A Lean Innovation Management Process: Discovering and Creating Value

The Strategic Project Manager

Lean innovation management originated from startups, but is applicable in helping bring a startup mentality to a variety of types of organizations. Let’s start be defining lean innovation. What is lean innovation, and why is it important?

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Incubating Innovation

Leading Answers

If success goes to those who can innovate the fastest, how do we nurture innovation? To innovate faster than our competitors, we need to maximize our learning potential. It sounds a difficult balancing act, but approaches such as design thinking, lean startup and agile provide stewardship models for development with inbuilt experimentation, observation and learning. Yet when searching for an innovative solution, we want all these extra brain circuits engaged.

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What Is a Business Model Innovation Capability?

The Strategic Project Manager

Today, it is often imperative to be capable of innovating Business Models – to change and reconfigure value chains. This post provides a framework – far beyond just a product and service innovation – for Business Model Innovation.

Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach

Planview

This blog is part of a series on Lean portfolio management for the enterprise. If you haven’t already, we recommend reading: Part 1: What is Lean Portfolio Management? Part 2: Lean Portfolio Management: Lean Budgets and Investment Funding. In the first two installments of this series, we talked about the key elements of Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) and how funding practices must adapt to better support LPM initiatives. Lean-Agile Center of Excellence (LACE).

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Design Thinking: Human Centered Design for Innovative Problem-Solving

Project Bliss

Design Thinking is a human centered approach to innovative problem-solving. His company works with clients to successfully solve problems using innovation and Design Thinking approaches. Anyone who wants to solve a problem can use Design Thinking to find innovative solutions.

The Continuous Innovation Framework (COIN)

Henny Portman

I just came across a new framework that could be positioned on the portfolio level of my Bird’s eye view on the agile forest. COIN is a model designed to help individual stakeholders in an organization to better work together to facilitate a continuous process of innovation.

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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Wie passen Scrum, Design Thinking und Lean Start-up zusammen? ????

Scrum.org

Die gute Nachricht: Scrum ist ein Rahmenwerk, in dem sich Methoden wie Design Thinking und Lean Startup gut integrieren lassen. . Eine Innovation hilft Kund:innen ein Problem besser, sicherer, schneller oder kostengünstiger zu lösen. An dieser Stelle hilft uns Lean Startup. .

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Embracing an Innovative Mindset

Tony Adams

A new paradigm for commercial success is emerging, grounded in speed to market, innovative thinking and the ability to reimagine the customer experience. Standard project delivery approaches (Waterfall, Agile, Critical Chain, Prince 2, Lean, Scrum and Extreme Project Management) remain de rigeur, each deconstructing project effort to smaller, more manageable components – without addressing the complexity of environment within which they are applied.

Route to Enterprise Scale Agility

Digite

Competitiveness in the age of digital disruption requires businesses to achieve agility at scale – not in select projects and portfolios alone, but across functions, across the business. The approaches to achieving enterprise-wide agility are keenly debated. I caught up with Kanban pioneer David Anderson on the sidelines of Lean Kanban Central Europe and Lean Kanban India last year and asked him about his thoughts.

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Das Lean-UX-Canvas am Beispiel eines Nicht-Softwareprodukts erklärt

Scrum.org

Was haben eine Agile Transformation, die Dienstleistung einer Personalabteilung und ein Softwareprodukt gemeinsam? Um dies in einer strukturierten Art und Weise zu tun, verwenden wir in Produktentwicklungsteams das Lean-UX-Canvas.

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The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute for Learning

The Disciplined Agile Mindset. By Scott Ambler | Vice President, Chief Scientist of Disciplined Agile at Project Management Institute. In this blog I describe the mindset behind PMI’s Disciplined Agile (DA) tool kit, overviewed in Figure 1. Whence the Agile Manifesto?

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The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute for Learning

By Scott Ambler | Vice President, Chief Scientist of Disciplined Agile at Project Management Institute. This post is a supplement to Scott’s upcoming keynote at IIL’s Agile & Scrum 2020 Online Conference ]. Figure 1: The Disciplined Agile Mindset.

