What Is Aggregate Planning? Strategies & Tips

ProjectManager.com

Let’s take a look at what aggregate production planning is and some aggregate planning strategies. Here are some of the factors to consider when trying to create consistency in your process: Pricing Strategies: When demand is low, reduce the price to match capacity.

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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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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Strategy Framework Canvas: How to Pick the Right Strategy Framework

The Strategic Project Manager

The Strategy Framework Canvas is useful in helping a strategist match the right strategic framework to the situation. Finally, a diversified business, especially a large one, will find that different strategy frameworks are more appropriate for different businesses. and Lean Innovation.

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.

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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Change Management in Agile – Seeking Expert Knowledge

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Are you an expert in change management or feel that you have solid strategies with outstanding results? Do you have a wealth of experience with agile /lean project management? Deadline is 30 September 2021.

Product Manager vs Project Manager – What’s the Difference?

ProjectManager.com

Whereas product managers might rely on agile product development, lean manufacturing processes or lean software development methodologies. This involves being responsible for overseeing the product strategy, product roadmap and the product life cycle.

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Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

ProjectManager.com

The Kanban methodology helps reduce inefficiencies, and is a great project management tool for many purposes such as lean manufacturing or agile projects. The car company applied it to their lean manufacturing model, known as the Toyota production system. Lean Methodology.

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

ProjectManager.com

The project manager’s first role is making a feasible plan that achieves the goals and objectives of the project and aligns with the organization’s overall business strategy. Business & IT strategy experience.

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

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Linking Strategy to Everyday Work w/ John Cutler — ACB21. Join us on August 10, 2021 : Hands-on Agile #33: Adapt How You Lead for Agile Success—Johanna Rothman. Linking Strategy to Everyday Work (With value creation models, and time-based goals like OKRs).

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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. His keynote will explore how to apply the Disciplined Agile (DA) tool kit to improve your continuous improvement strategy.

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How to Spot Trends Early and Pivot Your Marketing Strategy

Workamajig

If you’d spotted this trend early, perhaps you could have pivoted a fitness brand’s marketing strategy in time. It can also help you take corrective actions in case your current marketing strategy isn’t yielding the right results.

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Our Look at The Top Career Trends of 2021

Teamweek

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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Industrial Psychology for Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

IO is the umbrella where you have a massive toolkit and you can dip in to select techniques and strategies that will work effectively regardless of the kind of change you are aiming for.

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How to Create a Small Business Plan: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Strategy and implementation: The strategy and implementation section addresses the challenges in the market analysis section and proposes a plan to overcome them. The goal here is to outline concrete strategies for pricing, distribution, marketing, etc.

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5 Strategies for Product Backlog refinement

Scrum.org

5 Strategies for Product Backlog refinement. Five strategies that help Scrum Teams to refine the Product Backlog: Gaining insights . All strategies help Scrum Teams and their stakeholders to have conversations about the upcoming work and thus clarify the items in the Product Backlog.

The DMAIC Methodology: Six Sigma Strategies for Businesses

Techno-PM

DMAIC is one of the many methodologies followed in the Six Sigma strategies. This is to fund the DMAIC projects and keep your company lean. It is used to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes and outcomes.

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Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 2: SIPOC Workshop Strategies

MPUG

This second session will cover SIPOC workshop strategies. Session number two, the SIPOC Workshop Strategies. Jeff Bongiovani: And then ultimately describe how to set SIPOC workshop goals and strategies.

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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. ?? Lean Product-Roadmaps. Hands-on Agile 42: Lean Roadmapping and OKRs mit Janna Bastow. ??

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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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6 Most Efficient Online Timer(s) to Track Your Billable Hours

nTask

Since the inception of lean Agile project management , the organizational paradigm has inclined, more or less, towards managing remote teams that can work from anywhere rather than office-based staff. Check it out: 15 Best Toggl Alternatives for 2021 & Counting.

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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.” We’re trying to connect a strategy.

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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. ?? Lean Product-Roadmaps. Hands-on Agile 42: Lean Roadmapping and OKRs mit Janna Bastow. ??

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31 Days of Portfoleon: Day 1 Aligning High Level Plans

Brad Egeland

Drive your strategy with Portfoleon: a lean product roadmapping and project portfolio management software that helps you stay on top of your game Portfoleon helps organizations align on high-level plans.

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The Low Code No Code Opportunity

The Strategic Project Manager

This article explores some things that are happening in this growth area, why it exists, and implications for strategy and project management. These projects seem to lend themselves strongly to an agile approach, mixed with lean innovation.

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Dynamic Capabilities Framework: Useful and Familiar to Project Managers

The Strategic Project Manager

It shows that there is an interrelationship between dynamic capabilities, which are part of overall capabilities, and resources as well as strategy. Where does the Dynamic Capabilities Framework fit in the realm of strategy vs some other strategic frameworks?

Portfoleon PPM Solution Helps Organizations Stay Aligned with Their High-Level Plans

Brad Egeland

Portfoleon helps organizations align on high-level plans Drive your strategy with Portfoleon : a lean product roadmapping and project portfolio management software that helps you stay on top of your game.

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The BCG Advantage Matrix

The Strategic Project Manager

Understanding where the competitive environment is along those two dimensions can provide an organization with some realistic insights to guide the development of strategy. Lean Innovation – Build adaptive processes to learn and build business around the hotpots for customers and markets.

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Planning and Executing Projects Considering The Rule of Three and Four

The Strategic Project Manager

Less stable environments, by contrast, require a more adaptive approach – to both strategy and project management. This post explores an old rule in strategy for stable industries, the Rule of Three and Four. Strategy Framework Rule of Three and Four

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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. Karim Radwan is a Director at Probity Strategy Consulting and a Trainer with IIL. By Karim Radwin , CAIA, PMP.

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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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Ansoff Matrix Model: Explanation, Advantages, and Disadvantages

The Strategic Project Manager

It can be useful for devising strategy, presenting to stakeholders, and for collaborating about direction. The matrix can provide a great presentation tool for explaining strategies or to support collaborative discussion. Strategy Framework Ansoff Matrix Model

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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. SAFe is a framework that not only aligns team and the program level but also stays in line with the organizational strategy.

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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. His keynote will explore how to apply the Disciplined Agile (DA) tool kit to improve your continuous improvement strategy.

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

Agilemania

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

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

nTask

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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A Complete Guide to the What and Why of Business Agility

Agilemania

The entire organization needs to use lean and agile practices to deliver solutions faster than the competitors. Your business should be able to modify its strategies in accordance with the situation in the fastest possible time. Always stick to basics of Agile and Lean.

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

nTask

A study by BCG/MIT finds that 90% of executives deem sustainability to be important, yet only 60% of companies incorporate sustainability as part of their business strategy, and even less (25%) integrate sustainability into the core of their business model.

5 Best Practices for Continuous Testing

Brad Egeland

It is a strategy of evaluating quality at every step of the Continuous Delivery Process.

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