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Agile Governance Demystified

Leading Agile

What is Agile governance? Simply put, Agile governance is a way to maximize the flow of value within an organization in the fastest way possible. The Foundation of Agile Governance. Managing Flow in an Agile Governance Model.

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Agile Governance Explained

Leading Agile

Everything you need to know about Agile Governance and how LeadingAgile thinks about the flow of value through large organizations. Uncategorized Agile Governance

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What is Agile Governance: 4 Guiding Principles for Good Governance in Agile

Agilemania

Agile governance is a process that focuses on bringing the most value by focusing on what matters. But before we explore more on good agile governance, let’s talk about agile governance. . What is Agile Governance.

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Eliminating Barriers to Business Agility with Governance

Leading Agile

To figure out how to deal with this and find the answers, we need some sort of governance model. Governance speaks to how we coordinate and manage the flow of work, decompose requirements, and make prioritization decisions and economic tradeoffs—all in the face of uncertainty. .

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

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Governance, the Investment Tier, and Business Agility

Leading Agile

In this week’s episode of SoundNotes, Ross Beurmann is back to talk about how to create a funding mechanism that’s as adaptable as the governance model. Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify.

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Review Agile Governance and Audit

Henny Portman

Christopher Wright wrote the book Agile Governance and Audit – An overview for auditors and agile teams. Auditing of an agile way of working looks like an unexplored corner. Agile Governance and Audit gives a short introduction to agile, compares agile with waterfall and looks at audit and agile cultures. The author follows a project life cycle from idea towards a usable product including governance and control.

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True Enterprise Governance – its more than just PPM!

MPUG

The introduction of detail planning techniques, other than traditional “waterfall” and the rapid adoption of Agile, in recent years indicates we are approaching another significant market re-definition. Enterprise Governance has three major components: Strategic Planning and Execution.

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Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

My first opportunity to create and run a large agile team did not start well. Having had good successes with small to medium sized agile teams I was keen to unleash the benefits on a bigger scale. I was working for IBM at the time and was able to persuade my account manager to pitch the approach on one of our government projects. It was the early 90’s and we were trialling techniques that would later become the agile approach DSDM (Dynamic Systems Development Method).

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Does your board need a business agility committee?

Kiron Bondale

I realized the same benefits could arise if boards took an active interest in how companies are going about increasing their business agility. We know that the road to increased business agility is a long and arduous one for large companies.

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Governance that Goes with the Flow

Leading Agile

Next step is to bring in outside consultants to implement an “agile framework” of some sort. Structure, Governance, Metrics. One of the things that attracted me to LeadingAgile was the emphasis on structure, governance, and metrics. Governance, in LeadingAgile parlance, isn’t about regulatory compliance; it’s an umbrella term for all sorts of process and procedures. It’s the governance of all your work. Governance.

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“Organize Around Products/Services” is a great addition to the Disciplined Agile principles

Kiron Bondale

The Disciplined Agile (DA) principles were recently refactored and as part of this refactoring, a principle was added: “Organize Around Products/Services” While it is just one of the eight principles, this new one aligns very well with lean thinking.

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Agile for Large Scale Government Programs

Herding Cats

It would seem counter intuitive to apply Agile (Scrum) to large Software Intensive System of Systems. Agile in the government from Glen Alleman. Agile Earned Value Governance Government IMP/IMS Management Performance-Based Project Management® Planning Principles Requirements Root Cause AnalysisBut it's not. Here's how we do it with success. Related articles. The Microeconomics of a Project Driven Organization. GAO Reports on ACA Site.

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Agile Project Governance: It Should be Easy

Project Management Essentials

Many organizations struggle with project governance, oversight, and control. Traditional waterfall projects have phase gates that theoretically establish defined control and governance points. Agile Managing Projects Portfolio Management

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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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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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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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Impacts of traditional project funding models on agile delivery

Kiron Bondale

In one of my previous articles I’d written about the need for change across multiple areas of an organization when undertaking an agile transformation. A key enterprise partner is the Finance department and the organization’s model for project funding will have significant influence over successful agile delivery. Now you might say that agile delivery approaches can work when we fix cost and time and let scope or requirements be the variable.

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Which estimation methods are favored for adaptive delivery?

Kiron Bondale

For every person who adamantly insists that estimates are needed to support proper governance, someone else will argue that the inherent wrongness of an estimate and how estimates are abused will wipe out any benefits of defining them.

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Do you have a Safety-I or a Safety-II project mindset?

Kiron Bondale

It supports practices such as increased governance oversight and reduced autonomy and flexibility for staff. Agile Facilitating Organization Change Governance Project Management Psychological Safety improving project management Risk management

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From Anchor to Asset: External Vendors in Agile

Leading Agile

But, even if they don’t make up a significant part of your workforce, they will stall your progress if they are unwilling to adopt your Agile way of working. For example, if you ask how long their sprints are and they say “six months,” that’s not Agile. Agile Transformation

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What Is Agile Transformation?

