7 Factors for running an effective Kanban Replenishment Meeting

Digite

In 2015, in a blog post called Kanban Cadences , David Anderson laid out a set of 7 Kanban cadences or meetings that provide comprehensive opportunities for feedback, planning, and review in an enterprise.

How effective are your agile ceremonies?

Kiron Bondale

The Scrum Guide calls sprints the heart of Scrum as these time boxes set the cadence for all other events. Agile agile project management improving project management Process compliance stupidity

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How do you know if your team is being agile?

Kiron Bondale

Are regular feedback loops well established for both the product itself and delivery process and do these loops result in changes to the “what” and the “how”? Whether these loops follow a fixed cadence (e.g.

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Influencing the eternal optimism of a delivery team

Kiron Bondale

Teams which don’t use feedback loops with their products and their processes should not consider themselves to be very agile. When I teach agile fundamentals classes, I frequently emphasize the importance of inspection and adaptation.

Maintain a sense of change urgency through agility

Kiron Bondale

But the steps in Kotter’s model, like PMBOK processes, are not to be followed in a purely sequential manner. . The specific cadence varies based on the complexity and duration of a transformation.

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How to Become a Better Communicator

Project Risk Coach

Imagine a business analyst who is mapping a business process. Notice the cadence, pauses, and the repetitions in the speech.

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How effective is your benefits management framework?

Kiron Bondale

While project intake processes usually require some articulation of expected benefits, few companies effectively monitor and control the realization of those benefits over the life of a project and beyond.

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Half Agile Isn’t Real Transformation

Leading Agile

Very often, a transaction traverses all the architectural layers and is partially processed by components that live in both the front-end and back-end worlds. Market analysis and business strategy know-how and institutionalized processes are required to answer that question.

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9 Best Practices for Your Daily Scrum Meeting

Project Bliss

For example, Todd shares that he plans to finish making changes to the approval process flow today. By meeting at the same time, your team gets into a regular cadence. Identify the cadence or milestones that trigger a group self-assessment.

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Releases and Deadlines in Agile

Herding Cats

Cadence Release - when a fixed period ends, go with what is ready to go. Cadence Release paradigm, is a flow-based approach. The variability of the development work is minimized through the planned cadence. The Capabilities are laid out Cadence Releases in the chart below.

15 of the Best Productivity Tools for Marketers That You Haven’t Heard Of

ProjectManager.com

The cadence of the posts are set by MissingLettr, but you can change them at any time. Another productivity tool that will streamline your processes and make you more efficient at work is ProjectManager.com.

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Review: Introduction to Disciplined Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

DAD is characterized by the following aspects: Hybrid: combines Scrum, Agile Modelling, XP, Unified Process, Kanban, Lean, Outside-In Development (OID) and other methods. Scott W.

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New PM, New Choices

Leading Answers

Consider the process of designing a new car or home. The process is likely to be iterative and adaptive. Then, once the design is agreed upon, the process of production is typically more defined and repeatable. Integrating with the COTS software was a hybrid process.

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Kanban to manage Complex/ Quick Moving Situations

Digite

In the usual Scrum process, the P.O. The Kanban boards and cadences ensure that everyone is aware and aligned; and if there are conflicts, they are resolved during one of these meetings (other than the Daily Standup). Is this you?

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A Comprehensive Guide to Agile Project Management

Redbooth

Here are three basic methods you can use to build an agile project strategy: Assemble an agile team by giving team members more autonomy and building collaborative processes into the workflow. The Scrum Master is the protector of the process and the keeper of the project board.

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Estimating Processes in Support of Economic Analysis. Herding Cats: Capabilities Release or Cadence Release. Better have a plan to reduce technical and programmatic uncertainty (both of which have aleatory and epistemic behaviours respectively) at a planned rate, for a planned cost, on a planned time. Or plan on being late, over budget, and reduced probability of technical success, before you start. All Value is Cost and Time dependent.

Kanban and Scrum Together – Not So Fast

Digite

That pressure is what drives organizations and teams to adopt a ‘process’ that they think will help. We would call those processes Scrum and Kanban and that is probably the first point of failure. It is unfortunate that these processes are seen as incompatible and I applaud your decision to try and change that thinking. It isn’t the practices that are incompatible, but the religions that sprout up around the organizations that evangelize the processes.

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Is SAFe Agile?

Digite

Ken Schwaber has mentioned that SAFe does not adhere to the Agile Manifesto values (specially the first tenet – Individual and Interactions over Processes and Tool) as it is highly process-centric ( https://kenschwaber.wordpress.com/2013/08/06/unsafe-at-any-speed/ ).

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Beginner’s Guide to Kanban for Agile Marketing

Digite

But, for teams that chafe under the strictures of the Scrum process, Kanban can be a freeing alternative. Throughout the assembly line, “workers at each step in the process are not allowed to do work unless they are signaled with a kanban from a downstream step.”.

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Scrum or Kanban for Application Support teams?

Digite

Frequently, especially in a Scrum environment, it can be difficult to match the cadence of doing both. It is not a replacement for Scrum, rather it is a way to improve almost any process you may be using. Look at your dev processes and automation options to reduce overall defect levels.

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Shift from Annual to Continuous Planning to Enable Agility [Webinar]

Planview

To adopt continuous planning, you must have a robust portfolio management process—you want to ensure you’re staying focused on the right things. You can instead start with your demand management processes. Understand your organization’s process.

