AGILE NXT 3rd edition

Henny Portman

In this third edition of AGILE NXT — a magazine designed by Xebia’s thought leaders and experts to inspire and inform you, offers 15 new insights: The Ultimate Model for Managing Performance in Agile Environments (Daniel Burm). Need Business Agility?

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A commentary on Agile

Musings on Project Management

I was looking back at some prior essays on Agile and came across the April 2012 PMNetwork magazine. Here are a couple of quotes from Jim Highsmith worth tucking away: Agile project management embraces both “doing” agile and “being” agile—and the latter is the hardest. agile best value Project ValueSpecifically I was attracted (again) to page 58 for an interview with some agilists on the state of the practice.

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Agile: Should I Be Taking Training? – Project Management Advice

Arras People

“ I’m hearing a lot about Agile and project management. ” Agile and more specifically Agile Project Management has certainly been in the spotlight over the last few years and this is a question I’ve been asked a lot. and business projects for a number of years, will often say that they know enough about Agile to manage the Agile element within a bigger project but not enough to fully manage an Agile team. Agile Project Management agile

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Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story

MPUG

Agile PPM & Project. One of the key investment areas was Agile. Over the next year, we will continue to see significant releases from MS Project all designed to provide a new and improved user experience, as well as Agile capabilities for advanced to non-sophisticated Project users.

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Agile -- the state of things

Musings on Project Management

I was looking back at some prior essays on Agile and came across the April 2012 PMNetwork magazine. Here are a couple of quotes from Jim Highsmith worth tucking away: Agile project management embraces both “doing” agile and “being” agile—and the latter is the hardest. agileSpecifically I was attracted (again) to page 58 for an interview with some agilists on the state of the practice.

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Too many rules makes agility impossible

Henny Portman

One of the principles of the Agile Manifesto is “ Simplicity—the art of maximizing the amount of work not done—is essential ”. If you look at some agile frameworks or ways of working, you can ask yourself if the rule makers force you to be rule taker or rule breaker. Agile manifesto.

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AGILE NXT FUTURE FRIDAY 2019

Henny Portman

I give a lot of workshops and presentations and in many cases, attendees ask for the ‘silver bullet’ to become agile. It is far too short-sighted to think that you have to implement one agile framework and you achieve agility. Having only agile teams is not enough.

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50 shades of gray between agile and waterfall

Henny Portman

2019 nr 26, is an updated version of the 50 shades of gray between agile and waterfall story I presented during the last NTPM 2019 conference in Gda?sk, For each perspective I look into the traditional and agile view and what’s in between. Agile article English Post

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Review AGILE NXT – New Insights for Agile Performance Management

Henny Portman

This is XEBIA’s second edition of AGILE NXT (see AGILE NXT for the first edition). This time you get approximately twenty articles to bring you up to speed with new insights for agile performance management. Diamond Agile: Measuring What’s Meaningful (by Frank Verbruggen).

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Tips for Working from Home During the Covid-19 Crisis

International Institute of Learning

To to support all of our clients in this time of global crisis, we are offering free registration to our self-paced, online course on Virtual Agile Teams Learn More. Read a magazine or a book, or catch up on personal messages.

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Innovation: Running Experiments and Learning

Leading Answers

Within agile frameworks, the team retrospective is the primary workshop for planning and evaluating experiments. This is not how agile retrospectives are supposed to operate. Book:  Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great  by Esther Derby and Diana Larsen.

Overseeing 135 book reviews, what stands out?

Henny Portman

I provided book reviews for all eight issues of a Dutch Project Management Magazine (Vakblad Projectmanagement). On request of this Dutch PM magazine, I was asked whether one or more common threads could be discovered in all these underlying books. It is about accepting agile values ??and

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Seven Priorities for Project Managers in 2019

ProjectManager.com

Agility and Certainty. There are plenty of project management commentators to remind you of the rise of agile. There are also plenty of agile zealots who will tell you, variously, that traditional PM is dead… or that it ought to be!

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Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

The Project Management Institute’s (PMI) membership magazine – PM Network – has just released the January issue with a report – 2020 Jobs Report – available for project management practitioners to take a look at (currently only available for members).

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Why do most projects fail?

Binfire

Forbes magazine also opined about the high rate of project failures recently. . This statement is by no means against using Agile project management. The agile method is not the advocate for lack of planning. Some projects fit the Agile model better.

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#PMOT – Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow?

Online PM Courses

And we mustn’t forget that there are other widely used hashtags in the #PMOT community, like #Agile, #PMO, and #PMP. We make Agile teams become amazing, check out our free online masterclass: agilesumo.com. Agile Project Management Author, Mentor, and Instructor.

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2017 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m not an Agile expert by an means but if Scrum is your wheelhouse, this could be a good event to get to. Agile and Beyond: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, 4-5 May 2017. I figured I should include a few more Agile events this year! Women in Agile: Orlando, USA, 6 August 2017.

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Expert Tips on Lessons Learned [Video]

Girl's Guide to PM

I think agile projects tend to have agile retrospectives at the end of a sprint, so the culture is there in our methodology. The results will be in the APM magazine, won’t they? Project magazine?

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The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019

Online PM Courses

Project Management Blogs about Agile and Agile Methods. This is a magazine site that seems to make its money through site adverts and affiliate links. Here’s a PM blogger who understands Agile and writes about it a lot these days. Managed Agile.

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6 major factors affecting resource capacity planning in 2019

Resource Guru

Whether a company is transforming through an acquisition, introducing Agile for the first time, or just starting out with a new leave management system , the time and effort needed to plan and deploy a change initiative must come from somewhere. Business agility means resource complexity.

