Beyond Agile Gratitude #2 - Lean Thinking and the Kanban Method

Leading Answers

David Anderson has done much to popularize and explain lean and the Theory of Constraints thinking. David and I worked together in the early 2000s on the Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN) board. Encourage acts of leadership at every level.

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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.

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

Leading Answers

In addition to an agnostic understanding of Lean, Kanban, Scrum and other agile approaches, we also agreed people should know about the basics of servant leadership, conflict management, team decision making, and coaching.

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

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.

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Pitfalls of referencing agile

Kiron Bondale

Many so called agile practices emerged from lean, DSDM, Scrum, XP and other precursors to the Manifesto. If you liked this article, why not read my book Easy in Theory, Difficult in Practice which contains 100 other lessons on project leadership?

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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. To start us off, join us for the keynote on Agile Leadership & Enterprise Transformation with Marcel Greutmann , VP Cloud Advisory Services at IBM Europe.

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Industrial Psychology for Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

This often ends in restructure because execs want to make the organisation lean and change the way people think. Project failure happens because of poor planning or poor leadership.

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How to Create a Small Business Plan: A Quick Guide

Organization and management team: This section shows exactly how the small business is organized, from day-to-day operations to its leadership team. These are three popular business plans for small businesses: The Lean Plan. A lean plan is just that—lean.

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Announcing My New Book “Beyond Agile”

Leading Answers

Instead, they used a clever mix of agile, leadership, emotional intelligence and industry-specific knowledge to get the work that needed doing today done. Agile Project Management Books Events Leadership Lean NoProjects Personal Agility Remote Work Tailoring Approaches Teams Visual Learning

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The model might be basic, but it isn’t common

Kiron Bondale

If we analyze these activities through the lens of lean, none of these are value-add. (Photo by Moose Photos from Pexels ). George Bernard Shaw said: “ The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place ”.

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Beyond Agile - Webinar Recording

Leading Answers

Lean-Agile MeetUp group hosted by Sanjiv Augustine. Agile Project Management Books Events Leadership Lean Teams Visual LearningLast month I did a 20-minute overview of my new Beyond Agile book for the Washington D.C.

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Comprehensive Guide to Becoming A SAFe Agilist


SAFe® is a knowledge base of proven, integrated principles, practices, and competencies for achieving business agility using Lean, Agile, Systems Thinking, and DevOps. A SAFe agilist leads a Lean-Agile Enterprise with the help of SAFe®. Becoming a Lean-Agile Leader.

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How Feasible Are Hybrid Teams In Reality?


Leaning into your weaknesses as a leader and strengthening them. productive hybrid-work hybrid-teams leadership remote-workingImage Source: Pixabay Managing a hybrid team might seem much simpler than managing an all in-person team.

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Five factors required for teams to self-organize

Kiron Bondale

Third, there needs to be encouragement and commitment from leadership to help the team self-organize. Checks and balances are required but these should be done in the spirit of lean governance rather than of micromanagement. Self-organization doesn’t mean anything goes.

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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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What Is Poka Yoke | How to Use It & Why Is It Important?


This technique is a part of Lean management and ensures that there are no errors, to begin with. What Is Poka-Yoke In Lean Management? This aspect of Poka-yoke analogous with lean management where PMs strive for continuous improvement. Poka-yoke is a lifesaver in Lean management.

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SAFe® Agile Certification Cost in 2022


Scaled Agile Framework or SAFe is a set of organization and workflow patterns intended to guide organizations in scaling lean and agile practices. Lean Product Development. SAFe Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) 5.1. The Agile adoption rate went from 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021.

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The Agile Transformation Coach: Understanding the Roles and Responsibilities

Leading Agile

This team of e Agile Transformation Coaches will consist of people focused on executive-level understanding and leadership, people that teach team-level technical practices, and everything in between. Lean/Agile Leader. Leadership Experience. Lean/Agile Leadership Practitioner.

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12 Incredible Reasons You Should Get a SAFe® Agile Certification


SAFe is a knowledge base of proven, integrated principles, practices, and competencies for accomplishing business agility using Lean, Agile, and DevOps. It helps you spearhead agile transformation using lean thinking and product development flow in organizations.

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


SAFe Lean Portfolio Management (LPM). The adoption of lean-agile practices ensures that there is collaboration, coordination, and communication between cross-functional Agile teams. It isn’t the tools but the right guidance is the way to realize the dream of Lean-Agile transformation.

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Which SAFe® Certification Course is the Best Pick for You?


Experience with Agile/SAFe: You are a Lean Agile Practitioner and already executing agile flavours within your organization. – Lean -Agile Leadership. – Understanding Lean Portfolio. – Lean Agile Architecture. Lean Portfolio Management.

