Lean Change Management – 4 Years Later

Agile Coach

A friend of mine asked me on twitter what my 3 main things I’ve learned teaching my Lean Change Agent workshops and what the main takeaways from attendees were. How this Post is Constructed. First, How Lean Change Agent Came to Be. What started with the intent of telling a great story, spawned a global movement: ~10,000 copies of Lean Change Management have been sold factoring in all distribution channels.

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How to Get Started with Lean Project Management

Teamweek

Lean project management sounds like a brand-new concept when in actuality it’s been around for over 40 years. Then it slowly took hold in construction projects. Now, fortunately for project managers across all sectors, the lean philosophy is more widespread and making a difference in all sectors that value customer service. Origin of the Lean Philosophy. The Many Faces of Lean. Lean Six Sigma (DMEDI). Lean Six Sigma (DMEDI).

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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.

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Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

Leading Answers

I don’t see construction moving away from big upfront design and the reliance on project managers any time. Agile Project Management Leadership Lean NoProjects Teams Warning Signs“ Software is eating the world ” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. Seven years on, the trend continues, and project managers are also on the menu.

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To See or Not to See?

Digite

This robs the project of the vast experience in constructively making this project work. Kanban Lean/ Kanban Visualization agile Collaboration Lean Project Management Project Team ProductivityIt is not enough to Visualize. You need to be willing to See! A genuine fear lurks while putting final changes to this article a few weeks before the 45th President of the United States takes office.

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Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

Leading Answers

I don’t see construction moving away from big upfront design and the reliance on project managers any time. Agile Project Management Leadership Lean NoProjects Teams Warning Signs“ Software is eating the world ” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. Seven years on, the trend continues, and project managers are also on the menu.

Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute for Learning

The organization embraces a Lean culture. They apply Lean principles and embody the philosophy of continuous improvement. Before demanding something from other departments, each department first focuses inwards and comes up with constructive suggestions. By Sandeep Shouche Most executives will hear the Agile buzzword and ask their teams to “do this agile thing.”. For many executives, Agile only means: Do it even faster than before. Deliver whenever I want it.

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The PM Skills You Can Forget About (And the Ones You Really Need to Know)

LiquidPlanner

But I think it’s more likely to be that business systems today are far more integrated, lean and systemized than ever before. However, some construction, industrial, and government projects especially in, for example, the defense industry, wouldn’t be able to function without the governance and oversight that EVA provides. What are the project management skills that you really need to focus on today?

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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. In the construction phase the team uses, as described in the release plan, ten construction iterations to produce a potentially shippable solution. Scott W.

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Business Agility: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

ProjectManager.com

Remember, the market is a man-made construct, and man is an infamously irrational creature. This is founded on a lean execution that responds immediately to feedback without sacrificing quality. Businesses love nothing more than stability. Yes, they do enjoy profits, but those come when markets are consistent, where managers can plan accurately for a future that is clearly laid out before them. Of course, the world doesn’t work that way.

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How to Use a Work OS to Supercharge Your Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

She was leaning towards monday.com because the agile project leader in her company wanted to use it. When you’re working on large-scale construction or multi-phase project, sometimes a Gantt chart helps you do that. In the end, we leaned towards a hybrid solution: the monday.com work OS, integrated where possible with the tools she already used. Have you ever wanted a superpower? Maybe the power to look through meeting room walls?

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Agile project management: A beginner's guide

Moira Alexander

Agile is also used in industries like marketing and advertising, construction, education and finance. Within agile here are some frequently used methods, with scrum, kanban, and lean being the most popular. Lean (LN). If you're new to project management and the agile methodology, the answers to these 10 questions will arm you with the information you need to get started. And if you're a project management veteran, these frequently asked agile questions are a good refresher.

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6 Top Project Management Books for Engineers and Manufacturers

LiquidPlanner

Epiphanized: A Novel on Unifying Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma by Bob Sproull and Bruce Nelson. Management consultants Bob Sproull and Bruce Nelson borrow from Goldratt’s storytelling concept to explore the advantages of using Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma together. When large-scale engineering and construction projects—think off-shore oil platforms, chemical plants, dams—go wrong, they go horribly wrong.

5 Project Management Techniques Every PM Should Know

ProjectManager.com

CPM requires that you construct a project model that includes a list of all tasks or a WBS, the duration to complete of each of those tasks, what dependencies if any link the tasks and the endpoints, such as milestones and deliverables, for the project. It is often used in lean manufacturing just-in-time manufacturing (JIT). The world of project management is vast. It covers many industries and requires a range of skills.

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Review: An executive’s guide to disciplined agile

Henny Portman

To stress the ability of being disciplined there are additional principles: master your craft, technical excellence, collaborate, measure wisely, transparency, lean continuously, purposeful experiments, deliver continuously, visualize workflow, whole team, stable team and trust and respect. DAIT addresses how to apply agile and lean strategies to all aspects of IT. The non-prescriptive DAD lifecycle consists of three phases inception, construction and transition.

Inspiring Women in Project Management: Karen Chovan

Girl's Guide to PM

Today I’m interviewing Karen Chovan, MASc, PEng, PMP, who has dedicated her career to helping others deliver clean, lean and green approaches to project and programme management. I believe in the philosophy of lean, and as such am proceeding in a slower fashion because I want to be sure that the efforts I put in are in the right place, and can help the most people – why develop content that no one wants, right?

