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Why Switch to Agile Processes

Brad Egeland

Why switch to Agile practices? Are Agile projects more successful? Is Agile development a better way? Why should the CEO want to adopt Agile practices? How about project managers – why should adopting Agile practices be beneficial to them? It’s important for different roles in the organization to understand how Agile practices are important to their work, to the organization, and ultimately to their project customers.

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The Risk Management Process in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

When you start the planning process for a project, one of the first things you need to think about is: what can go wrong? So risk management, then, is the process of identifying, categorizing, prioritizing and planning for risks before they become issues. It’s all about process.

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Ultimate Guide to Business Process Management (BPM)

ProjectManager.com

That’s what business process management is all about. Business process management looks at the processes a company employs to deliver its goods or services to its customers. What Is Business Process Management (BPM)? Business process management is broad and dynamic.

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Project Management Processes & Phases

ProjectManager.com

If so, it might be time to start implementing proven project management processes and phases at your organization in order to bring your company’s workflow under control. At first, the concept of the project management process and its practical adaption can seem a little daunting, but this article will give you everything you need to set up PM processes and phases at your business. How to Implement a PM Process in Your Organization.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

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Change Control Board: Roles, Responsibilities & Processes

ProjectManager.com

Through this process of detailed examination, the change control board decides on the viability of the change request or makes recommendations accordingly. The change manager is responsible for documenting the change management process and the necessary plans to implement the change.

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Top 5 Process Creation Software for Agile Project Manager In 2022

nTask

How hard do you find process creation? It is certainly not child’s play, primarily if you work with long and complex processes. Fortunately, you have got process creation software watching your back. What Is a Process Creation Software? Process Bliss.

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10 Best Process Management Software Reviews 2022

nTask

In today’s business world, the need to have a good process management tools is pivotal. In this blog, we have gathered the 10 best process management software reviews for you to choose the best pick for your company. What is Process Management? Increased agility.

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Understanding Agile

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Learning to successfully manage agile projects requires you to first familiarize yourself with the concept of Agile. What is the agile methodology? The agile movement first began in the 1970s when it was introduced by a doctor named Winston Royce. General Agile

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Planning Process In Event Management For Beginners

nTask

In this blog, we’ve explained to you what is event management, 5 major planning processes in event management for beginners as well as how you can utilize software to optimize your processes. It includes various management processes for its successful execution.”.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

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Beyond Agile – Relentlessly Reduce Process

Mike Griffiths

Maxwell described problems when SAFe® is not fully implemented, but I think taking on too much process and training is a problem in its own right. Process Has Weight, but Knowledge Is Weightless. Ceremonies and processes have weight and take time to undertake.

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Organizational Change Process Steps and Your Projects

The Strategic Project Manager

This post explores a change process that can help, regardless of your role. It looks at the various organization situations, how the change process steps can help manage risk, and the strategic and project management impacts for having such a process.

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If minutes are produced from your daily standups, your delivery process may be fragile

Kiron Bondale

Agile Governance Process Peeves Project Management management failure

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Pitfalls of referencing agile

Kiron Bondale

One of the clichés you will run across if you read enough articles or watch enough videos about agility is that we should be using the term as an adjective rather than as a noun. Misunderstandings can also happen when we treat agile as an adjective in the wrong manner.

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Unlocking Agile's Missed Potential!

Speaker: Bob Webber, VP Product Flow Optimization, Construx

In this webinar you will learn how product management and engineering can collaborate with a NEW end-to-end Agile product development cycle model.

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Agile Project Management: Principles, Meetings, Values & Tools

ProjectManager.com

What Is Agile Project Management? Agile project management is an iterative approach to delivering a project through short planning cycles called sprints. Agile project management allows teams to gather customer feedback as the project progresses. History of the Agile Methodology.

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Process Management Software – Best 8 Tools To Use In 2022

nTask

Business process management has taken the front seat in recent years. Keeping in view the steady increase in business process management, it is estimated that the market will be worth $13 to $14 billion soon. 65% do so to enhance efficiency and agility.

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Agile won’t fix organization dysfunctions

Kiron Bondale

This week, I participated in an interesting discussion on Mastodon in which the initiator asked for input on ways to frame agility based on the core problems which a team might be trying to solve. Onerous external requirements for documentation or process adherence.

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Let’s flatten five agile fallacies!

Kiron Bondale

Like many of you, I spent a reasonable amount of time during my first few years participating in online forums correcting agile misconceptions. However, as I would still like to help, writing an article on five of the most common agile myths will give me a reference to provide to folks in the future. Agile projects and agile methodologies. Agile is not a method ( which is what most folks mean when they use the word “methodology” ).

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Using Continuous Customer Testing for Pandemic-Proof Product Success

Speaker: Luke Freiler, CEO and co-founder of Centercode

After weathering recessions with a wide range of iconic customers, CEO and Product Manager Luke Freiler has seen first hand the impact the Voice of the Customer has had in making or breaking tech companies during hard times. He's going to walk you through an agile process for continuous customer testing that saves you time and gives you full confidence in your products — no matter how many you're sending out the door this year.

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Agile Project Management for Marketing

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This is a guest contribution from Monica Georgieff, Agile Coach and Trainer at AgileSherpas. We’ve got the data to show you exactly how marketers are taking this period in their stride using Agile practices. Does Agile project management for marketing really work?