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The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute for Learning

The Disciplined Agile Mindset. By Scott Ambler , Vice President, Chief Scientist of Disciplined Agile at Project Management Institute. The Disciplined Agile (DA) tool kit supplies straightforward guidance to help you, your team, and your enterprise increase your effectiveness.

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Agile Portfolio Management

Arras People

When I first heard about the Agile Business Consortium working on a new pocketbook about Agile Portfolio Management early in 2017 I was intrigued. Is there a place for Agile at portfolio level? Innovation Hub is a term from the Framework for Business Agility – you can take a look at the whitepaper about that. There’s a webinar coming up about Agile Portfolio Management which you might want to register for if you’re interested in the subject.

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Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference_wk

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s 6th annual Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. Agile has become one of the hottest topics in the project management world, mainly due to its proven success in software projects and its ability to deliver quick and real value to customers.

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How to Stay Lean While you Scale Your Product Team From Product/Market Fit to Growth

Planio

A lean product team strikes the perfect balance. Balancing innovation with execution and expectations. The ideal lean product team structure at every stage (according to teams that scaled quickly). Balancing innovation with execution and expectations.

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Top Agile Interview Questions and Answers (2022)

Agilemania

Agile has been a popular project management framework ever since its inception. The agile adoption rate increased from a mere 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021. . As per the 15th State of Agile Report, the following reasons were attributed to agile adoption by the respondents-.

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Agile and Scrum 2022: Making It Work for You

International Institute for Learning

Whether you are working in an environment where just a few teams have begun using adaptive practices, or one where the entire company is years deep into Agile transformation, your organization is likely facing various implementation challenges. How can you make Agile work for you?

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The Complete Guide to Scaling Agile and SAFe for Business Agility

Agilemania

What is Scaling in Agile? Agile is a set of values and principles. Agile is an umbrella term for a group of iterative product development frameworks. Most organizations started their Agile journey with one of the frameworks mentioned above, and Scrum is the most popular one.

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Top 15 Scaled Agile Interview Questions and Answers in 2022

Agilemania

A career in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is financially rewarding. Being a globally recognized certification, SAFe is a niche agile framework that has tons of job opportunities. When should one apply the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)?

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The Agile Transformation Coach: Understanding the Roles and Responsibilities

Leading Agile

Is an Agile Transformation Coach any different than being an Agile Coach? When most people think about Agile Coaches, they tend to think about a person who comes in and assists the teams with things like: Learning Scrum, SAFe, LeSS. Agile Transformation Coach Leaders.

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Business Agility with SAFe

Agilemania

What is Business Agility? Business Agility is defined as the ability to thrive and compete in this digital age by responding swiftly to the market changes and with emerging opportunities with innovative business solutions.

Business Agility: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

ProjectManager.com

To do so requires business agility. What Is Business Agility? Business agility is just as it says, a way for businesses to remain agile when markets fluctuate, as they have a tendency to do. Business agility then is an organizational method to help businesses adapt quickly to market changes. Origins of Business Agility. The history of business agility as a concept begins with software development. Business Agility Framework.

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Mastering the (new) Agile Coaching Mindset for the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR)

International Institute for Learning

Another article written more from an Agile Practitioner’s perspective is RGP’s How Business Agility Helps You Thrive in the Age of Disruption. Brown, Director and Agile Coach at the Hartford Insurance. Business agility mindset begins with a mental shift.

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Agile Consulting

Leading Answers

April’s theme at ProjectManagement.com where I write a monthly column was “Consulting,” and in this article, I examine the world of Agile Consulting and coaching. Depending on where people are in their careers, their agile adoption and their corporate culture, some people want a consultant, others a coach and sometimes they want a blend. Getting Started Personally, I was hesitant to get into agile consulting and coaching. Agile Project Management Leadership

5 Ways to Become Agile: A Summary

Planview

As we finalize our six-part blog series on how to become agile, let’s take a look back at the previous five blogs and provide you with a brief summary of their key points. Throughout this series, we’ve discussed the five ways to become agile, addressed the primary issues and roadblocks, as well as the critical steps required to transform the PMO, all based on the whitepaper, The Agile PMO: 5 Steps to Driving Agility at Scale. Lean and Agile PMO

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Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tad Haas’ How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success. Tad: The conversation today is built off a white paper called Innovation and Portfolio Management Office.

