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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Kanban Powered Business Agility

The Digital Project Manager

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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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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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How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

Teams of agile developers race along the product. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue. 1 Customize to Monetize: The Strategic Way to Create Tiered Offerings.

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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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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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.

How To Adapt Agile And Kanban For Remote Teams

The Digital Project Manager

The post How To Adapt Agile And Kanban For Remote Teams appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile PM Methodologies Remote PM

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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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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?

Change Management in Agile – Seeking Expert Knowledge

Girl's Guide to PM

Do you have a wealth of experience with agile /lean project management? Manchester Metropolitan University is undergoing a study of lean/ agile methodology with the aim to help project managers and their team members cope with change.

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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Most Googled Methodologies: The Surge In Agile During COVID

The Digital Project Manager

The post Most Googled Methodologies: The Surge In Agile During COVID appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile Insights PM Methodologies Topics

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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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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

Understanding Velocity in Agile Approaches with MS Project Agile

Management Yogi

Agile Agile Project Management Master Course Mastering MS Project Agile MS Project Agile Product Backlog Product Management Velocity

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7 Ways to Sell Agile to Project Stakeholders

LiquidPlanner

Whether you’re making the move to Agile project management in your development group or creating an Agile process for your in-house project management methodology, chances are you’re going to have to sell this change to executives in your organization. This means you have to have a really strong business case, no matter how logical and even obvious switching to an Agile system might be. Here are some tips for selling Agile project management methodology to stakeholders: 1.

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Agile Product Development: Agile Methodology Explained

Epicflow Blog

There is no doubt now that Agile is not just a buzzword, but a really working methodology that takes software development to the next level. . Are there any disadvantages of the Agile methodology? Overview of Traditional SDLC vs Agile Approach. Agile .

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Agile Communications Plans

Leading Answers

Many traditional project management deliverables have agile alternatives. Yet we rarely see agile communications management plans. Given the high rates of change often experienced on agile projects, we might expect more emphasis on communications to keep everyone on the same page.

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.

Review Everything wrong with agile

Henny Portman

Everything wrong with agile – Half the work in twice the time is the first agilecartoons book by Michael Küsters. The 70 ridiculous agile situations are clustered in 8 groups: Let’s transform. Manage agile. Agile English Post review

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Before checking if your team is agile…

Kiron Bondale

I’ve written previously about my three tests for assessing agility: are we delivering value to our stakeholders early and regularly, are we progressively improving quality, and are we helping our customers, team members and key stakeholders to be awesome. When it comes to values and principles, whichever flavor of agile you subscribe to, they all promote the importance of respect, focus, communication, learning and transparency. An agile team is a learning team.

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20 Years of The Agile Manifesto

Girl's Guide to PM

Can you believe the Agile Manifesto has been around 20 years? The Agile Manifesto has probably had the greatest impact on how projects are done – even how non- agile projects are done. The Agile Manifesto date was 11-13 February 2001. What does the Agile Manifesto say?

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10 Agile Tools for agile project management

The Digital Project Manager

Agile is everyone’s favorite project management and delivery buzzword, but what agile tools can you use to help successfully run an agile project? The post 10 Agile Tools for agile project management appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. In this. Featured General Tools

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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.

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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Stage gates and Agile?

Musings on Project Management

Stage gates and Agile? One of my Agile Project Management students asked me about stage gates and agile. My first response was this: Agile is not a gated methodology, primarily because scope is viewed as emergent, and thus the idea of pre-determined gate criteria is inconsistent with progressive elaboration and emergence. Agile does. agileTo some, that might sound horrifying! Not exactly!

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Agile advice from our ancestors

Kiron Bondale

Old sayings might not be the first thing which comes to mind when considering agility, there are many proverbs which are apropos. Out of sight, out of mind : This proverb can be used when referencing traditional techniques for tracking and reporting delivery progress and contrasting those with the increased transparency which is encouraged with agile approaches. Cut your coat according to your cloth : Focus, like transparency is a pillar of Scrum and most other agile methods.

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Understanding Agile

Girl's Guide to PM

Learning to successfully manage agile projects requires you to first familiarise 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. They are extremely useful to project managers using agile methods because they allow all aspects of the project to be reviewed and analysed to help discover any issues. Making The Switch to Agile.

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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.

Estimating Agile Projects.Or Not

Leading Answers

There has been a debate raging since 2012 about the use and value of estimates on agile projects. For software projects following an agile approach, the team is often asked to estimate the development effort for stories in the backlog.

Think top-down and bottom-up for agile transformations

Kiron Bondale

A question which I’m asked regularly during my classes is what the best place is to start an agile transformation within a company? To shift the established behaviors of middle management towards an agile mindset, the executive team needs to model the desired target behaviors first.

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Agile Release Planning with MS Project 2019 Agile

Management Yogi

This is a refined and updated version with latest features of MS Project 2019 Agile. Agile Agile Project Management Mastering MS Project Agile MS Project Agile Scrum

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Agile and the Enterprise

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. Working 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? Where do those people, Project Management

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All Method, No Madness: Guiding Agile Teams Through Research

Speaker: Amanda Stockwell, President of Stockwell Strategy

Many Product Managers feel quality user research can't keep up with the fast-paced agile teams. However, if you're willing to adapt, you don't have to sacrifice agility or insights. Join Amanda Stockwell, President of Stockwell Strategy, as she covers issues agile teams have and how to solve them.

Agile for Non-IT Projects

International Institute for Learning

Since seventeen people met in February 2001 at Wasatch mountains of Utah to discuss and draft the Agile Manifesto, software projects have been the main focus of Agile. Did you try to apply Agile Mindset in your projects? Project Management AgileBy Mohamed Khalifa.

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Beyond Agile – Relentlessly Reduce Process

Leading Answers

  Problems with Agile Frameworks. The agile community is abuzz with discussions of and promotions for scaling frameworks that claim to help organizations apply agile approaches to large, complex scenarios. Agile approaches are not always the best tools for the job.

Comparing Agile Methods: Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban

Girl's Guide to PM

Regular readers will know that I’m not at all experienced in formal Agile project management, but I know it is something that I need to know more about. Today I’m partnering with Eylean to give you an overview of three agile methodologies: Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban.

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Video: Which Agile Project Management Tools Should I Use? 

The Digital Project Manager

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How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Before agile approaches took the world by storm, we used Gantt charts and defects to measure project and program progress. We had trouble measuring product progress until just before release—often too late to change anything. Join Johanna as she discusses how agile approaches change what we measure, and possible measures you might use in projects, programs, and to assess the product as the team(s) build it.