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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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What Is a Business Model Innovation Capability?

The Strategic Project Manager

This ensures relevance to the customer, and sustainability as an ongoing enterprise. Today, it is often imperative to be capable of innovating Business Models – to change and reconfigure value chains. What Is a Business Model Innovation Definition?

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Review True lean

Henny Portman

With the book True lean – Your guide to the fundamentals connecting purpose, process and people written by Rudy Gort you get a concise but complete and clear overview of and insight into lean. The first part examines the origin of lean in order to understand the philosophy behind lean.

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 Executive’s Guide To Large-Scale Agile Transformation & Sustaining An Adaptive Enterprise w/ Mike Cottmeyer

Leading Agile

Mike Cottmeyer explores the key attributes in each of the three systems necessary for making a success out of the otherwise complex tax of large scale Agile Transformation. The three systems include a System of Delivery, a System of Transformation, and a System of Sustainability.

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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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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5 Steps to Finding the Path to Business Agility

International Institute for Learning

Is there a dark side to agility? The approach many Agile “purists” will expound on is that you must do things a certain way, or if that way of working does not work, you have failed, and it’s your fault. A fragility type of behaviour is what I describe as the dark side of agile.

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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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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 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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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.

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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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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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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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 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. 8-Agile processes promote sustainable development.

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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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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 Unplugged: EP01 | Mike Cottmeyer and Brian Sondergaard

Leading Agile

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. “Tell me what Agile’s about.”

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Why Agile Transformation Fails | AgileIndy 2021

Leading Agile

This is Mike Cottmeyer's talk from AgileIndy 2021 on The Executive's Guide to Why Agile Transformation Fails. Announcer] This is Mike Cottmeyer’s talk from AgileIndy, 2021 on “Why Agile Transformation Fails.” It was always large scale agile stuff.

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Review 10X Growth Machine

Henny Portman

The 10X Growth Machine – How companies can innovate, scale and win , written by Misha de Sterke, is a book to build your own growth machine by using innovation as a means. Growth governance : Lean innovation process and venture boards, growth policy playbook, and growth accounting.

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What is the Difference Between Agile vs Waterfall?

TrustRadius Project Management

The two main development methodologies are the waterfall methodology and the agile methodology. Although technically considered software development, “waterfall” and “agile” are often applied in project management. . The Agile method is newer than the Waterfall method, but it’s not exactly brand new. Both the Waterfall and the Agile methodologies carry their own set of advantages and disadvantages. The Agile Approach to Development.

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The Ultimate Guide to DevOps, SAFe Agile, and the CALMR Approach

Agilemania

What is SAFe Agile? . The word SAFe is an abbreviation for Scaled Agile Framework , which allows for the use of lean-agile methods at the enterprise level. It is crucial to understand Agile software development to understand SAFe better. to the Agile Team.

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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. Remember to subscribe and listen to Agile Unplugged on Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Podbean—and watch each and every episode on YouTube , IGTV , and Facebook.

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Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

ProjectManager.com

Agile Methodology. What It Is: In a nutshell, Agile project management is an evolving and collaborative way to self-organize across teams. How do you know if agile is for you? Related: Agile vs Waterfall and the Rise of Hybrid Projects. Lean Methodology.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s Agile Series Part 1 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone and welcome to today’s MPUG training series, part one, Understanding and Incorporating Agile Project Management. And what we’re going to do is talk about the disciplines today, talking about how and where Microsoft’s going, what are some of the advantages of using agile.

The Roles and Responsibilities of a SAFe Agilist You Never Knew

Agilemania

It was circa 2011 when Dean Leffingwell decided to conceptualize the Scaled Agile Framework. SAFe is a knowledge base of proven, integrated principles, practices, and competencies for achieving business agility using Lean, Agile, Systems Thinking, and DevOps.

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What is the difference between Leading SAFe vs SAFe Agilis?

Agilemania

Participants in the class gain insights into mastering Business Agility to thrive in the competitive market. We discuss how to establish team and technical agility and organize and re-organize around the flow of value. Learn and apply Lean-Agile Mindset values and principles.

