What Is Lean Project Management?


This is commonly called lean project management. What Is Lean Project Management? Lean project management focuses on delivering a manufacturing project with more value and less waste. To work, lean project management relies on continuous improvement. The 5 Lean Principles.

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A 2021 Comprehensive Guide on Lean vs Agile Methodologies


These frameworks are many, but the ones we are interested in, in this article, are Lean and Agile. So, without further ado, let’s take a deep dive into describing what Lean and Agile project management methodologies are and how are they different from one another. Lean Approach.

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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. Two Lean-Agile Types. Flow-based Lean-Agile.

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Best Kanban Software of 2021 for Project Management


Here’s our ranking of the best kanban software of 2021. 2021 Best Kanban Software Rankings. Related: 5 Best Trello Alternatives in 2021. While it could be used for more traditional methodologies, the software is more concerned with teams working with lean or agile frameworks.

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Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

Best Task Management Software of 2021 for Teams


So, given all that, let’s rank the best task management software of 2021. 2021 Best Task Management Software Rankings. But it also has a Gantt chart timeline for lean visual management and task dependencies.

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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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PMXBoard -  The Only Full Agile and Lean Management Planning Set

Brad Egeland

The set comes with pre designed but also customizable full magnetic board, which weights just above 6 lbs, and comes with 84 pieces of magnetic cards set in order to build your Kanban, Scrum, or any other type of Lean Board.

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A Lean Innovation Management Process: Discovering and Creating Value

The Strategic Project Manager

Lean innovation management originated from startups, but is applicable in helping bring a startup mentality to a variety of types of organizations. Let’s start be defining lean innovation. What is lean innovation, and why is it important? What is Lean Innovation Management?

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The 27 Most Annoying Business Buzzwords of 2021

TrustRadius Project Management

This year we returned to discover the most egregious professional faux pas of 2021. The Most Annoying Business Jargon of 2021. When the TrustRadius community voted on their most hated buzzwords of 2021, a clear theme emerged. New in 2021). New in 2021).

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


Knowledge of agile and lean approaches such as Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, among others. Project managers are the point person in charge of a specific project or projects within an organization.

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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. In this article, we’ll preview key themes that will be discussed at this unique learning event. View full event and registration details here.

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Lean Project Management: What Is It and Why You Should Be Using it


The lean system was mostly used in manufacturing. If you're a project manager, a team leader, or even a regular employee, you need to know the core principles behind lean project management. His ideas about quality control to the development of lean methodology.

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What Is Aggregate Planning? Strategies & Tips


This is part of a larger lean production strategy, which saves money by waiting until an order is placed. For any company to profit from a product, there must be a strategic plan in place to produce just enough to meet that need.

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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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.

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How to Stay Lean While you Scale Your Product Team From Product/Market Fit to Growth


A lean product team strikes the perfect balance. The ideal lean product team structure at every stage (according to teams that scaled quickly). The ideal lean product team structure at every stage (according to teams that scaled quickly).

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Our Look at The Top Career Trends of 2021


But it didn’t end in 2020, with some interesting career trends extending into 2021. . In this article, we’re going to dive deep into the current career trends the job market is seeing in 2021. Around the world, the US employment rate also rose to 58% in April 2021, up from 54.6%

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12 Best Free & Paid Kanban Board Tools [2021]


With its roots in lean manufacturing, many companies use Kanban to improve their productivity and deliver optimal customer value. 12 top tools to consider in 2021 How to choose the right tool for you.

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Agile Asanas: Scrum Inputs and Outputs 2021 (Sprint I/O) - Part 1

Management Yogi

The Scrum Guide has changed and it has come with a number of new concepts such as Product Goal, Lean Thinking, Commitment based Artifacts among others.

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How to Create a Small Business Plan: A Quick Guide


These are three popular business plans for small businesses: The Lean Plan. A lean plan is just that—lean. A lean plan is especially useful during periods of rapid growth. A lean plan is not to be mistaken for a one-page business plan.

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Why perfect is the enemy of good - using lean change to apply agile in context


Why perfect is the enemy of good - using lean change to apply agile in context. The senior execs that we work with in banks, financial organisations and asset management firms are massively time-poor, operating in lean resource environments.

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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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How to write a lean PRD (product requirements document) for your next project in 5 steps (with free template)


Agile is all about staying lean and adapting to user feedback, right? The essential elements of a lean, mean one-pager PRD. The essential elements of a lean, mean one-pager PRD. In an effort to keep things lean, it’s easy to miss out on vital information.

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Monroe’s Motivated Sequence: Messages with Massive Impact

Project Bliss

Describe the new and easier situation in ways that your audience can feel the change and lean into having that positive change. Monroe’s Motivated Sequence outlines principles of speech you can use anytime you need to move an audience to act.

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SAFe Simply Explained (Part 2): Basic Idea and Most Important Terms


The SAFe method is based on the Lean philosophy and offers a fixed framework in which Scrum and other agile management methods can be scaled to the entire company. Process Optimization in Project Management (3): Lean Project Management. Go Lean! –

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Five factors required for teams to self-organize

Kiron Bondale

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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Linking Strategy to Everyday Work — John Cutler at the Agile Camp Berlin 2021


In this highly engaging speaker session from the Agile Camp Berlin 2021, John Cutler delves into the advantages of linking strategy to everyday work: Motivation, inspiration, seeing the big picture despite working on a small iteration. ?? All speaker sessions of the Agile Camp Berlin 2021.

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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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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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Announcing My New Book “Beyond Agile”

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Books Events Leadership Lean NoProjects Personal Agility Remote Work Tailoring Approaches Teams Visual LearningI am excited to announce my new book “ Beyond Agile: Achieving success with situational knowledge and skills “ is launching.

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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. C-Level / Business Owners / Lean Coaches.

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SAFe Easy Explained (Part2): Basic Idea and Most Important Terms


The SAFe method is based on the Lean philosophy and offers a fixed framework in which Scrum and other agile management methods can be scaled to the entire company. Process Optimization in Project Management (3): Lean Project Management. Go Lean! –

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Dynamic Capabilities Framework: Useful and Familiar to Project Managers

The Strategic Project Manager

The Dynamic Capabilities Framework provides a structured approach that has more in common with a strategic agility approach or a lean innovation process , where flexibility in the face of change is emphasized.

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Management Basics: The 5 Principles of the Kaizen Philosophy


Process Optimization in Project Management (3): Lean Project Management. Kaizen is a life and work philosophy that originated in Japanese manufacturing technology, particularly in the post-war automotive industry.

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

Project Bliss

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. Knowing how to handle emotions at work can help you navigate tough situations.

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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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10 Top Process Improvement Tools You Need to Create a More Sustainable Business


Process Improvement Tool #7: Lean Six Sigma (DMAIC). Lean Six Sigma gives a structured approach to scrutinize operations, looking at data and processes to uncover and remove waste.

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Creating a Risk-Adjusted Backlog

Leading Answers

Prioritizing based on business value is an example of the lean concept of 'Taking an Economic View of Decision Making.' 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?

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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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