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Applicability of Agile/Lean/Kanban Methods for fixed scope/budget projects (with short duration)

Sudipta Lahiri

Problem Statement : Some projects are fixed scope, fixed budget and have relatively small duration – 3-4 months. In this case, would it make more sense to go for: a) Pure Critical chain or Microsoft project plan based date based approach b) Combination approach: Critical chain based planning followed by Kanban execution. The following Positives were identified when applying Agile/Lean methods to these projects: Positive Contributors.

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Agile Unplugged: EP 02 | Mike Cottmeyer and Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

Listen to the Agile Unplugged Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to Agile Unplugged on: Apple Podcasts. Agile Unplugged is your chance to explore LeadingAgile’s freshest ideas, mental models, frameworks, and solutions with the people that are actually doing the work of leading large-scale Agile Transformation, out in the field. You’re more of a Lean, doing some of the Oh gosh, what was the, critical chain project management?

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies


Agile. Agile, another software development-focused PM methodology, emerged as a response to the failure of Waterfall method for managing complex projects. Although Agile PM ideas had been in use in the software industry for quite a while, it formally came into being in 2001 when several IT representatives released the " Agile Manifesto ". In approach and ideology, Agile is the opposite of the Waterfall method. While scrum is agile, agile isn’t scrum.".

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The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017


Project management: 7 steps to on-time, on-budget, goal-based delivery (CIO). Summary: The article covers seven high-level project management steps to help project managers achieve on-time, on-budget, goal-focused delivery of high-profile projects, to increase their project success rates and career prospects. Scrum agile project management: The smart person's guide (TechRepublic). Summary: A go-to guide on scrum, a popular agile project management framework.

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The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

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What to expect: Mike’s blog helps software development teams improve their work through Agile and Scrum. These will give you the incentive and knowledge to implement Agile and Scrum in your own organization. What is Agile Project Management? Ten Things the Beatles Taught Me About Being Agile. Episode 057: Critical Chain Project Management. Ux Runway – How To Incorporate Ux With Agile/Scrum Teams. What Is Agile Methodology. Agile Alliance.

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Project Management Methodologies Review (Part 1)


CON: Due to its flexibility, the Adaptive Framework may lead to project delays or increased budgets. Agile Project Management. Agile is like tasting our project as we go and adjusting it accordingly. CON: Timelines and budgets are difficult to define, and stakeholders must have the time and desire to be actively involved in the day-to-day work. Confused about the difference between APF and Agile? With Agile, your end goals are less defined.

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