A 2021 Comprehensive Guide on Lean vs Agile Methodologies

nTask

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

MPUG

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

ProjectManager.com

Here’s our ranking of the best kanban software of 2021. 2021 Best Kanban Software Rankings. Related: 5 Best Trello Alternatives in 2021. It can be used in an agile framework by scrum teams for sprints, but it also serves other industries, such as marketing and publications.

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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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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. With the new Scrum Guide, you can also see changes to the various events of Scrum.

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

ProjectManager.com

Agile certifications: These are ideal for those project managers that want to work in agile environments as a scrum master, agile certified practitioner or agile value stream consultant. Knowledge of agile and lean approaches such as Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, among others.

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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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Maximize Your Learning With Online Scrum Master Certification Training

Agilemania

Professional Scrum Master training is highly interactive training for 14 hours, and students learn by doing it in class. We use Scrum to teach Scrum in our class to gain practical knowledge. Scrum is a framework to address complex adaptive problems.

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Scrum Vs. Kanban: Uncover the Key Considerations

Agilemania

Scrum vs. Kanban is one of the most trending comparisons in the world of agile methodology! However, while Scrum and Kanban both have differences, their principles are the same. Though Scrum is one of the most popular methods in agile, organizations are recently choosing Kanban.

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

Scrum.org

Why perfect is the enemy of good - using lean change to apply agile in context. Importantly, unlike many Agile coaches and training programmes, our teams of Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, Product Owners and Skilled Engineers all come from a project delivery background.

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

Inloox

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. The basic concept SAFe divides enterprise agility into three level of abstractions: Team level (Scrum teams).

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Is a Scrum Master an Agile Coach?

Scrum.org

The Scrum Master and Agile Coaching. In the agile enterprise, a Scrum Master has three key areas of accountability [1]: Coaching teams by promoting cross-functionality and helping them to self-manage and self-organise within guardrails set by executive. How does the Scrum Master Coach?

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Differences Between a SAFe Scrum Master and a Scrum Master

Agilemania

Is a SAFe Scrum Master and Scrum Master having two different accountabilities or the same? Is a SAFe Scrum Master, a Scrum Master with additional responsibilities for scaling? In SAFe, Scrum Master is not just “Scrum” Master.

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The Rhythmic Dance of Agile with Cadence

MPUG

We have learned before, there can be two Lean-Agile frameworks at a high-level: iteration-based and flow-based. In iteration-based Agile, such as Extreme Programming (XP) or Scrum, an iteration length is prescribed. Articles agile cadence project management project managers scrum

Can Scrum work for hard deadlines?

Scrum.org

If you’ve ever wondered whether Scrum can work for hard deadlines, the answer is – yes! Not only can Scrum work in these situations, but in my experience, using this agile framework increases the probability of meeting challenging deadlines. Lean Thinking.

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

Scrum.org

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

Inloox

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. The basic concept SAFe divides enterprise agility into three level of abstractions: Team level (Scrum teams).

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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.” I don’t mean Scrum.

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Zu viele Meetings in Scrum!?

Scrum.org

“Ich bin ja ein großer Fan von Scrum, aber. Sätze, die ich häufiger von Vorgesetzten, von Entwicklern und auch von Scrum Mastern und Product Ownern höre. Daher diskutieren wir in meinen Professional Scrum Master Trainings immer wieder darüber. Wozu Scrum Events da sind.

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Maximize Your Learning With Online Scrum Master Certification Training

Agilemania

Professional Scrum Master training is highly interactive training for 14 hours, and students learn by doing it in class. We use Scrum to teach Scrum in our class to gain practical knowledge. Scrum is a framework to address complex adaptive problems.

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Scrum Vs. Kanban: Uncover the Key Considerations

Agilemania

Scrum vs. Kanban is one of the most trending comparisons in the world of agile methodology! However, while Scrum and Kanban both have differences, their principles are the same. Though Scrum is one of the most popular methods in agile, organizations are recently choosing Kanban.

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

Inloox

In most cases, however, previous experience is based only on the small-scale use of Scrum or other agile methods in individual departments. 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. Go Lean! –

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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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Optimal Size of a Scrum Team

ActiveCollab

A typical scrum team needs to have the necessary skills to carry out tasks efficiently while taking care of product quality and productivity. Therefore, in this article, we will be addressing the recommended size of the scrum team and see how your company fits into this math.