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

Keyedin

Siloed project information scattered across numerous systems and geographies blocks decision-makers from insights into cost and schedule problems and cripples performance-measurement processes. 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).

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

Keyedin

Siloed project information scattered across numerous systems and geographies blocks decision-makers from insights into cost and schedule problems and cripples performance-measurement processes. 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).

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Difference Between Agile Project Management and Scrum

Brad Egeland

As the corporate world is rapidly changing in the form of support issues, customer demands, project requirements, many companies are not able to work on traditional business processes as they are not fast enough to deal with the ever-changing requirements. He/She manages the whole process for how information is exchanged. It focuses on the people, not processes or artifacts and can be used with teams of six to eight developers.

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A Review Of Scrum For Kanban Teams

Digite

Inspired by Steve Porter’s efforts to bring process practitioners closer together and educate Scrum practitioners, I’m writing a shadow series of posts that will follow the Kanban and Scrum – Stronger Together series and continue my own efforts to clear up misconceptions between practitioners of these methods. Kanban teams are fully capable of doing everything that Scrum teams do, described as some sort of feedback meetings that happen on a cadence.

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PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Keep in mind that you must take charge of communication processes as well, by including all stakeholders and creating the appropriate cadence so as not to overwhelm sponsors. Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. If your leadership team does not understand your PMO capacity and corresponding strategy, they may have a difficult time trusting you with their most crucial business goals.

The Right Tools for Remote Workers

LiquidPlanner

Part of welcoming a new remote worker also includes setting up the tools and processes that will allow them to become a successful and productive member of the team. Establish a cadence for communication as well as a solid feedback loop between manager and employee.

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PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Keep in mind that you must take charge of communication processes as well, by including all stakeholders and creating the appropriate cadence so as not to overwhelm sponsors. Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. If your leadership team does not understand your PMO capacity and corresponding strategy, they may have a difficult time trusting you with their most crucial business goals.

GAO Cost Estimating and Assessment Guide Applied to Agile

Herding Cats

Either a Cadence Release Plan or a Capabilities Release Plan. Risk Management has 6 processes, see SEI Continuous Risk Management. Maintain the Baseline with Repeatable Processes. The GAO Cost Estimating and Assessment Guide has 12 steps.

An Incremental Paradigm

Herding Cats

We live in a golf course community , where our waste water is processed locally inside our area. The grass is green, the solid waste is hauled away for further processing, and we receive the benefit of lower costs.

System of Delivery: An Intro to Our Governance Model

Leading Agile

We tend to make strategic decisions and project decisions that are not informed by the amount of technical debt or technical discovery that’s involved, until very late in the decision-making process. One is, we’re trying to move work intact through this process.

Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

The combination of high WIP (work in process), multiple and uncoordinated project assignments per individual, lack of coordination of scarce resources, and inattention to cross-team dependencies during planning led to unpredictability in software delivery.

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Handling Unplanned Work

Leading Agile

Process: Uncertainty about what to do when unexpected work arises. Band-aids: Working around the effects of the problem instead of improving the process. Process. They aren’t clear about the process.

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How to Make Your Project Schedule Work for You

LiquidPlanner

And, by incorporating schedule metrics and weekly reviews into the project cadence, the team and your stakeholders will have a better understanding of the changes in the project schedule. Are you curious about your PM process could be better? This 9-question multiple-choice quiz will diagnose the health of your project management tool and/or process. . At a recent conference, I was asked, “Why do project managers hate schedules?”.

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Using Kanban in Marketing

Digite

Our Cadences. It allows us to discuss among team members regularly and modify our processes to become more efficient. Last September, as a new member of the Digité Marketing team, I was trying hard to understand Digité products and space which we are in.

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Kanban = Continuous Delivery? Not Necessarily

Digite

In this context, Kanban actually facilitates a “2-phase Commit” process about which more at the end of this post.). Based on these, there certainly are guidelines for you to follow about how to model your Kanban board so it matches your current business processes and helps you improve.

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Unravelling PI Planning

Digite

The quote reads “There is no magic in SAFe except maybe for PI Planning” In this blog, I aim to take a closer look at the PI Planning ceremony and in the process maybe gain more clarity on why it is held in such high regard. Img Src: Youtube.com/VanceLowe.

Team using “Waiting for Release” column on their kanban board

Digite

In this context, Kanban actually facilitates a “2-phase Commit” process about which more at the end of this post.). Based on these, there certainly are guidelines for you to follow about how to model your Kanban board so it matches your current business processes and helps you improve. We do product releases every 4-6 weeks, and these get deloyed to our SaaS servers – that cadence is well established.

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Deliver Fast or Deliver as Planned (Update)

Herding Cats

The Plan for the delivery of value is shown in the Product Roadmap and implemented in the Cadence Release Plan, or sometimes in the Capabilities Release plan. The need is defined in the Capabilities Based Planning process. . A popular mantra in Agile is deliver fast, deliver often.

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Risk Management in Five Easy Pieces, with Apologies to Jack

Herding Cats

These risks can be mitigated with a good risk management process. For risks that are beyond the vision of the project team a properly implemented risk management process can also rapidly quantify the risks impact and provide sound plans for mitigating its effect.

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