Your Strategy Planning Meeting Agenda (with Template)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

In other words, what do you want to get out of your strategic planning process? There’s no fixed cadence for strategy conversations. If you have to hold the workshop remotely, with people dialling in, make sure you schedule enough screen breaks.

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12 Incredible Reasons You Should Get a SAFe® Agile Certification

Agilemania

46% of the organizations reported inconsistencies in practices and processes as their main challenge with agile transformation. It is a workshop with hands-on learning activities. Apply cadence and synchronize with cross-domain planning.

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Creating a Risk-Adjusted Backlog

Mike Griffiths

The activities' Doomsday Clock' and 'Karma Day' described in Collaborative Games for Risk Management  provide tools for facilitating teams through a risk identification workshop. Risk management, like backlog prioritization, is not a once-and-done process.

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The Complete Guide to Scaling Agile and SAFe for Business Agility

Agilemania

The entire organization had to be in the process, not just a few self-managed teams. . The cadence of development of multiple teams. What is Scaling in Agile? Agile is a set of values and principles. Agile is an umbrella term for a group of iterative product development frameworks.

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?

Agilemania

The framework lets the executives get involved in the entire process, which means the system has the support of executives. They are responsible for guiding teams through the implementation process and are tasked with encouraging workers and leadership to embrace the agile method.

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The Value of an Agile Project Management Office

MPUG

The Project Management Institute (PMI) provides a broad definition of PMO as: A project management office (PMO) is an organizational structure that standardizes the project-related governance processes and facilitates the sharing of resources, methodologies, tools, and techniques. . With a standardized set of processes, practices, and metrics, enabled by a PMO, the executive stakeholder would not have faced the “it does not exist” situation as previously mentioned.

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?

Agilemania

The framework lets the executives get involved in the entire process, which means the system has the support of executives. They are responsible for guiding teams through the implementation process and are tasked with encouraging workers and leadership to embrace the agile method.

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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 must have the ability to take any changes, adjust your annual plan to encompass them, then feed them back into your overall planning process, and this process should be seamless. You can instead start with your demand management processes. Understand your organization’s process.

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The Increment Is Dead

Scrum.org

The Increment that had to be potentially releasable caused you a lot of pain as you were trying to improve your processes and capabilities, implement Continuous Integration, and finally gain the ability to actually have a releasable Increment each Sprint. The Sprint-level events are still as valuable as ever for inspecting and adapting the Product and the Process. A lot of people see the Scrum Sprint as mainly a release cadence. Can it also be a release cadence?

Transformation, Business Architecture, and Scaling

Leading Agile

What do you do with planning cadences? And that’s what a lot of organizations are like, but it’s people and structures and processes and org design and things like that.

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The Sprint Increment Is Dead

Scrum.org

The Sprint Increment that had to be potentially releasable caused you a lot of pain as you were trying to improve your processes and capabilities, implement Continuous Integration, and finally gain the ability to actually have a releasable Increment each Sprint. The Sprint-level events are still as valuable as ever for inspecting and adapting the Product and the Process. A lot of people see the Scrum Sprint as mainly a release cadence. Can it also be a release cadence?

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Management Processes (#MP). The following material comes from conferences, workshop, materials developed for clients. While many of the presentations have similar titles, the content is focused on a specific set of processes and practices, while the principles are the same, since they are Immutable. . Management Processes. Project Success Assessment - A checklist for assessing the processes for project success. IMP/EVM World Workshop Materials.

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Tips from the trenches: How to Start Up Three new Scrum teams Simultaneously.

Scrum.org

We planned this workshop just before the summer break to make sure we could inform (almost) all people impacted by this change. The head of department opened the workshop by explaining his vision and the reasons for starting this initiative. Introduction.

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58 Product Owner Theses

Scrum.org

This category of the Product Owner theses addresses the meta-level of the Product Owner role and the Scrum process: The Product Owner embraces, shares, and communicates the product vision, representing the customer voice and internal stakeholders. TL;DR: The Scrum Product Owner in 58 Theses.

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Project Management Fundamentals and Key Concepts 

Workzone

To prevent scope creep, establish a process for documenting project scope and receiving sign-off from all relevant project stakeholders. Setting up clear systems and expectations with project resources on the correct method and cadence for submitting expenses and tracking their hours is crucial for accurate, real-time budget reporting and management. A diversity of projects can benefit from project management.

Product Discovery Anti-Patterns Leading to Failure

Scrum.org

Meanwhile, some ideas have gained buzzword status in the process, causing the occasional collateral damage along the way. This core agile product creation process is agnostic to the product delivery framework, be it Scrum, XP, or any other framework.

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Tips from the trenches: How to startup three new Scrum teams simultaneously.

Scrum.org

We planned this workshop just before the summer break to make sure we could inform (almost) all people impacted by this change. The head of department opened the workshop by explaining his vision and the reasons for starting this initiative. Introduction.

2020 60

Improving SAFe Through Professional Scrum

Scrum.org

To use the leadership styles model we discuss in the Leading SAFe class - the starting point is more of an orchestrating and technical expert kind of leadership stance and the goal should be to evolve towards a more serving the team and the process style over time. SAFe has a cadence at the Team and Program levels. The team-level cadence is called Iterations but other than that different name is almost identical to the Scrum Sprint.

2018 45

Same Same but Different †

Herding Cats

Much of the conversation in social media around agile techniques seems to be based on the differences between the variety of choices of a method, a process, or a practice and definitions of terms for those choices. Regular delivery of incremental business value - defined in a Product Roadmap, scheduled in a Cadence or Capability release plan. While the principles of developing software for money are likely to be the same, the processes and practices can be dramatically different.

2017 34

How I transformed “multiple Scrum teams” into “multiple team Scrum”

Scrum.org

I was successful with optimising for feature size that could be delivered in a two-sprint cadence. This approach is ideal to get a cadence from the influx of new features to done, closing the empirical process control loop from design to delivery. Also have each team define their team norms of conduct and organise a workshop to create cross-team working agreements. Intended audience: Scrum masters, Product owners, Managers and Agile coaches.

Improving SAFe thru Professional Scrum

Scrum.org

To use the leadership styles model we discuss in the Leading SAFe class - the starting point is more of an orchestrating and technical expert kind of leadership stance and the goal should be to evolve towards a more serving the team and the process style over time. SAFe has a cadence at the Team and Program levels. The team-level cadence is called Iterations but other than that different name is almost identical to the Scrum Sprint.

Agile Unplugged: EP 02 | Mike Cottmeyer and Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

You get super clear backlogs, you find out what the real cadences you’ve finished work that you start. Again, it was kinda like, which process do you pick? Champion was in there designing, he realized his shortcomings, to business process re engineering.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 2 – Agile Features & Capabilities in MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

You’re going to see this coming out at a very fast cadence. There’s always a process. Well, it’s important to have a good process. But there are people who are building tools, but they remember the competency of what’s being organized, structured and delivered is on a very different cadence. Tim Runcie: So let’s think through a little bit of kind of that whole process of we’ve talked about high level with some of the tools here.

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Why Agile Transformation Fails | AgileIndy 2021

Leading Agile

And then the process developed a point of view around kind of why companies were jacking it up. This is Mike Cottmeyer's talk from AgileIndy 2021 on The Executive's Guide to Why Agile Transformation Fails. Transcript.

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