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SAFe Simply Explained (Part 1): Core Competencies and Principles

Inloox

Agility should no longer be a new term for most project managers. High flexibility, adaptability and increased communication are just a few of the benefits that have led to significant improvements through the introduction of agile work processes in organizations. So agility in itself is nothing new for many companies. In most cases, however, previous experience is based only on the small-scale use of Scrum or other agile methods in individual departments. Go Lean! –

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33 Selected Blogs about Innovation, Project Management and 2.0: Vote for the Best!

Wrike

I’ve assembled a list of blogs that give me substantial food for thought when I write on innovations in project management. Agile Software Development Made Easy! – a site where you can find the answers to all your questions about agile management, agile software development, agile planning and agile-related methodologies, such as Scrum, eXtreme Programming and Lean. This blog gives you an idea of what’s hot in agile project management today.

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2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

January 31 — Beyond Agile Israel 2021 with this year’s topic “Agile Innovations” invites everyone who’s curious about Agile methodology to take part in the event. Dwell upon other experts’ ideas and shape your own strategy of going agile. .

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Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

There has been some backlash against Six Sigma over the recent years, some of which is warranted and will be discussed, but overall the process proves a valuable tool in reducing defects in product manufacturing, especially when paired with Agile thinking, lean manufacturing and capable project management tools. From the top down, the entire organization must be committed to sustaining quality improvements for them to be achieved. Lean Six Sigma. Six Sigma and Agile.

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When is growth not the best choice? Why we chose to build Planio as a sustainable business instead of drowning in VC dollars

Planio

But the honest truth is that non-stop growth isn’t sustainable. Or do you want to build a sustainable company that supports you and your team for the long-term? A “sustainable” business isn’t just about funding. A sustainable business is more creative and innovative.

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The Truth About Transformations

Leading Answers

Instead, we launch agile transformations, digital transformations and productization transformations.   Agile Transformations. The goal:  Agile transformations move organizations from working with traditional project management approaches to using agile approaches. They aim to instil lean concepts of respect for people, minimization of waste, and value delivery. A mantra of one agile approach is to  “Change the world of work.”.

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The Perfect Storm for The Project Economy

Mike Griffiths

Eric Ries documented his lean startup methodology in 2008 as a way for organizations to adapt and experiment with new ideas and perform market tests. As more people get connected and information becomes more freely available, innovation accelerates in a virtuous cycle.

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The Truth About Transformations

Leading Answers

Instead, we launch agile transformations, digital transformations and productization transformations.   Agile Transformations. The goal:  Agile transformations move organizations from working with traditional project management approaches to using agile approaches. They aim to instil lean concepts of respect for people, minimization of waste, and value delivery. A mantra of one agile approach is to  “Change the world of work.”.

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2022 Online and In-Person Events for Project/Resource Managers and Industry Professionals

Epicflow Blog

April 6 — The Hottest Innovations in Talent Management aims to provide those engaged in talent management with recent innovations on the following topics: compensation and incentives, technologies and compliance, managing performance of an organization, department or employees, and more. .

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Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

Planview

These include realizing Agile-at-scale, embracing the changing world of work, and creating an innovation culture. Then there is the pressure to innovate and deliver the right products and services to BCBS members quickly. We’ve had our Innovation team stood up for eight years.

Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

Here are the 20 most popular project management methodologies and their scions: Agile. Agile. Agile project management methodology follows an iterative model to bring continuous improvements and ensure consistent product delivery. With feedback on every iteration and client involvement throughout the process, you can deliver a product that satisfies your clients, thanks to agile. Kanban focuses on lean principles and applies strict processes to increase efficiency.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

Here are the 20 most popular project management methodologies and their scions: Agile. Agile. Agile project management methodology follows an iterative model to bring continuous improvements and ensure consistent product delivery. With feedback on every iteration and client involvement throughout the process, you can deliver a product that satisfies your clients, thanks to agile. There are five key principles of lean project management: Specify value.

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