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Agile Governance Demystified

Leading Agile

What is Agile governance? Simply put, Agile governance is a way to maximize the flow of value within an organization in the fastest way possible. In small, lean startups, there aren’t a lot of legacy processes and systems in place to overcome, and your teams are small and conducive to an Agile governance model.

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Project Boards and Project Steering Groups: An Introduction

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Here’s an introduction to these important groups as part of the governance framework so you can get yours set up and working on your project. A project board provides oversight and governance for the project. What you need is adequate governance for the project. What is a project board? Call your meetings anything you like.


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Why Your Annual Operating Plan Is A Lie and What To Do About It

Leading Agile

First, it is necessary to believe that a year is not defined by a list of projects but rather by an Investment Strategy : an organization of stable, cross-functional teams with aligned value, funded for reasonable intervals against strategic objectives. We define the Governance rules that control how value flows through that Structure.

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Unpacking Agile Transformation: The System of Delivery

Leading Agile

It’s the process and governance mechanisms we use to manage the flow of work through the system. Think about things like how we write user stories, how we estimate work, how we run planning cadences, how we deal with technical concerns, and how we measure done. Who gets to make decisions and when.

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Capabilities Release or Cadence Release

Herding Cats

So do we pick a Capabilities Release or a Cadence Release? Cadence release puts value out on a periodic basis. Cadence release puts value out on a periodic basis. Those capabilities don't always show up in the Cadence, but that's a separate issue as well. . Strategy is Not the Same as Operational Effectiveness.

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How To Implement Lean Portfolio Management?


Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) involves connecting strategy to execution by using lean principles. Budgets are allocated to execute an enterprise’s strategy by portfolio management teams. In order to connect strategy to execution The leadership team evaluates these targets on a regular basis. Review of strategy alignment.

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Managing Project Assumptions and Risks

The IIL Blog

Our risks were identified, but a response strategy was never created. Context and environmental factors should govern process requirements, specificity, and formality. Creating unique items for each impact ensures we develop suitable response strategies. Response Trigger: Criteria for implementing the response strategy.