Beginner’s Guide to Kanban for Agile Marketing

Digite

We’re honored to republish this blog post ‘Beginner’s Guide to Kanban for Agile Marketing’ by Andrea Fryrear which was originally published in the Agile Sherpas blog! Anderson best articulated its application to software development, in 2013, in the foundational book Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business, and its adoption hasn’t been as universal as Scrum’s during the early days of Agile software development.

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Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s 6th annual Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. Agile has become one of the hottest topics in the project management world, mainly due to its proven success in software projects and its ability to deliver quick and real value to customers.

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The Right Way to Think About Cost Savings with Agile

Leading Agile

Cost savings is a tricky subject with Agile. But it’s not because Agile can’t impact cost savings. It’s because Agile has very little impact on direct and immediate cost savings. The problem is, most people think the wrong way about how to save on cost with Agile.

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A PM’s Guide to Agile Software Development

Project Bliss

Everybody’s talking about agile software development these days: project managers, software developers, IT directors, small startups and big corporations. To get you a bit caught up on the topic, I’ve pulled together an introduction to give you an overview of the background and philosophy, along with a few of the most popular styles of Agile. What is Agile Software Development? Agile teams prioritize collaboration, adaptability and working software.

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Leveraging Agile to Get Predictable

Leading Agile

Agile isn’t ever really about Agile. In our Business Drivers of Agility webinar series hosted by LeadingAgile CEO, Mike Cottmeyer, Mike dives deep into six key business drivers to uncover how Agile can enable organizations to connect these drivers to better business outcomes.

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How do you implement SAFe agile in your organization?

Agilemania

Scaled Agile Framework has taken the corporate world by storm. 37% of the respondents reported that their organizations used SAFe to scale agile. Source: 15th State of Agile Survey. This is how SAFe came to be known as the dark horse among agile frameworks. Lean Thinking.

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How to Become an Agile Project Manager?

Agilemania

The foremost objective of agile project management is the systematic and frequent execution of valuable steps. It is the agile project manager’s responsibility to ensure that the teamwork’s efficiency remains intact throughout the process.

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Scaled Agile Framework: Understand SAFe® and Its 4 Core Values

Agilemania

Core Values of Scaled Agile Framework ®. Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) is the world’s leading framework for business agility. Improved ability to innovate, scale, and meet compliance requirements. and is passionate about all things agile and leadership.

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Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

The Agile project management methodology has been used by software engineers and IT professionals for the past sixteen years. The reason for this surge in popularity is quite understandable, the majority of projects benefit when managed using lean concepts promoted by Agile project management methodology. But the tide is turning and Agile project management is gaining wide acceptance as a valid process for most projects. History of Agile project management.

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Agile Project Management Principles

Binfire

In the project management and software development fields, Agile project management principles realized and practiced. . Companies are making huge investments in Agile and DevOps tools and training. The benefits of Agile are well known. Agile helps with speedy roll-outs, continuous improvement, flexibility and reacting to market or customer changes. Most people don’t know the Agiles guiding principles. If you are not using Agile yet, you should.

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A Complete Guide to the What and Why of Business Agility

Agilemania

This has stirred up the topic of today’s discussion- Business Agility. According to a Mckinsey Study, Business Agility effected the following outcomes-. In case you are keen to know about Business Agility, this blog post will serve as a guide. What is Business Agility?

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The PMO Roadmap for Driving Business Agility

Planview Blog

Fresh from achieving great strides in digital transformation and other endeavors in record time over the past year, executives and boards of directors want to inject even more speed and agility into their organization’s DNA. Agile teams are always learning, experimenting, and iterating fast.

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