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All Set For International Project Management Day 2019? The Only Project Management Guide you Need

Taskque

Guerrilla PM – Being Agile is the next big thing. PM Network – This monthly magazine reviews the latest tools, techniques, and best practices leverage by top-level project managers.

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All Set for International Project Management Day 2018? The only Project Management guide you need

Taskque

Guerrilla PM – Being Agile is the next big thing. PM Network – This monthly magazine reviews the latest tools, techniques, and best practices leverage by top-level project managers.

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AI Assistants for Project Managers

Leading Answers

Kevin Kelly, futurist and founding executive editor of Wired magazine, says in his TED talk: “ Everything that we have electrified, we are now going to cognify ”. Agile tool vendor Atlassian, already provide project assistants that help with budgets, estimates, and sprint management.

Project Management – Where to Find the Jobs

Arras People

Newspapers, trade magazines and professional journals often have dedicated job sections on their websites. Agile. Everyday dozens of new project management jobs are created and filled.

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Why Stellar UX ensures Project Management Technology ROI

Keyedin

Experts agree that for most enterprises, and for agile and bimodal IT PM in particular, the best tech for IT PM is scalable for all user levels and needs only an exemplary user experience (UX) to provide an immediate return on investment (ROI).

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AI Assistants for Project Managers

Leading Answers

Kevin Kelly, futurist and founding executive editor of Wired magazine, says in his TED talk: “ Everything that we have electrified, we are now going to cognify ”. Agile tool vendor Atlassian, already provide project assistants that help with budgets, estimates, and sprint management. References : How AI could Revolutionize Project Management , CIO Magazine, Mary Branscome, January 12 2018. Predictions like “AI will take our jobs” sound scary.

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Stepping Into Project Management

Here are the books/magazines I have been recently reading: The Willpower Instinct – Kelly McGonigal Scrum- The Art of doing Twice the Work in Half the Time – Jeff Sutherland Holacracy- The Revolution Management System that Abolishes Hierarchy-Brian J.

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Ways of working in those collaborative spaces

Lynne Cazaly

New ways of working are sweeping the world - leaders across organisations are slashing organisation charts and structures, installing fresh new collaborative spaces and hoping like heck they can get more people to be more involved, more connected and more engaged in more purposeful, creative, ingenious and agile work. Bernstein and Stephen Turban are filtering through to mainstream media broadcasters, morning talk shows and consumer magazines.

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Why Stellar UX ensures Project Management Technology ROI

Keyedin

Experts agree that for most enterprises, and for agile and bimodal IT project management in particular, the best tech for IT PM is scalable for all user levels and needs only an exemplary user experience (UX) to provide an immediate return on investment (ROI). UX Magazine’s Joe Dickerson published a UX checklist that will ensure full adoption from your teams and, by extension, a more robust ROI from your PMO tools.

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PMI Education Contact Hours and PDUs: Your Essential Guide

Online PM Courses

in Agile practices 30 PDUs in Agile topics. For PMI-ACP… Your contact hours must explicitly cover agile practices. Agile training can include topics covering agile philosophy, methodologies, principles and practices.

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The Future of Resource Management: Are You Prepared?

Keyedin

Jordan believes the future of RM may ultimately resemble the continuous delivery models that are already used during agile software development. In a recent article in Pharmaceutical Executive magazine , resource constraints were discussed. This is especially true in agile development PMOs, which is the future structure for all industries, not just technology. Three ways resource management moves toward continuous delivery success.

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How We Bootstrapped Easy Projects to Become one of the Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies

EasyProjects

We were listed as one of the fastest growing companies on Canadian Business Magazine’s Growth 500 list. Pavel has instilled a solid agile development process that tackles our small updates to extensive builds like developing our Artificial Intelligence strategy and capabilities.

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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.

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

Planio

This community is what Wired magazine founder Kevin Kelly calls your 1,000 True Fans. You can see this in practice with the Agile development process. “But [Company X] just raised $100 million dollars!” – says everyone else in Startup World.

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Feature Prioritization: 7 Ways to Prioritize Features and Product Improvements

Planio

Here’s a more in-depth explanation of implementing and using the Kano model from UX Magazine.). Whenever possible, use Agile development practices to launch early and often. Few companies fail because of a lack of good ideas. But choosing the wrong idea?

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The Urge to Strangle(The Strangler Pattern)

Leading Agile

Business agility means having the capability to “turn on a dime” at low cost and with low risk, to drive innovation, respond to market changes, and overcome the competition. They face challenges in achieving agility that smaller or newer companies don’t.

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Project Management Certification – A guide

Binfire

In fact, most projects in high tech using Agile project management method don’t employ certified project managers. Project Times – A nicely done magazine about project management. This article is a guide on how to obtain a project management certification and resources you need to do so. This is a live document and I will update it as we gather more information talking to people who take the certification exam.

Resources for Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

From his article in an IEEE magazine often quoted by No Estimates advocates. . Google will find each of these for you, as a start to the extensive body of litertaure for estimating agile projects in the presence of uncertainty.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

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 Business of Software Estimation Is Not Evil: Reconciling agile approaches and project estimates,” Phillip G.

FedEx Project Manager Profile: Leigh Espy

Project Management Hacks

My team has adopted the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) in the last two years. I realize that Agile is not the right fit for every project, but I’ve enjoyed adding a new approach to my skillset. Leigh Espy, FedEx Project Manager. What is like to work as a project manager?

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