadence at lower resistance. Processing….

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The Transformation Journey: Lessons Learned

Planview Blog

At the same time, our traditional planning processes cannot keep up or sustain us anymore: The annual plan is most on-strategy the day you finish it. We wonder if many enterprises even did annual planning for 2021: How many organizations are still running off the plan they created in 2019?

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Using OKRs with Scrum and Evidence Based Management

Scrum.org

Embedding OKRs into Scrum's Inspect/Adapt Cadence. OKRs are a great framework for setting goals. Setting high quality goals, goal clarity, and self-management, positively affect team performance [3].

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Encapsulation of Value

Leading Agile

Despite the obtuseness of the term, the concept is rather straightforward: encapsulating value means intentionally establishing a clear governance process and organizational structure that facilitates an alignment of product development execution to defined strategic objectives.

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How Has the Pandemic Changed Hiring, Onboarding, and Culture at LeadingAgile?

Leading Agile

For starters, we made Zoom a mandatory part of our interviewing process. They meet on an agreed-upon cadence and can reach out to other Pod members for questions, help, and a friendly voice. I always felt that a big part of the enjoyment of work is the people I get to work with.

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Enable Lasting Technical Change by Building Empathy & Trust

Leading Agile

This entire process is designed to harness the natural downriver current of the team, and allow the team to make the change, with the support of leadership. The process is straightforward – on a regular cadence execute these themed conversations with the team.

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?

Agilemania

The framework lets the executives get involved in the entire process, which means the system has the support of executives. They are responsible for guiding teams through the implementation process and are tasked with encouraging workers and leadership to embrace the agile method.

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Dealing With “Remote Sprawl”: How to Manage Teams, People, and Projects Across Time Zones

Planio

In this guide, we’re going to cover the tools, processes, and cultural shifts you need to make to successfully collaborate from wherever you are, Jump to a section: How to reverse Remote Sprawl: 10 reasons teams spread across time zones fall apart (and how to avoid them).

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

Leading Agile

And so that’s kinda what we’re talking about, but one of the big challenges is when you’re dealing with agile at that level of scale like how do you begin the process of transformation? So my voice is in the process of wearing out on me.

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Webinar Recap: Introduction to the Power BI Suite

MPUG

Ben Howard: And then also, I want to take you through step three here, which is understanding the process of creating and publishing reports, and to understand that whole lot of terminology around the workspaces. Power BI gets refreshed every month so it has a high cadence.

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The Virtuous Cycle of Trust and Influence

Leading Agile

But before we get to that process, let’s talk about common failure modes that get in the way. . Delivering on a regular, predictable cadence. For example, we sit down with a client and we think their problem is around too much Work in Process (WIP).

How We Reduced Cycle Time from 164 Days to 8 Days in 6 Months

Scrum.org

We also streamlined our legacy deployment process into CI/CD pipelines which removed a painful friction to frequent deployments. . A bonus on top of that, would be deep knowledge about the business processes relevant to your product. CADENCE & RELIABILITY. BACKGROUND.

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Scrum Vs. Kanban: Uncover the Key Considerations

Agilemania

The vital aspect of the process must be transparent to people who are involved in the outcome. Those involved in the process should also inspect the product backlog, sprint backlog, and the increment to progress towards the product goal. Make process policies explicit.

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Building Trust via Trustworthiness

Leading Agile

Teams don’t keep a regular cadence of collaboration and review. The Business grows tired of the process and simply sets a date and freezes the scope. I walked into the conference room to meet with the VP of enterprise Agile Transformation.

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5 Frequent Meetings That Could Have Been an Email

Project Bliss

If you hold a project meeting on a cadence and have no new information, progress, or changes since the last meeting – with nothing to discuss – please send an email with this update and let everyone have that time for other work.

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Release planning and predictable delivery

Scrum.org

Without a regular cadence of delivery of working software any belief that you will get a usable increment is misguided at best. Many organisations wrestle with the seeming incompatibility between agile and release management, and they struggle with release planning and predictable delivery.

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Product Discovery Anti-Patterns Leading to Failure

Scrum.org

Meanwhile, some ideas have gained buzzword status in the process, causing the occasional collateral damage along the way. This core agile product creation process is agnostic to the product delivery framework, be it Scrum, XP, or any other framework.

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Getting started with a Definition of Done (DoD)

Scrum.org

Since Professional Scrum Teams build software that works , stop, create a working increment of software that meets your definition of done (DoD), and then start Sprinting, and review what you mean by “working” continuously, and at least on a regular cadence.

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Returning organization back to the present

Scrum.org

And before the approval of these guidelines, the approval process itself also took some time, when everyone tried to take into account all the important details in it, so that we could provide the best service. We’ll go walking out. While others shout. Of war disaster. Oh, we won’t give in.

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Success of implementing EBM

Scrum.org

There are plenty of challenges regarding the process of applying Evidence-Based Management, there are also great results. It happens due to frequent inspection and adaptation, so empirical process.

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L'esprit du jeu avant tout !

Scrum.org

Scrum is more about behavior than it is about process. The framework of Scrum is based upon five core values: commitment, focus, openness, respect and courage. Gunther Verheyen -. . J'adore les jeux de société.

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