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. While it is ideal if this urgency is tied to What’s In It For Me, at a minimum, we all want proof that committing our time and political influence to a particular initiative at this very moment is cheaper than the cost of doing nothing.

2018 146

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? Another attribute which influences this is an understanding of who is delivering which work streams.

2017 131
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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.

SCRUM 40

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 37