Webinar Recap: Transformative Leadership: How to Elevate your Impact with Less Effort and None of the Stress


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Ravi Raman’s session, Transformative Leadership: How to Elevate your Impact with Less Effort and None of the Stress, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Leadership is a kind of buzzword.

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What is the difference between Leading SAFe vs SAFe Agilis?


Learners also develop an understanding for implementing a Lean Portfolio Management function in their enterprise. Learning Goals of Leading SAFe Course: Understand 5 core competencies of the Lean Enterprise. Learn and apply Lean-Agile Mindset values and principles.

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How to Handle Negative Emotions at Work so You’re Always Calm Under Pressure

Project Bliss

You’ll improve your emotional intelligence, leadership, and overall job performance. For example, if speaking in public worries you, but you know it will be great for your career or project, learn how to manage those feelings and lean into the opportunity.

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5 Reasons to Consider pmxboard Full Agile Management Board Set for your professional and private life!

PM Times

1.The first and the only full Agile and Lean Management Set! Articles Agile Best Practices Leadership Planning Project ManagementThe most comprehensive Agile Management Set in the world Everything you would need in order to build your complete Agile process is in one package.

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Strategy Framework Canvas: How to Pick the Right Strategy Framework

The Strategic Project Manager

Here are the key considerations that pertain to finding the right framework: Your organization – Think about things like corporate culture, business model, leadership style, competitive position, core competencies, and physical and financial assets. and Lean Innovation.

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


SAFe is continuously improved and evolved, with the latest version 5 released in February 2021. SAFe picks up many already familiar elements and concepts from existing methods such as Scrum or Lean Project Management, which makes the transition easier for many companies. Lean Agile Leadership: Managers are the very core of lean agile development and business agility. Go Lean! – How Lean Management Can Help Your Project Succeed.

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


SAFe integrates four primary bodies of knowledge, namely Agile development, Lean product development, systems thinking, and DevOps, to help businesses deliver innovative products faster, predictably, and with the highest quality. Do not forget the role of the Leadership.

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Review Leading with Obeya

Henny Portman

The book Leading with Obeya – Maximizing human leadership potential by Tim Wiegel gives a complete picture of the Obeya concept. agility English Post lean review

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The Complete Guide to Six Sigma Methodology


In this article, we’ll explain what the Six Sigma methodology is, how lean Six Sigma principles differ, and how Six Sigma project management can help boost your organization’s process efficiency and quality. A strong emphasis on engaged and passionate leadership.

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The BCG Advantage Matrix

The Strategic Project Manager

Blue Ocean Approach – Identify uncontested marketplaces, even if very temporary, and build a leadership position. Lean Innovation – Build adaptive processes to learn and build business around the hotpots for customers and markets.

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2022 Online and In-Person Events for Project/Resource Managers and Industry Professionals

Epicflow Blog

The first area will involve topics related to Agile, Lean, Scrum, Kanban, System Thinking, and other methods for improving the software development process. Another area of focus will cover Lean Startup, LeanUX, Design Thinking and Customer Development topics. .

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Planning and Executing Projects Considering The Rule of Three and Four

The Strategic Project Manager

Blue Ocean Approach – find uncontested marketplaces, and even build a leadership position. Lean Innovation – discover and build a business around the hotpots for customers and markets.

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How to Become an Agile Project Manager?


Leadership Qualities: Needless to say, an agile project manager is responsible for leading the entire project team along with the planning and execution of ideas. Explore the agile mindset in detail with the help of various agile methods like design thinking, lean, and Scrum.

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Tips for New Project Managers

Brad Egeland

So moving ahead, it’s what you do with that leadership role that makes you a good or great project manager. Good project management tools are there to lean on, to depend on, to help you manage a project. Project Management.

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?


They are responsible for guiding teams through the implementation process and are tasked with encouraging workers and leadership to embrace the agile method. Leadership is willing to continuously restructure and experiment for the greater good. What is SAFe agile.

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SAFe 5 as a Framework for Leveraging and Exploiting the Product Life Cycle


The maturity stage necessitates investments to make finer differentiation in the product and associated services to establish leadership. and is passionate about all things agile and leadership.

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Top 5 objections to Scrum (and why those objections are wrong)

Scrum works well with deadlines because it’s based on empiricism , lean thinking , and an iterative approach to product delivery. . Lean thinking means eliminating waste to focus only on the essentials, and iterative delivery involves delivering a usable product frequently. .

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Leading Through Change: 5 Ways to Help Your Team Cope With A Crisis (Or Any Other Major Transition)


Lean hard into trust and transparency. Lean hard into trust and transparency. Your team is looking to you for answers and for leadership. But a crisis necessitates leaning more into anecdote and gut reaction.

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?


They are responsible for guiding teams through the implementation process and are tasked with encouraging workers and leadership to embrace the agile method. Leadership is willing to continuously restructure and experiment for the greater good. What is SAFe agile.

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