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Understanding Agile

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Learning to successfully manage agile projects requires you to first familiarize yourself with the concept of Agile. What is the agile methodology? The agile movement first began in the 1970s when it was introduced by a doctor named Winston Royce. General Agile

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Pitfalls of referencing agile

Kiron Bondale

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. Misunderstandings can also happen when we treat agile as an adjective in the wrong manner.

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Agile Project Management: Principles, Meetings, Values & Tools

ProjectManager.com

What Is Agile Project Management? Agile project management is an iterative approach to delivering a project through short planning cycles called sprints. Agile project management allows teams to gather customer feedback as the project progresses. History of the Agile Methodology.

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Agile Mastery Institute in Africa

Growing Agile

The whole certification model needed a shake up, and I’m glad that the Agile Mastery Institute is aiming to do just that! Unlike other Scrum Master certifications, the Scrum Mastery Pathway nurtures Scrum Masters into great agile professionals who guide real transformation.

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Unlocking Business Agility: Leveraging the Power of Strategy Execution

True business agility is impossible if execution is disconnected from strategic planning. Download this eBook to learn about the key capabilities every organization must adopt to more effectively & strategically execute all work across the enterprise.

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Agile and the sailor's analogy

Musings on Project Management

The presentation -- in the link below -- that I gave to PMI some years ago that makes an analogy between sailing a boat and Agile methods is still relevant, and probably will remain so.Why?Because Because a sailing "project" is has much in common with an Agile project:Tactics overlay a strategic goal, though there are broadly stated limitations and rulesSmall teams have to work together, or else someone. agile

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Agile Project Management for Marketing

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This is a guest contribution from Monica Georgieff, Agile Coach and Trainer at AgileSherpas. We’ve got the data to show you exactly how marketers are taking this period in their stride using Agile practices. Does Agile project management for marketing really work?

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Agile Maturity & Change Management: 3 Steps for Achieving Executive Buy-In

Lindsey Marymont

Agile Portfolio Management. Agile Maturity & Change Management: 3 Steps for Achieving Executive Buy-In. Large-scale change is difficult for any organization, and no less so when it involves growing Agile maturity in project and portfolio management. Skip to main content.

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What is Agile Project Planning? An Introduction for Beginners

ProjectManager.com

While agile is relatively new, it has made a big splash in the work of project management. It started in software development, but has since been adopted by other industries that have seen the benefit of agile’s iterative approach. What Is Agile Project Management?

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Mixed methodologies: Agile and.

Musings on Project Management

This quote comes from a nicely argued case -- from the agile blog 'leading answers' -- for mixing agile methods in rather traditional businesses, like the oil and gas exploration/production business If ever there was a business that. agile Teamwork Virtual teamsThere comes a point where more planning can not remove the remaining uncertainty, instead execution must be used to provide data and remove uncertainty.

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Agility In Digital Marketing Is Table Stakes For Success

Speaker: Megan Sangha and Amit Pande, Wrike Team

Digital marketing today looks very different from last year, and changes will only continue. As marketers are consistently pressured to face more unknowns and do more with less, many marketing leaders are sharpening their focus on agility and asking some tough but critical questions: Are we as agile as we should be? Can we easily manage campaigns and collaborate from kickoff to launch? Can we quickly access the data we need to inform our decisions? Do we have the right tools to be agile, pivot as needed, and maximize success?

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Working for an enterprise with Agile

Musings on Project Management

Applying agile methodology in your software project? You may have heard that agile is all about small self-directing teams -- yes, that's part of the doctrine. Where do those people, agileWorking for an organization large enough to be called an 'enterprise'? Probably that's good.Why so?Access Access to resources is the main reason. But how many teams are needed for your project? Dozens? Hundreds even?

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The 12 Agile Principles: Definitions & How to Use Them

ProjectManager.com

Agile principles are the foundations of agile. Agile is a project management methodology that allows development teams to set up a dynamic work management framework. This method is based on 12 guiding principles, known as agile principles. What Are the 12 Agile Principles?