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Learn About the Project Evaluation Process and Its Importance in 2022

nTask

It can be extremely challenging, to say the least, but to make it more bearable and understandable, the upper management and the managers use the project evaluation process. This process helps the managers carefully plan the project that they and […].

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Agile Maturity & Change Management: 3 Steps for Achieving Executive Buy-In

Lindsey Marymont

Agile Portfolio Management. Agile Maturity & Change Management: 3 Steps for Achieving Executive Buy-In. Large-scale change is difficult for any organization, and no less so when it involves growing Agile maturity in project and portfolio management. Skip to main content.

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What is Agile Project Planning? An Introduction for Beginners

ProjectManager.com

While agile is relatively new, it has made a big splash in the work of project management. It started in software development, but has since been adopted by other industries that have seen the benefit of agile’s iterative approach. What Is Agile Project Management?

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What is Scrum? An Introduction to the Scrum Framework

Speaker: Eric Naiburg, Chief Operating Officer at Scrum.org

Although Scrum has been around for more than 25 years, it is still new to many. In this session, we provide an overview of the Scrum framework, discuss how Scrum enables agility and ways that empiricism can empower the teams that use it. Like with any form of process, there are myths that arise, during this session with Eric Naiburg, COO, Scrum.org, many of these myths will be dispelled using facts and real-world examples.

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The 12 Agile Principles: Definitions & How to Use Them

ProjectManager.com

Agile principles are the foundations of agile. Agile is a project management methodology that allows development teams to set up a dynamic work management framework. This method is based on 12 guiding principles, known as agile principles. What Are the 12 Agile Principles?

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Agile Release Planning- A Comprehensive Guide for Agile Professionals

nTask

Regardless of whether it is a part of the project management paradigm or something else, the first step in any process is planning. Agile release planning plays a similar role in Agile processes. What Is Agile Release Planning?

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How effective are your agile ceremonies?

Kiron Bondale

We hope that by conducting effective ceremonies we will achieve the agile trinity of improved value delivery, better quality and more fun. Each agile framework provides its own ceremonies but given that Scrum is still the most commonly referenced one, let’s focus on that framework’s events. Agile ceremonies should add value. If not, we are just adopting the form of agility with none of its substance.

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No bugs in agile?!?

Kiron Bondale

When a team is following an agile delivery approach and they have developed a Definition of Done (DoD) containing one or more criteria indicating that no defects are permitted in or as an outcome of completed work items, they should not have to deal with bugs escaping a sprint, and hence, the practice of documenting defects should become obsolete. ” Agile Process Peeves Project Management agile project management improving project management Process compliance stupidity Quality

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Innovating and Driving Agility with Tech: No-Code Development

Speaker: Gautam Nimmagadda, CEO, Quixy

Product Managers: are you wondering what your teams will look like in the future? If so, it's time to look to no-code development. With it, you can leverage hyper automation, strengthen and accelerate growth, and drive value. Your teams will be able handle more projects, and focus on the real challenges. This webinar harnesses the wisdom of today's business leaders and the global pioneers of tomorrow. Join Gautam Nimmagadda, CEO of Quixy, and learn how to leverage tech to drive agility with citizen development and the no-code movement.

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Ensuring Smart Work Management Processes for Agile Project Managers In 2021

nTask

Project management process is a complex maze that not everyone knows how to ace every single time. But if you have a process or plan in mind related to the needs and requirements of your project, then it is a piece of cake.

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Performance Management Process (Updated 2023 Guide For Project Managers)

nTask

One of the most crucial aspects of any business these days is the art of mastering the performance management process. Agile Project Management Collaboration Project Management Techniques

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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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Who Is Responsible in Agile Transformation?

Leading Agile

If you want to be successful at Agile Transformation —especially at scale—you’ll need more than Agile Coaches teaching your teams the ceremonies of Scrum or how to do SAFe and LeSS. Agile Lead Roles and Responsibilities. Agile Coach’s Responsibility. Agile Process Coach.

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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics. In a world of information overload, it's more important than ever to have a dashboard that provides data that's not only interesting but actually relevant and timely. Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. All of these activities play a vital role in providing the superior experience your customers demand.

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The 12 Agile Principles. Part One.

Growing Agile

Much is said and written about the Agile Manifesto that if I were to write about it, I’m sure it wouldn’t be anything that hasn’t been said before. Over the next few blog posts I’m going to break down the agile principles in batches of 3 at a time.

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Am I Really Doing Agile?

LiquidPlanner

Sometimes a team is new to agile and just wants to know if they are on the right track. A blog article describing “fake Agile” may be resonating a bit too much for comfort. First however, I suggest examining the question itself, “Am I doing Agile right?” Ask, “Am I being agile?”

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Review Agile

Henny Portman

Agile by Rini van Solingen and Maarten Kossen was originally published in Dutch. The book starts with a warning that agile is more than a mindset, it is a philosophy, followed by 22 chapters, in which the authors show that it is easy to understand, but very difficult to apply at first.

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Everything You Need to Know About Agile BPM in 2022

nTask

Organizations continued to implement business process management frameworks to improve their ability to respond to emerging challenges, fueled by escalating data and compliance requirements combined with the cloud's power. Agile Project Management Agile Framework Business Proposal Process

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