Maintain a sense of change urgency through agility

Kiron Bondale

According to John Kotter’s model for leading change, the first step to overcoming inertia requires us to instill a sense of true urgency in those we need to support, implement and sustain the change. Executives and mid-level managers are constantly juggling competing priorities and as long as it appears that a change initiative is not on fire, their attention spans are likely to be shorter than that of a goldfish.

2018 146

Connecting Business with IT to Achieve Agility in the Financial Sector

Planview

This included incorporating Agile processes and other work methodologies into its traditional project portfolio management (PPM) processes, to help speed delivery of new products and services. Remember this was an organization that was corporate driven and locally managed.

2020 91

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How should I handle an agile-waterfall hybrid project?

Kiron Bondale

A question which I’m frequently asked by learners attending my agile foundations courses is “ I’m quite comfortable with what’s required for a waterfall project and what’s required for an agile project, but how do I plan and manage one where some of the scope is going to be delivered in a waterfall manner and some will be delivered using an agile approach? Tagged: agile project management , improving project management , project decision making.

2017 131

Agile, Waterfall and Hybrid: Managing the Multiple-Methodology Portfolio

Keyedin

Recent research from the Project Management Institute is clear: Almost fifty percent of projects managed in PMOs are agile or hybrid based. Agile projects are structured for iterative planning, forecasting and reporting, and can look very different and come at a much quicker cadence than traditional project management (PM). Transparency remains crucial to controlling crises and managing constrained budgets.

Agile, Waterfall and Hybrid: Managing the Multiple-Methodology Portfolio

Keyedin

Recent research from the Project Management Institute is clear: Almost fifty percent of projects managed in PMOs are agile or hybrid based. Agile projects are structured for iterative planning, forecasting and reporting, and can look very different and come at a much quicker cadence than traditional project management (PM). Transparency remains crucial to controlling crises and managing constrained budgets.

PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

We recently hosted a webinar titled “ Modern Capacity Planning – Putting the Strategy into Resource Management ” in which many attendees cited this problem as paramount in their organizations. ” Once you possess the data to create change management and communication collateral, executive-facing PMs will need training to identify the most effective way to communicate and manage change among business leaders.

Agile Portfolio Management in an Adaptive World – Q&A with the Experts

Keyedin

Agile Portfolio Management is a hot topic for many PMO leaders today trying to forge forward in a world where things are requiring a high degree of adaptability. Can you share any insight on changes or uptake of Agile due to virtual working? Tom – I am not sure I have seen an uptake based on remote workload changes. It really is based on the need to address changes quicker. How does the Project Manager work with the Agile team, scrum master, ect.

2020 60

Is Your Agile Project Healthy?

Project Management Essentials

They conflict with the core values of collaboration over contract negotiation and welcoming changing requirements. How is change managed? Watch out for contract terms and engagement practices, such as: Fixed-scope projects and burdensome change management processes; Arrangements where communications between the product owner and the team are filtered through an intermediary; Unnecessary or burdensome documentation and approvals; and.

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Agile Unplugged: EP 02 | Mike Cottmeyer and Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

In this week’s episode, LeadingAgile Chief Methodologist, Dennis Stevens, sits down with Mike Cottmeyer to discuss Capability-based organizations, Systems of Delivery vs Systems of Transformation, managing dependencies, and more. – Talk about project management and things like that. You get super clear backlogs, you find out what the real cadences you’ve finished work that you start. It’s a portfolio management, problem solving technique.

2020 52

Webinar Recap: Winning Presentation Skills

MPUG

Carl is the author of seven project management books and co-produced The Audio PMP Prep: Conversations on Passing the PMP Exam. He is the US correspondent for the British project management magazine, Project Manager Today, and serves on the board of directors for projectconnections.com. Carl Pritchard: I teach a lot of classes in project management, and people learn early on to show up on time. How do you do all of risk management in one hour or less?

2020 40

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Business, Technical, Systems, Risk, and Project Management Briefings and Presentations. Management Processes (#MP). Project Performance Management (#PPM). Agile Project Management (#APM). Risk Management (#RM). Cost, Schedule, and Technical Performance Management (#CSTPM). Earned Value Management (#EVM). Integrating Agile and Earned Value Management (#AEVM). Business, Technical, Systems, Risk, and Project Management.

2003 35