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Agile Release Planning- A Comprehensive Guide for Agile Professionals

nTask

Agile release planning plays a similar role in Agile processes. An agile release plan is a flexible methodology that guides you through every step of the process by helping you incorporate feedback obtained from end-users and stakeholders. What Is Agile Release Planning?

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COVID-19 and agile are strange bed fellows

Kiron Bondale

I’ve often said that one of the bigger challenges with agile transformations is the costs of doing nothing (different) today is cheaper than those of changing things so that they will be much better a year or two down the line.

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Agile Adoption: Decreasing Time to Market

This Refcard is focused on helping you evaluate and choose the practices for your team or organization when getting to market faster is of prime importance

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Agile means.

Musings on Project Management

Agile means: ‘Agile’ means small teams, working collectively and collaboratively, with this mission: To deliver frequent, incremental releases of innovative functions and features, prioritized for need and affordability;Evolved iteratively from a vision according to user reflection and feedback; And produced at the best possible value.(*) Agile ideas to keep in mind Requirements are too. agile

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Review Agile Portfolio Management

Henny Portman

There are not that many books on agile portfolio management, so I am curious what the book Agile Portfolio Management – A guide to the methodology and its successful implementation “knowledge that sets you apart” written by Klaus Nielsen, offers.

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Review Agile

Henny Portman

Agile by Rini van Solingen and Maarten Kossen was originally published in Dutch. The book starts with a warning that agile is more than a mindset, it is a philosophy, followed by 22 chapters, in which the authors show that it is easy to understand, but very difficult to apply at first.

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Oath for an Agile Coach

Growing Agile

I was browsing LinkedIn recently and came across a post by the legendary Alex Sloley where he stated that he had signed the Oath for an Agile Coach. Here is the oath in full below: AS YOUR AGILE COACH, I PLEDGE THAT. The post Oath for an Agile Coach appeared first on Growing Agile.

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Projects Deliver Products, Products Deliver Strategy

Speaker: Peter Monkhouse, Founder, NewGenP

This webinar will introduce a strategy implementation circle, which will demonstrate the role that projects and products play in assisting an organization with strategy implementation. The webinar will emphasize the importance of using an iterative approach to product development and project execution.

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The 12 Agile Principles. Part One.

Growing Agile

Much is said and written about the Agile Manifesto that if I were to write about it, I’m sure it wouldn’t be anything that hasn’t been said before. Over the next few blog posts I’m going to break down the agile principles in batches of 3 at a time.

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Am I Really Doing Agile?

LiquidPlanner

Sometimes a team is new to agile and just wants to know if they are on the right track. A blog article describing “fake Agile” may be resonating a bit too much for comfort. First however, I suggest examining the question itself, “Am I doing Agile right?” Ask, “Am I being agile?”

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Top 10 Agile Estimation Techniques for Project Managers In 2023

nTask

One of the things agile project managers struggle the most with is an accurate agile estimation. Agile Project Management Agile Agile Framework best practices Cost benefit analysis estimation

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Who Is Responsible in Agile Transformation?

Leading Agile

If you want to be successful at Agile Transformation —especially at scale—you’ll need more than Agile Coaches teaching your teams the ceremonies of Scrum or how to do SAFe and LeSS. Agile Lead Roles and Responsibilities. Agile Coach’s Responsibility. Agile Process Coach.

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Run a Business, Not a Backlog

Speaker: John Mecke, Managing Director of DevelopmentCorporate, Jon Gatrell, Principal Partner at Market Driven Business

Numerical literacy is a key skill for effective product managers. The ability to express concepts in numerical, financial, or statistical terms is a critical but often overlooked discipline. Product managers need to be as competent in these domains as they are in customer problems and pain points.

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What Is An Agile Organization?

