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4 Common Misconceptions About Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

As a community, we have developed a handful of team-based Agile approaches over the years; some of which we would consider scaled. Implementing Agile, especially in larger, more complex organizations, still seems to be a black art. All the things we consider hallmarks of a small team, Agile methodology. But here we are.

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What is Organizational Agility, Really?

So what is organizational agility? I have seen agility measured as the number of "agile teams" and the "number of training attendees" more often than I like to admit. . Maybe we can talk about what organizational agility is not - in a word - bs. work-sustainability. Let's try a one-liner. . Change is constant.

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Beyond Agile Gratitude #2 - Lean Thinking and the Kanban Method

Leading Answers

Now that my Beyond Agile book has been published, I would like to thank people who helped shape its content and ideas. David Anderson has done much to popularize and explain lean and the Theory of Constraints thinking. Agile teams often use kanban boards to visualize their work. Ask How can we meet and exceed customer goals?

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The Agile Manifesto from a Lean Perspective

The result of this buzz session was, of course, the Agile ‘Software Development’ Manifesto. Yet as we have subsequently discovered, agility meant -- or came to mean -- something different to each of them. Yet as we have subsequently discovered, agility meant -- or came to mean -- something different to each of them.

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Troubleshooting in Lean-Agile Development


Many project managers utilize a Lean-Agile approach when there is high change or churn in project requirements, significant lack of clarity in scope, high complexity to their projects, and/or a larger number of risks associated with such. Two Lean-Agile Types. Iteration-based Lean-Agile. Flow-based.

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Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

Agile Methodology. What It Is: In a nutshell, Agile project management is an evolving and collaborative way to self-organize across teams. The agile methodology offers project teams a very dynamic way to work and collaborate and that’s why it is a very popular project management methodology for product and software development.

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

These days, it seems like everybody is all about doing things agile. So if a foundation of agile is working fast and changing rapidly and often, while continuing to iterate on the project, what’s the definition of done in agile? But first, let’s get some more background on agile and its methods.

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