How to Stay Lean While you Scale Your Product Team From Product/Market Fit to Growth

Planio

Add too many new team members too quickly and you’ll burn through resources, get stuck in a never-ending cycle of onboarding, burn out your project managers , and risk injecting a ton of complication into your process. A lean product team strikes the perfect balance. Institute change.

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 Executive’s Guide To Large-Scale Agile Transformation & Sustaining An Adaptive Enterprise w/ Mike Cottmeyer

Leading Agile

The three systems include a System of Delivery, a System of Transformation, and a System of Sustainability. – [Announcer] This is Mike Cottmeyer’s talk from Agile Arizona, The Executive’s Guide to Large-Scale Agile Transformation and Sustaining an Adaptive Enterprise.

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The Basics of Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

This means a move away from the predominate way of organizing, managing, and funding work. However, for large, complex organizations with legacy technology architecture, Transformation must be carefully orchestrated to ensure that the work and investment made in making the change creates business value and actually leads to Agility. How much do you value predictable delivery vs the ability to adapt to change. “Transformation can be planned, managed, and measured.”

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Why lean IT matters – A conversation with Steve Bell

Guerrilla Project Management

Steve Bell shares insights from his latest book Lean IT: Enabling and Sustaining Your Lean Transformation on the application of Lean in IT and recommendations for organizations wishing to start their own Lean journey. As more organizations turn to Lean to drive operational efficiencies, they are increasingly demanding speed and agility from their IT departments.

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The Real Relationship Between Scrum & Kanban

Agile Advice

Many people I interact with seem to believe that Kanban is another Agile methodology for helping Agile teams manage their work. I am aware that there are some who believe that a high performing, self-organizing, cross-functional Agile team is as good as it gets and that it is the job of Leadership to change the organization such that this kind of team becomes a reality. Therefore, it was a big part of my own professional identity and this was not easy for me to change.

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

ProjectManager.com

That’s largely due to agile’s ability to adapt to change and incorporate customer feedback, both of which are essential in today’s world where technology is constantly evolving, and swathes of information are just a few clicks away—including public customer reviews. So if a foundation of agile is working fast and changing rapidly and often, while continuing to iterate on the project, what’s the definition of done in agile?

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

Project management has evolved quickly from a set of principles to a comprehensive domain of knowledge. The sheer number of project management methodologies can boggle your mind, especially if you are unaware of the pros and cons of each. As a result, you might end up choosing the wrong project management methodology, which is one of the main causes of project failure. Top 20 Project Management Methodologies. Critical Chain Project Management.

Review 10X Growth Machine

Henny Portman

In the book we get an integrated set of building blocks, principles and tools to create different (disruptive, sustaining and efficiency) innovations as a structural way of working. Growth governance : Lean innovation process and venture boards, growth policy playbook, and growth accounting.

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2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

2021 is going to be full of both online and offline events for project managers engaged in different areas of business: construction and engineering, IT, healthcare, and many others. Biggest Online Project Management Conferences in 2021. 2020 Offline Project Management Conferences .

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? I’m sure you take away tips and ideas for making this your best year yet managing projects at work. You'll also have the option on the next screen to opt into my awesome newsletter - weekly project management tips. The extension of self-care is caring for others, also crucial for project management and change management.

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Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

Planview

These include realizing Agile-at-scale, embracing the changing world of work, and creating an innovation culture. Healthcare PMOs must frequently incorporate regulatory changes into the portfolio, for example. The Changing World of Work: “How do we align different types of work?”.

The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

Project management terminology can be complicated. It doesn’t matter whether you’re working towards your PMP certification or simply managing projects casually in your organization, knowing core project management terms always helps. All Project Management Terms.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2018 to make 2018 their most successful year ever? I’m sure you take away tips and ideas for making this your best year yet managing projects at work. The extension of self-care is caring for others, also crucial for project management and change management.

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Scrum vs Kanban vs Agile vs Waterfall – A side-by-side comparison

nTask

Multiple efficient project management frameworks and methodologies have been introduced over the years to ensure effective team management and collaboration in a workplace. Usually, professionals new to project management may find it confusing to clarify their concepts regarding these methods. According to a study by Forbes , 49 percent of the top managers surveyed by Forbes claim that the main reason for Scrum being successful is due to its focus on customers.

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Webinar Recap: PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

MPUG

Satya is a management professional, speaker, coach, and author of six books, including, I Want To Be a PMP. Which elements are changing with respect to the standard part of the guide? It is expected to be published some time later this year, so it might change. People change.

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What leaders need to know about Agile

Agile Advice

The charismatic hand-gesturing of the modern world leader (especially in technology) does not go far in the grand scheme of things to change an approach that has been ingrained in us. But slowly, over several months of sustained support and Agile thinking, you will positively affect the culture of the organization. TPS respects the fact that only the people on the production-line can make the changes necessary for improvement.

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The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

Paymo App

People are gradually becoming more interested in project management as an independent topic and as a possible career. Project management blogs and resources can be a primary source of knowledge, especially if project management (PM) experts contribute to them. To help you save time searching for the best resources, we have thoroughly analyzed more than 300 project management blogs and resource websites. Project Management Software Developers. Project Managemen

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22 Manufacturing Conferences to Attend in 2018

Appfluence

This will help you continuously learn and supplement your education in a rapidly changing field. The ManuChem Strategies conference brings together over 150 production, SCM, & engineering leaders who are responsible for process optimization, lean manufacturing, and business strategy in their companies. Lean Manufacturing. As they state: The global manufacturing industry is entering an era of radical change. A Lean Transformation That Never Stops Improving: The O.C.

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.

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Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners

MPUG

They provide a better understanding and also help us to work sustainably over a long period. Retrospectives are also applicable in flow based Lean-Agile frameworks, e.g., Kanban , where you can have retrospectives on-demand. 1) Force Field Analysis: This technique was originally used in a change management context (and also in risk management), but it can be adapted for retrospectives. 3] Agile Practice Guide, by Project Management Institute (PMI).

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Agile Unplugged: EP01 | Mike Cottmeyer and Brian Sondergaard

Leading Agile

– And I was a project manager. – And you were a project manager in a different part of the organization. – Yeah, I remember one time I think I drove up to Charlotte to meet with some executives at MBNA and to teach them about how we were managing software projects.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management

MPUG

Kyle: Hello everyone and welcome to today’s MPUG training series, part one, Understanding and Incorporating Agile Project Management. He’s an accomplished speaker, consultant and educator supporting the project management community for over 25 years. And as you know with even technology and the improvement of what we’re doing in our mobile devices, we’re seeing a massive change in the way that work is being done for the project management community today.