Leading Agile

When working toward becoming an Agile Organization, many companies begin by applying Agile methodologies at the team-level and then call the Transformation done. It’s insufficient because the rest of the organization isn’t built to be Agile. Adopting Agile

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How to Do Risk Management in Agile Projects | Video

Online PM Courses

Some people might expect that agile projects need no risk management. Let's see how to do risk management in agile projects. The post How to Do Risk Management in Agile Projects | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Agile Today Vs Agile 10 Years Ago

Leading Agile

. The way organizations see Agile and approach Transformation has changed significantly over the last decade—and so have LeadingAgile’s capabilities and approach. The post Agile Today Vs Agile 10 Years Ago appeared first on LeadingAgile

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I’m too agile! (with apologies to Right Said Fred)

Kiron Bondale

A Mastodon post inspired me to ask ChatGPT to compose a song about agility in a Weird Al Yankovic take on Right Said Fred’s “I’m too sexy” Hope you like it! Agile

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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics. In a world of information overload, it's more important than ever to have a dashboard that provides data that's not only interesting but actually relevant and timely. Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. All of these activities play a vital role in providing the superior experience your customers demand.

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Essentialism is agile

Kiron Bondale

I’m reading Greg McKeown’s book Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less and many of the lessons within it echo the tenth principle from the Manifesto for Agile Software Development which is “ Simplicity–the art of maximizing the amount of work not done–is essential “ In the past, I’ve mostly considered this principle as it relates to how we deliver value to our customers.

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Kanban Powered Business Agility

The Digital Project Manager

The post Kanban Powered Business Agility appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools Agile

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Management Yogi's CHAMP Certification: 5 More Tips on Agile and Hybrid-Agile Management

Management Yogi

Hybrid-Agile management, monitoring, tracking and reporting are complex, even for a seasoned management practitioner. In this post, you will learn five more tips on Agile and Hybrid-Agile Management.

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AGILE: mixing methods

Musings on Project Management

This quote comes from a nicely argued case -- from the agile blog 'leading answers' -- for mixing agile methods in rather traditional businesses, like the oil and gas exploration/production business If ever there was a business that. agileThere comes a point where more planning can not remove the remaining uncertainty, instead execution must be used to provide data and remove uncertainty.

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Unlocking Agile's Missed Potential!

Speaker: Bob Webber, VP Product Flow Optimization, Construx

In this webinar you will learn how product management and engineering can collaborate with a NEW end-to-end Agile product development cycle model.

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What is Scaled Agile Framework SAFe? | Video

Online PM Courses

Scaled Agile Framework is widely used in organizations. In this video, I want to answer the question, ‘What is Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)?’. The post What is Scaled Agile Framework SAFe? Agile Project Management Project Management: What is.

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5 Tips for Better Agile Release Planning

ProjectManager.com

Agile release planning, also known as scrum release planning, is an alternative to the traditional waterfall approach. From this grew the Agile methodology, and with it agile release planning (also known as scrum release planning). How does that fit into an agile project?

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What is Disciplined Agile (DA)? | Video

Online PM Courses

There are many different Agile methods. In this video, I want to answer the question, what is the PMI's Disciplined Agile, DA? The post What is Disciplined Agile (DA)? Agile Project Management Project Management: What is. disciplined agile video

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A Guide To Agile Project Management Methodology & Tools

The Digital Project Manager

The post A Guide To Agile Project Management Methodology & Tools appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile Best Tools PM Methodologies Tools Tools Agile Topics

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Boost Team Engagement with Agile

Speaker: Anthony Crain, Agile Transformation Consultant at cPrime, and Zach Wolfe, Enterprise Customer Success Manager at Wrike

Agile Methodology has led to an era of transparency and collaboration within software and development teams. However, as many project managers have discovered, agile can work in non-technical teams as well. But how about managing both? How do we bridge the gap between technical and non-technical teams to create a holistically agile project? The key is engagement. The engineering team doesn't need to have marketing degrees, and the marketing team doesn’t need a coding bootcamp. What they do need is a sense of engagement in each aspect of the project, and the ability to collaborate as effectively as possible.