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

Mike Griffiths

David Anderson has done much to popularize and explain lean and the Theory of Constraints thinking. We have a tendency to get attached to our personal favorite agile approach, whether that is Scrum, XP, or something else, and regard alternative approaches as somehow inferior or derivative.

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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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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. Agile and Scrum concepts are about everyone on a team coming together, and being empowered to work towards an end goal, with a customer-first mindset.

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Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

ProjectManager.com

Scrum Methodology. What It Is: Scrum is a short “sprint” approach to managing projects. The scrum methodology is It’s ideal for teams of no more than 10 people, and often is wedded to two-week cycles with short daily meetings, known as daily scrum meetings.

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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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What Is the Role & Responsibilities of a SAFe® Scrum Master?

Agilemania

In SAFe, the Scrum Master is not just a Scrum Master. So, by default, it implies that Scrum Master in SAFe needs to have more tools in the toolkit beyond just Scrum. . So, the SAFe Scrum Masters also plays a vital role to serve in the different layers of the organization.

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Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference_wk

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s 6th annual Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. Agile and Scrum concepts are about everyone on a team coming together, and being empowered to work towards an end goal, with a customer-first mindset.

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What Is Agile Training and Why Agile Scrum Should Be Your Next Career

Agilemania

As we inch closer to completing another year, it’s time to recap 2021. Although the year was full of surprises, the Agile adoption rate increased from 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021. They should be trained in various agile methodologies such as Scrum, SAFe, and Kanban.

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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. One of the clichés you will run across if you read enough articles or watch enough videos about agility is that we should be using the term as an adjective rather than as a noun.

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Lean Roadmapping und OKRs mit Janna Bastow ????

Scrum.org

In Kürze: HoA #42: Lean Roadmapping und OKRs mit Janna Bastow. Jetzt das Video ansehen: Janna Bastow: Lean Roadmapping and OKRs — Hands-on-Agile #42. ?? Nehmen Sie an einer von Stefans kommenden Professional Scrum-Schulungen teil ! ?? ?? ???? Lean Product-Roadmaps.

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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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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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Converting A Kanban Project into A ScrumBan Project with MS Project 2019 Agile

Management Yogi

Two most used Lean-Agile frameworks are Scrum and Kanban. In this article, we will see how to convert a pure Kanban project into a ScrumBan project, i.e., Scrum combined with Kanban.

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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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Building A Sprint Backlog with All Scrum Events in MS Project Agile

MPUG

One of the key artifacts in a Scrum Project is the Sprint Backlog, with others being the Product Backlog and (Product) Increment. Some project management practitioners think that the MS Project software is not a suitable tool for managing Scrum projects or Agile projects.

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

Mike Griffiths

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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Lean Roadmapping und OKRs mit Janna Bastow DE

Scrum.org

In Kürze: HoA #42: Lean Roadmapping und OKRs mit Janna Bastow. Jetzt das Video ansehen: Janna Bastow: Lean Roadmapping and OKRs — Hands-on-Agile #42. ?? Nehmen Sie an einer von Stefans kommenden Professional Scrum-Schulungen teil ! ?? ?? ???? Lean Product-Roadmaps.

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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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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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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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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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Building and Managing A Hybrid-Agile Plan with MS Project

MPUG

While Scrum and Kanban are two frequently used, individual Lean-Agile frameworks, many management practitioners use Hybrid-Agile approaches. We will convert the project to a Hybrid-Scrum model partially executed with a number of Sprints (or iterations).

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Project Management: Agile and Waterfall Explained

International Institute for Learning

Throw in the rich taxonomy of terms such as Waterfall, Lean, Agile, Scrum, XP, Sprints, phases, increments, and releases, and it’s easy to get lost in the terminology. By Karim Radwin , CAIA, PMP.

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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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Comprehensive Guide to Becoming A SAFe Agilist

Agilemania

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

Agilemania

Scrum Master. To gain understanding of the role of Scrum Master in SAFe ecosystem. SAFe Scrum Master. – Role of Scrum Master. Experience with Agile/SAFe: You are a Lean Agile Practitioner and already executing agile flavours within your organization.

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The Roles and Responsibilities of a SAFe Agilist You Never Knew

Agilemania

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 is the person responsible for Lean-Agile transformation. Release Train Engineer, Scrum Master.

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SAFe® Agile Certification Cost in 2022

Agilemania

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. SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) 5.1. SAFe® Scrum Master.

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

Scrum.org

One thing that every team has had in common is that, at one time, they were new to Scrum. When I engage with teams to discuss implementing the Scrum framework, they often raise potential impediments to adopting Scrum. Scrum events actually SAVE time.).

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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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12 Incredible Reasons You Should Get a SAFe® Agile Certification

Agilemania

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.

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