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Applying the heuristics of “How Big Things Get Done” to adaptive delivery

Kiron Bondale

construction, mining, aerospace), it is tempting to assume that these heuristics are only relevant to projects delivered with a predictive approach. Scrum Master) or a product owner, relevant experience and knowledge are critical. Whether we are looking to fill the role of a project manager, an agile lead (e.g.

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The Evolution of Project Management

The IIL Blog

Private Sector Project Manager Selection The birth of modern-day project management is most frequently attributed to the engineering community, mainly aerospace and defense. Client/Stakeholder Collaboration In the early years of growth, the aerospace and defense contractors were marketing- and sales-driven companies.

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Agile Revolution in the Defense Industry

Like the manufacturer of the JAS 39E Saab Gripen fighter, a handful of players are relying on Scrum to radically improve their economic competitiveness. How can Scrum principles be applied in the defense industry? Firehawk Aerospace 3D prints rockets and a solid form of fuel to launch them.

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The Growth of Assistant Project Managers

The IIL Blog

Skills Needed: The Early Years In the 1950s and 1960s, the aerospace and defense industry contractors were the heaviest users of project management and established many of the forms, guidelines, templates, and checklists that were later updated to become the standards for project management. During the 1980s, another form of APM appeared.

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Agile: Past, Present, & Future. A Conversation with Agile Trainer, Rubin Jen.

International Institute for Learning

Rubin Jen has been in the project management field for over 23 years, spanning aerospace, engineering, telecom, software development, outsourcing, consulting, not-for-profit and government sectors. He has worked with companies such as Bombardier Aerospace, Celestica, Accenture and the Ontario Government. ABOUT THE AUTHOR.

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Reflection and Takeaways on Agility from the SMC-IT 2018 Space Mission Design conference

The IIL Blog

Case studies on how agile methodologies have been applied to mission planning and how scrum has been used in spacecraft construction were discussed, as well as topics such as developing and delivering software, reliability and reuse of software, onboard processing, and communication. Representing Scrum, Inc. Representing Scrum, Inc.

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WBS and Product Backlog: Siblings or Distant Cousins?

Leading Answers

However, they did not use the term “work breakdown structure” or WBS until 1962 when DoD, NASA and the aerospace industry published a document about PERT that described the WBS approach. E2: Do high-risk steps early – Prioritize the work based on risk. Are they really so different?

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