The Rhythmic Dance of Agile with Cadence


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.

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. This flexibility comes when you as a manager ask the team to act based on the demand out there. Monthly Risk Review.


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Creating a Risk-Adjusted Backlog

Mike Griffiths

This article explains what a risk-adjusted backlog is, why they are useful, how to create one and how teams work with them. What is a Risk-Adjusted Backlog? The Economics of Risk Management. Negative risks are called threats, and positive risks are called opportunities.

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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

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Project Communication Management: What is it all about?

Rebel’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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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms


Project management terminology can be complicated. It doesn’t matter whether you’re working towards your PMP certification or simply managing projects casually in your organization, knowing core project management terms always helps. All Project Management Terms.

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Comprehensive Guide to Becoming A SAFe Agilist


Added to this is the complex problem of managing multiple agile teams. It is a set of knowledge that has structured guidance regarding roles and responsibilities, work planning and work management, and core values. Apply cadence, synchronize with cross-domain planning.

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What Are Feedback Loops and How to Implement Them in Your Business?


In Kanban methodology , there are seven cadences and each of them is implemented via a meeting. Let us take a look at each cadence and how it works: 1. Delivery planning meetings take up approximately 1 or 2 hours and are carried out every delivery cadence. Risk Review.

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The Simple Way to Improve Visibility on Projects


In a project-led business it’s about having a clear picture of how a project is performing, including resource allocation and potential risks. A work management software tool can help, but only if everyone looks at it. I can’t always see potential risks and threats to my project.

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Creating an Agile Transformation Roadmap

Leading Agile

There should be a regular cadence with the leadership team to formally review intermediate deliverables, challenge assumptions, and identify risks. As the rollout gets underway, we manage risks, escalate issues, and produce weekly progress reports.

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


And while tools like Planio do a good job of helping you stay connected, successfully managing teams across countries and timezones takes a completely new set of skills. Poor people management: Embrace your team’s nuances. Poor people management: Embrace your team’s nuances.

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Troubleshooting in Lean-Agile Development


Many project managers utilize a Lean-Agile approach when there is high change or churn in project requirements, significant lack of clarity in scope, high complexity to their projects, and/or a larger number of risks associated with such. It’s usually based on a cadence.

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?


SAFe is designed to give teams flexibility and help manage some of the challenges larger organizations have when practicing agile. These challenges make it difficult in: Managing inter-team dependencies to deliver an Increment. What is SAFe agile.

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


Move onto task management and list out milestones and steps. But like everything in project management, a project schedule needs to find the sweet spot between simple and complicated to be helpful. A project plan covers how you’ll manage the project. Stakeholder management.

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How Agile Practices Enable Remote Working

We’ve already discussed the importance of decentralised command and decision-making in an earlier blog, outlining how managers need to be able to train, mentor and teach their teams. The stand-up facilitates teamwork and risk management, boosts morale and keeps the team moving forward. #3

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6 Project Management Trends to Expect in 2022


Project management will undergo significant changes this coming year. Worldwide physical and cultural events are shaping every new project management trend happening in the industry. They may even be transforming the entire project management discipline.

How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?


SAFe is designed to give teams flexibility and help manage some of the challenges larger organizations have when practicing agile. These challenges make it difficult in: Managing inter-team dependencies to deliver an Increment. What is SAFe agile.

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A Word on Velocity

Leading Agile

Velocity, while seemingly a simple measure of team output, is quite often one of the most misconstrued metrics by organizations new to Agile ways of working – by both managers and the teams themselves.

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Webinar Recap: Introduction to the Power BI Suite


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Ben Howard’s session, Power BI for Business Users and Project Managers – Part 1: Introduction to the Power BI Suite, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Or when my non mitigated risks go from zero to one.

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The Virtuous Cycle of Trust and Influence

Leading Agile

In today’s environment, organizations are striving for business Agility, or else they risk being put out of business. Delivering on a regular, predictable cadence. Trust is really only necessary when there is meaningful risk or uncertainty.

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

Due to horrible time-management on my part, we could not answer all the questions in the webinar, so we are answering them in this blog instead. EXECUTIVE REPORTING: How was the progress reported to executive management that is used to Gantt Charts type reporting? CADENCE & RELIABILITY.

Product Discovery Anti-Patterns Leading to Failure

And this is precisely the point: The Product Owner miraculously identifies what is the best way to proceed as a Scrum Team by managing the Product Backlog. Apparently, there is a difference in the inspect & adapt cadence when product strategy and Sprint Backlog are compared to each other.

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5  misconceptions about Scrum's Sprint Event

The duration of the Sprint is timeboxed to a maximum of one month, establishing a cadence within which the Scrum team works together to deliver value. Here’s why: To deal with the risk inherent in complex environments, Scrum uses an iterative, incremental approach.

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