Henny Portman

Review Everything wrong with agile

Henny Portman

Diplomatic solution Toxic behaviours Custom Kanban No plan Dogmatic Scrum Cost centre budgeting Agile road construction. Everything wrong with agile – Half the work in twice the time is the first agilecartoons book by Michael Küsters. A feast of recognition.

2021 76

The International PMO standard from AIPMO

Henny Portman

Know what are PMO capabilities, how they are constructed in terms of competencies, tools, and techniques. In the construction industry they group services in a different way too.

PMO 60
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Review Blue Striped Frog – The agile community – Magazine (1st edition)

Henny Portman

In this interview we see how they constructed an agile future. Last week I received a few copies of a brand new magazine from Vincent Snijder, the editor in chief.

2020 63

Review: Portfolio Management – A practical guide

Henny Portman

See the QRC for the flow of processes: create strategic plan, construct & prioritize portfolio, review portfolio, assess performance of portfolio, reporting on the portfolio and develop, monitor & control the portfolio.

Reimagining How Construction Companies Capture Progress Tracking

Speaker: Felipe Engineer-Manriquez, Christopher Gagliardi, George Hedley, and Jason Nichols

Join our esteemed panelists for their discussion on the importance of progress tracking which ultimately touches upon every digital aspect within the construction cycle. Our thought-leaders' years of experience on the job sites can help you build a better future at your company.

Review Moose heads on the table

Henny Portman

a focus on working climate: 1) ask for the mandate, 2) describe the current working climate and identify the desired working climate, 3) distinguish, clarify and listen, 4) coach the group to become constructive.

2020 56

Agile Performance Management: Measure what matters retrospective

Henny Portman

Lack of regular constructive meaningful feedback. Friday September 13, I was one of the 40 participants of the second Agile NXT Future Friday conference organized by Xebia in Hilversum, the Netherlands. It was, similar as the first AGILE NXT Future Friday, perfectly organized, interesting topics, great food, and enough time to network. Four 1.5-hour lively sessions with 20 participants each to facilitate discussion and the final keynote speaker.

Review: Introduction to Disciplined Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

Supports multiple lifecycles based on inception, construction and transition: an agile/basic version that extends the Scrum construction lifecycle with proven ideas form Unified Process to support early mitigation of risk and lightweight governance; an advanced/lean lifecycle based on Kanban; an agile continuous delivery lifecycle; a lean continuous lifecycle; and an exploratory lifecycle based upon a Lean Start-up approach. Scott W.

Lean 40

Review: DevOps a business perspective

Henny Portman

Ten DevOps key practices: Unusual teams: not a temporary construct, responsible for a small domain, full time, cross-functional, small, versatile professionals, self-organizing, collocated, responsible for the tool in use. Oleg Skrynnik wrote the book DevOps a business perspective. It’s the core literature for the EXIN DevOps Foundation certification and gives a good overview of DevOps.

2019 40

Review: An executive’s guide to disciplined agile

Henny Portman

The non-prescriptive DAD lifecycle consists of three phases inception, construction and transition. Agile continuous delivery lifecycle: a single permanent agile team using Scrum giving a continuous stream of development (construction phase), released at the end of each iteration (short transition phase) and no need for an inception phase. The book An executive’s guide to disciplined agile – Winning the race to business agility written by Scott W.

Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders: Tips for Product People

Speaker: Roman Pichler, Product Management Expert and Acclaimed Author

Leading stakeholders and development teams is notoriously challenging for product managers: They lack the power to tell the individuals what to do, but they need their support to progress the product. To make things worse, stakeholders come from different departments and often have different perspectives and interests, which leads to disagreements and conflicts. Join Roman Pichler, product management expert and acclaimed author, as he shares tips to help you more effectively deal with difficult stakeholders and techniques for constructively resolving conflict.

Agendashift, a new tree in the agile forest

Henny Portman

Help the transforming parts of the organization engage constructively with the rest of the organization, so that both will thrive. I thought I now covered all agile ways of working but I failed (again). I found a new one. This time it’s Agendashift. A 21 st century modern engagement model (developed by Mike Burrows) that is needs-based, outcome-oriented, continuous and open to help organizations grow wholeheartedness.

Lean 10