5 Tips for Using Scrum Boards

ProjectManager.com

A scrum board is a critical tool for successfully practicing its namesake, the agile framework, scrum. If you’re unfamiliar, scrum is useful for teams that work on complex, adaptive problems. In short, scrum is lightweight, simple to understand, but difficult to master—even with the help of scrum software. Intro to Scrum. In terms of team dynamics, scrum provides autonomy to every member. What Is a Scrum Board?

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Scrum Master vs Project Manager: What’s the Difference?

Project Bliss

You’ve also heard that teams are going Agile and that Scrum Master might be a good option. Or maybe you’re already a Project Manager, and you’re wondering if a Scrum Master job might be a good move. Here I’ll explain the difference between a Project Manager and a Scrum Master. Difference between a Project Manager and Scrum Master. Scrum Master vs Project Manager. Scrum Master Responsibilities. Who does this in Agile?

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Scrum Master Responsibilities: What Does a Scrum Master Do?

Project Bliss

Are you thinking of taking on a Scrum Master role? Do you know what the Scrum Master responsibilities are? To make sure you’re ready to carry out Scrum Master responsibilities, ensure that you have a good understanding of what’s involved. You may at first think it’s just leading the team in answering the three questions in your daily scrum meeting. But as you read on, you’ll see there’s more involved in Scrum Master responsibilities.

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Agile Release Train (ART)

Digite

The concept of Agile Release Train is central to understanding the constructs of SAFe and to implement them. The Agile Release Train is the primary value delivery construct in SAFe. The Agile Release Train is a long lived, self-organizing team of Agile Teams, a virtual organization (5 to 12 teams) that plans, commits, and executes together. An Agile Release Train typically consist of 50-125 people. Principles governing the Agile Release Train.

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Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

When I first learned about Agile methods in 2002, the principles seemed to offer an ideal solution to many organizational issues common at the time. It’s time now to move forward to the next level of proficiency in software delivery; what we might call “post-Agile.” ” A lot more is possible than was imagined when “Agile” was first defined. Let’s begin with some parts of the Agile canon itself.

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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.

Where is the Manager Role in Scrum?

Scrum.org

The Scrum Framework defines three distinct roles; the Product Owner, the Development Team and the Scrum Master. The scrum guide does elude to Stakeholders, but does not mention anything about managers, executives and leaders. Scrum dogmatists then profess that there should be no managers, or scrum has no mangers. Where are managers in Scrum and do we need them? Remember Scrum is a framework with a strong focus on building complex products.

What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

Hybrid Project Management: The Next Step for Agile. But there does seem to be a trend in accepting that agile approaches like Scrum can fit within a hybrid framework. The future of project management needs to be more agile. What is the future of project management?

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Extreme Programming (XP)

ActiveCollab

Extreme Programming (XP) is an agile project management framework used in software development. Extreme Programming is an agile framework, which means it advocates frequent releases, iterative development, and high level of customer involvement. It’s similair to Scrum , only XP is a lot more prescriptive and opinionated. The easiest way to understand XP is to think of it as Scrum with an added layer of coding best practices. project-management agile

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

May 7, Vienna — HAPPYPROJECTS 20 “Mindset & Methoden” invites project leaders and academic researchers to take part in the conference that involves 16 lectures, 4 exhibitor presentations, 6 workshops, and 1 open session to discuss project management methods of going agile and the ways of setting a new mindset in PM. February 24, Adelaide — 1st Conference is dedicated to the heart of Agile to bring its best principles to your organization.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

May 7, Vienna — HAPPYPROJECTS 20 “Mindset & Methoden” invites project leaders and academic researchers to take part in the conference that involves 16 lectures, 4 exhibitor presentations, 6 workshops, and 1 open session to discuss project management methods of going agile and the ways of setting a new mindset in PM. February 24, Adelaide — 1st Conference is dedicated to the heart of Agile to bring its best principles to your organization.

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Project Management Blog Roundup: The Best of 2021

Ganttic

Alexis Nicole White, certified senior project manager (PMP) and scrum master (SMC) - ANW Consulting "I’m a reader of The Lazy Project Manager blog. With topics ranging from staying agile, to project governance, and ways to deal with stakeholders.

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20 Team Building Activities That Your Team Won’t Sigh At

Paymo App

Instructions: Much like the “Concentration” game from childhood, where you flipped over two cards at the same time to find the matching pairs, this activity demands agility and observation spirit. Some of them require little logistics and time. The game is great for people who want to better understand the Scrum mechanics. Robots might represent the Scrum team who carries out the sprints. Teams that bond together, succeed together. Easier said than done.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

Project management methodologies – Agile, Waterfall, PRINCE2, PRiSM, Six Sigma, Critical Path, and many more. Usually, projects will belong to another line of business such as software, art, logistics, economics, linguistics, etc. Scrum certifications. Scrum is an Agile framework that’s often used for product management or for software-industry projects. Scrum.org provides assignments that can certify your Scrum knowledge. Scaled Professional Scrum.

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Building the Plane While in Flight: How to Remotely Tackle a COVID-19 Business Continuity Crisis in Your Enterprise

Leankor

Whether a department uses Agile/Scrum, Lean or waterfall, all methods can become unified in a virtual platform and communicate with ease, making the management and movement of projects seamless. Step 2: Map out your core supply chain partners and which teams support acquisitions, as well as the external logistics partners that make it function. Building the Plane While in Flight: How to Remotely Tackle a COVID-19 Business Continuity Crisis in Your Enterprise.

Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. . Review on Traditional and Agile Cost Estimation Success Factor in Software Development Project,” Zulkefli Mansor, Saadiah Yahya, Noor Habibah Hj Arshad, International Journal on New Computer Architectures and Their Applications (IJNCAA) 1(3): 942–952. Story Point Estimating,” Richard Carlson, ALEA, Agile and Lean Associates, 2013. The ROI of Agile VS. Traditional Methods?

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to estimate software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Cost Modeling Agile Software Development,” Maarit Laanti and Petri Kettunen, International Transactions on Systems and Applications, Volume 1 Number 2, pp. 229 “How Should We Estimate Agile Software Development Projects and What Data Do We Need?” A Survey on Software Estimation Techniques in Traditional and Agile Development Models,” B.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to assess risks, their impacts, and handling strategies for software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Risk Matrix: An Approach for Identifying, Assessing, and Ranking Program Risks , Paul Garvey and Zachary Lansdowne , Air Force Journal of Logistics , Volume XXII, Number 1. Using Velocity, Acceleration, and Jerk to Manage Agile Schedule,” Risk Karen M.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Risk Matrix: An Approach for Identifying, Assessing, and Ranking Program Risks , Paul Garvey and Zachary Lansdowne , Air Force Journal of Logistics , Volume XXII, Number 1. Agility, Risk, and Uncertainty, Part 1 How Risk Impacts Agile Architecture,” Michael Waterman, IEEE Software , March/April 2018, pp.

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