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Do we really need SAFe, LeSS, Spotify, or Nexus to be agile?

Agilemania

which got revised in February 2021. Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS): Craig Larman and Bas Vodde created the LeSS framework. It developed by taking Scrum and trying many different experiments to discover what works. It is a framework build upon Scrum but keeps Scrum untouched.

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?

Agilemania

The organizations start with few teams initially, and it is easier to follow simple & lightweight frameworks like Scrum or Kanban at this stage. The most important skills for an agile coach include: Strong understanding of Scrum and Kanban. Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS).

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How to pass SAFe Agilist exam and get certified?

Agilemania

For example, suppose you haven’t worked at the portfolio level, in which case, it’s beneficial to go through the articles on value stream, Lean Portfolio Management, including that of Lean Budgets and Guardrails.

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

Agilemania

Most of us started our Agile journey with one framework, and that is Scrum. Scrum is simple to understand with some immutable principles & guidelines. For a long period, our idea of Agile was only Scrum. The lean economics.

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The Audio Version of the Scrum Guide 2020 Reordered Is Available

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Download the Scrum Guide 2020 Reordered Audiobook. The audiobook of the Scrum Guide 2020 Reordered is a 22-minute long MP3 file. The Background of the Scrum Guide 2020 Reordered. Scaling Scrum. Scrum Adoption. Scrum Theory. Scrum Values.

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YDS: How Do You Facilitate the Daily Scrum without the 3 Questions?

Scrum.org

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How Do You Facilitate the Daily Scrum without the 3 Questions? Today's question is from Jodie who wants to know about alternatives to the 3 questions when facilitating the Daily Scrum.

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How to Become an Agile Project Manager?

Agilemania

Scrum is the most popular framework, but we advise understanding agile fundamentals before moving to Scrum. Explore the agile mindset in detail with the help of various agile methods like design thinking, lean, and Scrum.

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What Is A Project Task? And How to Get Things Done In an Agile Environment

nTask

The two most popular methodologies include waterfall and Scrum. Scrum Methodology for Smart Work. Scrum is a sub-category of the Agile framework , where you do not need to plan exhaustively. Scrum allows you to work in deliverable scrum sprints.

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Waterfall Should Have Never Existed: Part 1

MPUG

I’d like to begin by sharing a brilliant quote that puts the latest project management fashion, Agile, into humbling perspective: “ A Waterfall project is just an Agile (Scrum) project with one huge sprint!

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When The Scrum Master As A Teacher Becomes A Preacher

Scrum.org

About five years ago I published the paper “ The 8 Stances of a Scrum Master ”. In the paper, I describe the misunderstood and preferred stances of a Scrum Master. It often gets fulfilled in such a way the Scrum Master becomes Scrum police. The Scrum Master as a Teacher.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

Lean : "Lean" is an approach towards project management that prioritizes minimizing waste and maximizing value. Lean Project Management emerged from Lean Manufacturing principles pioneered by Toyota. Project management terminology can be complicated.

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IDC Names Clarizen a Leader in Work Management and Cloud PPM

Clarizen

Support for agile processes as well as frameworks like Lean, LeSS, and Scrum.

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Top 15 Kanban Tools for Productive Teams

ProProfs Project Management

Supports Scrum, which is useful for agile teams. Supports Scrum for agile project management. LeanKit (Best for Lean Project Management). LeanKit is explicitly designed for lean project management.

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The Complete History of Agile Software Development

Agilemania

Naveen is a Lean-Agile Coach, Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) and Internationally acclaimed Speaker in many Conferences and Agile events. In the early 1990s, PC computing began to rise in organizations, but software development faced a hurdle.

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Free Workshop 03: Introduction to Kanban & Flow [Review & Retrospective]

Scrum.org

This workshop was delivered on 2nd September 2021 and focused on introducing the core concepts of Kanban & Flow. Audience: Scrum Masters , Practitioners. Previous Review: Free Workshop 02: Introduction to Scrum & Empiricism [Review & Retrospective].

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