Leading Agile

Is Agile Transformation simply about making a culture shift, or should we start with processes and go from there? But what does it really take to enable successful Agile Transformation? Often, Agile is implemented as a process change. Dependencies in organizations kill Agility.

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Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

My first opportunity to create and run a large agile team did not start well. Having had good successes with small to medium sized agile teams I was keen to unleash the benefits on a bigger scale. I was working for IBM at the time and was able to persuade my account manager to pitch the approach on one of our government projects. It was the early 90’s and we were trialling techniques that would later become the agile approach DSDM (Dynamic Systems Development Method).

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Agile Project Governance: It Should be Easy

Project Management Essentials

Many organizations struggle with project governance, oversight, and control. Traditional waterfall projects have phase gates that theoretically establish defined control and governance points. Agile Managing Projects Portfolio ManagementThe truth is that most projects are not successful. Over the past 25-years, only 30% of all projects are delivered on-time, on-budget, and with the desired scope.

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Unlock the Benefits of Agile in a PDO with the Right Governance and Metrics

Leading Agile

To begin unlocking the full benefits of Agile at a product-driven organization, you’ve got to start with the right ecosystem that enables your processes to work for you. In this video, we’ll discuss how to unlock the benefits of Agile by effectively measuring and proving that you’re getting the business value and results you’re after with the teams you’ve put in place to make it happen. So we have metrics, and we have metrics at each level of our overall governance structure.

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System of Delivery: An Intro to Our Governance Model

Leading Agile

Our governance model and team design may look a little complicated at first glance. In this presentation, our Chief Methodologist, Dennis Stevens will remove the noise and walk you through our governance model and team design to help you better understand the LeadingAgile system of delivery. When you first look at our governance model or some of our team designs, it might look complicated, it might look really busy. We talk about the goals of going agile.

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Vendor Showcase Recap: Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Rich Murphy’s showcase session, Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. We are a partner of the Scaled Agile Framework.

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Vendor Showcase Recap: Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Rich Murphy’s showcase session, Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. We are a partner of the Scaled Agile Framework.

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The Basics of Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

For small companies, Agile Transformation can be straightforward—since getting alignment can be accomplished by getting everyone in a room and creating shared understanding. However, for large, complex organizations with legacy technology architecture, Transformation must be carefully orchestrated to ensure that the work and investment made in making the change creates business value and actually leads to Agility. The Meaning of Agile Transformation.

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What is PRINCE2 Agile? …and Does it Make Sense? | Video

Online PM Courses

PRINCE2 Agile is a Project Management methodology designed to create a high-governance framework for traditional predictive projects. The post What is PRINCE2 Agile? Agile Project Management PRINCE2 Project Management: What is. PRINCE2 Agile video

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Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

My first opportunity to create and run a large agile team did not start well. Having had good successes with small to medium sized agile teams I was keen to unleash the benefits on a bigger scale. Agile Project Management Books Leadership Retrospectives Teams Warning SignsI was working.

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The Evolution of Agile with Mike Cottmeyer

Leading Agile

Agile methodologies have gradually emerged over the past 30 years but really became a thing with the signing of the Agile Manifesto back in 2001. Agile Transformation Backlog Business Agility Organizational Alignment Scaling Agile Transformation Uncategorized Video

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Why an Agile Delivery Model Isn’t Always Enough

Leading Agile

An Agile Delivery Model will only take you so far. Why then do all the ceremonies and cadences still fail to deliver on the promise of Agility? The truth is that most organizations were not built to be Agile. First, we must consider Agile Teams.

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Building an Agile architecture

International Institute for Learning

This blog is part of an article that was originally published at www.bain.com/insights/agile-innovation. Agile software development is often inhibited by a company’s legacy architecture, because the new software can’t easily plug into the rest of the system. By Darrell K.

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Does your work board “fit”?

Kiron Bondale

As Scrum continues to be the most popular agile framework, the majority response for the first choice is not surprising. Agile Governance Project Management communications project decision making

2022 274
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The Common Pitfalls on an Agile Journey and How to Avoid Them

Leading Agile

Many large-scale Agile Transformations are struggling. However, the underlying problem is that most large organizations weren’t built to be Agile. Organizational Barriers to Agile. Many organizations that adopt Agile operate with hindrances present. Governance.

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Five expectations for agile tools…

Kiron Bondale

Agile delivery does not mandate the use of software tools, but when scaling agile within large organizations with greater numbers of stakeholders, geographic distribution of pods, compliance requirements and similar enterprise challenges, tooling can improve efficiency and effectiveness. Without this, there is likely to be no consistency between product or project-based pods which will make it that much harder to enable a self-serve, lean governance and oversight model.

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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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How to Track Progress During Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

Agile necessitates that we measure progress a certain way. What do we want out of Agility? Small groups of encapsulated teams that we call Expeditions, moving to a Basecamp, an intermediate goal along the way, are the primary unit of measure in an Agile Transformation.

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Rise of the Agile PMO

PM Times

The PMI PMBOK defines Project Management Office (PMO) as “a management structure that standardizes the project-related governance processes and facilitates the sharing of resources, methodologies, tools, and techniques”.

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