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. Sustainability: Look inward to find a sustainable pace and improve focus. Agile Project Management Books Lean Theory of Constraints

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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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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.

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

Planio

A lean product team strikes the perfect balance. The ideal lean product team structure at every stage (according to teams that scaled quickly). At Planio , we’re big believers in the power of sustainable growth. Sustain acceleration.

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 Executive’s Guide To Large-Scale Agile Transformation & Sustaining An Adaptive Enterprise w/ Mike Cottmeyer

Leading Agile

The three systems include a System of Delivery, a System of Transformation, and a System of Sustainability. – [Announcer] This is Mike Cottmeyer’s talk from Agile Arizona, The Executive’s Guide to Large-Scale Agile Transformation and Sustaining an Adaptive Enterprise.

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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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.” And so sustainable business agility.

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What is the difference between Leading SAFe vs SAFe Agilis?

Agilemania

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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The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook—Meet The Authors: Tom Greenwood

DigitalPM

In this series, we’re introducing you to the authors of The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook, our ebook on building green and lean online stores, available to download for free directly from The Ecomm Manager.

The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook – Meet the Authors: Neil Clark

DigitalPM

In this series, we’re introducing the authors of The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook, our ebook on building green and lean online stores, available to download for free here. The post The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook – Meet the Authors: Neil Clark appeared first on The Ecomm Manager.

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

Inloox

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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Use Case Template: Introduction of Change Management with InLoox

Inloox

Digitalization, sustainability and, more recently, global pandemics are probably the most influential challenges facing companies today. Process Optimization in Project Management (3): Lean Project Management

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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. For that, a sustainable pace is needed. Hence, one of the principles of Agile Manifesto reads as: Agile processes promote sustainable development.

The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook – Meet the Authors: Jesper Hyldahl Fogh

DigitalPM

In this series, we’re getting to know the authors of The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook, our ebook on building green and lean online stores, available to download for free directly from The Ecomm Manager.

Apply the Experience Curve Concept to Strategy and Project Management

The Strategic Project Manager

Strategy of gaining share aggressively – Investing more heavily in marketing and sales efforts can buy market share for early and sustaining advantages, provided the business has financial strength and confidence in forecasts. Practice lean innovation where appropriate.

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

Agilemania

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. Core Values of Scaled Agile Framework ®.

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The Complete Guide to Six Sigma Methodology

Wrike

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 look at the lean Six Sigma principles.

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The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook – Meet the Authors: Tim Frick

DigitalPM

In this series, we’re introducing the authors of The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook, our ebook on building green and lean online stores, available to download for free here. The post The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook – Meet the Authors: Tim Frick appeared first on The Ecomm Manager.

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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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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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From Green To Mainstream: 6 Steps To Making Your Brand More Sustainable

DigitalPM

This article is a chapter taken from The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook: The Rise of Ethical Shopping and How to Build a Green & Lean Online Brand. The post From Green To Mainstream: 6 Steps To Making Your Brand More Sustainable appeared first on The Ecomm Manager.

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

Planio

Lean hard into trust and transparency. Lean hard into trust and transparency. But a crisis necessitates leaning more into anecdote and gut reaction. Here’s an example: Planio was built as a sustainable business.

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The Complete History of Agile Software Development

Agilemania

Agile processes promote sustainable development. Naveen is a Lean-Agile Coach, Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) and Internationally acclaimed Speaker in many Conferences and Agile events.

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The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook—Meet The Authors: Krissie Leyland And Rich Bunker

DigitalPM

In this series, we’re getting to know the authors of The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook, our ebook on building green and lean online stores, available to download for free directly from The Ecomm Manager.

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The Transformation Journey: Lessons Learned

Planview Blog

At the same time, our traditional planning processes cannot keep up or sustain us anymore: The annual plan is most on-strategy the day you finish it. We wonder if many enterprises even did annual planning for 2021: How many organizations are still running off the plan they created in 2019?

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Process Improvement Plan: Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs Project Management

Lean Tools. Lean tools comprise three specialized techniques that are best suited to remove 8 types of process waste – defects, overproduction, waiting, non-utilized talent, transportation, inventory, motion, and extra-processing. “But we’ve done it this way for years.”.

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Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 1: Overview of SIPOC and Systems

MPUG

Those of you who study up on Lean Six Sigma, although it’s not exclusive just to Lean Six Sigma. The concept though, that drives the Lean Six Sigma concept, the define, the measure, the analyze, improve, control.

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Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 3: Workshop Facilitation and Questions

MPUG

But if we think of leadership, leadership as I have seen, read has really become a term that’s associated with inspiration, inspiring the team, being able to sustain the team enthusiasm and knowing the right strategy for the team and how well to implement it.

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What is Organizational Agility, Really?

Scrum.org

work-sustainability. It looks like cognitively-diverse (Syed, 2019) people collaboration, possibly applying holocracy, Agile, Lean, Lean/Agile, Product Management, the Three Ways of DevOps, or values/principles of a manifesto like the Agile Manifesto, Modern Agile, etc.

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Building Trust via Trustworthiness

Leading Agile

The VP stated the Agile teams were in ‘chaos’ since being taught the concept of Lean Agile portfolios. I walked into the conference room to meet with the VP of enterprise Agile Transformation. It’s been three weeks since I joined a team of highly experienced Agile coaches.

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7 Tips on how to create a culture of continual experimentation and learning and how to overcome resistance for change

Scrum.org

In Lean this desire is called “Kaizen”. If you achieve that, this might be one of the most important powers of your team for a sustainable future as this defines the ability to adapt quickly to new conditions and it will put you in a competitive advantage over other organizations.

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Comparing Nexus and SAFe - Similarities, Differences, potential synergies

Scrum.org

Lean/Agile Leadership. Both SAFe and Scrum/Nexus emphasize the need for a different style of leadership - leaders who serve, have a growth mindset, lead by example, live and breath Lean/Agile principles and practices, and strive for relentless improvement. .

Measure business opportunities with Unrealized Value

Scrum.org

Happy employees are usually essential to sustaining the value delivered by an organization to its customers, so why not include employee satisfaction gaps in Unrealized Value ?

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Taming the Zoo with EBM – How Evidence-Based Management Helps Solve Common Stakeholder Challenges

Scrum.org

For the ZEBRA this person normally comes in and has an idea of what they want to do, and they are very strongly leaning in a certain direction.

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Five Types Of Value

Scrum.org

This perspective on the transactions between stakeholders and Scrum Teams also draws attention to the sustainability of future transactions. But ultimately, both groups benefit from sustainable development. You can also listen to this post in this episode of our podcast .

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Webinar Recap: PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

MPUG

You have Lean. A leader job is to create a reason where a stewardship is primarily focused with respect to sustainability. With respect to caring, with respect to building in a sustainable outcome, to have a sustainable outcome.

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