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Kanban 101

Brad Egeland

Kanban defined Initially, it arose a scheduling system for lean manufacturing, originating from the Toyota Production System (TPS). Their unique production system laid the foundation of Lean manufacturing or simply Lean. Anderson (a pioneer in the field of Lean/ Kanban for knowledge work) has formulated the Kanban method as an approach to incremental, evolutionary process and systems change for knowledge work organizations.

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

Taskque

Kanban focuses on lean principles and applies strict processes to increase efficiency. Just like Six Sigma and Kanban, lean project management methodology focuses on streamlining the business process, delivering value and eliminates wastage. With lean project management, you can reduce overall costs and increases customer satisfaction. There are five key principles of lean project management: Specify value. Construction Phase.

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

Taskque

This methodology focuses on lean principles and applies strict processes to increase efficiency. Just like Six Sigma and Kanban, lean project management methodology focuses on streamlining the business process, delivering value and eliminates wastage. With lean project management, you can reduce overall costs and increases customer satisfaction. There are five key principles of lean project management: Specify value. Construction Phase.

Managing Capacity and Demand in a Dynamic Business Environment

Meisterplan

In this blog post, we will explore various aspects of Lean PPM , a lean project portfolio management approach, that addresses that very topic. The Lean PPM cycle is naturally dynamic. Lean PPM can help with that. We won’t dig into the details here, but you can read more about the different Lean PPM areas Strategize, Collect, Decide, and Execute on this page. We have good news: Lean PPM helps out here. Join our Webinar!

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Professionalise Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

It is not just about the provision of a ‘lean’ framework for these sponsors and project managers to work to – and by ‘lean’ I mean that every part should add value and not create unnecessary waste. It is about having all the above and anything else you can constructively think of providing to create an environment that provides and celebrates great project management skills.

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Top 15 Kanban Tools for Productive Teams

ProProfs Project Management

For example, it gets simple to move a content marketing project from writing to design and graphics, or a website development project from construction to testing. LeanKit (Best for Lean Project Management). LeanKit is explicitly designed for lean project management.

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Project Management Methodologies 101: The What, Why, How, & Types Explained

ProProfs Project Management

Lean Six Sigma. One of the new, upcoming project management methodologies is lean six sigma. . This framework combines the efficiency of the lean methodology along with the statistics-based process improvement workflow of Six Sigma. . The implementation of the lean six sigma framework relies on team collaboration. Pros and Cons of Lean Six Sigma Methodology.

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more. June 25–26, Paris — International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management is a set of scientific events aiming to help researchers and scholars make a common contribution to the development of construction engineering and project management fields.

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Kanban Gantt Project Management

Ganttic

And with the advent of computer technology, Gantt chart software was developed that made constructing one of these a quick and painless process. When they were first published the charts were used in construction. This helps with efficiency and can keep your projects lean.

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How Tough Conversations Can Create Better Client Relationships

ProjectManager.com

They will be less open to your constructive suggestions. This means upright, symmetric, and leaning neither too far forward nor too far back. When you work with clients, sometimes you find yourself facing a tough conversation you’d really rather not have. You can feel your muscles tensing and sweat beads rising on your forehead and palms. This won’t be pleasant. And I’ll own up… Nothing I can tell you will ever make it pleasant.

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WBS and Product Backlog: Siblings or Distant Cousins?

Leading Answers

  Visualizing work is a major component of lean thinking. Iterations are just time constructs, and you might choose to use them or work without them as a continuous pull of features from the backlog. It’s easy to believe that work breakdown structures (WBS) have been around since the pyramids were built in Egypt, and that product backlogs are new inventions by youngsters in too much of a hurry to plan correctly. However, like most things, the truth is more complicated.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more. June 25–26, Paris — International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management is a set of scientific events aiming to help researchers and scholars make a common contribution to the development of construction engineering and project management fields.

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New PM, New Choices

Leading Answers

It would be easy (and wrong) to classify all construction projects as candidates for traditional approaches, and all IT projects as needing an agile approach. Instead, there are plenty of experimental construction projects using new designs, materials and assembly approaches. Approaches like lean, kanban and agile work well in these uncertain, high-change environments. (Over at ProjectManagement.com January’s theme was “New PMs”.

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10 Best Project Management Quotes

ProjectManager.com

You can be an expert at the textbook definition of a dozen methodologies, or an intuitive leader who manages from the gut, but if you lean too heavily on one or the other, you’re never going to fully realize your potential. He understood that time, though a man-made construct, was nevertheless not going to wait for our fledgling country to become sovereign on its own schedule. Project management is vast. Few professions involve so many management tools , terms and different skills.

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What is the Difference Between PRINCE2 Agile and APMG Agile Project Management?

Arras People

PRINCE2 Agile says use Lean-Start-up and fail-safe and fail-fast to ‘build-measure-learn’ Agile-PM uses DSDM’s defined roles such as Business Ambassador and Solution Tester. When AXELOS, PRINCE2’s new owners commissioned PRINCE2-Agile it specifically constructed a complimentary offering to PRINCE2 that accepts any Agile family member (at the development level as opposed to the enterprise level). “An

Five Ways Enterprise Work and Project Management Solutions Transform Complexity to Profitability Post-Pandemic

Leankor

To support this, the latest work and product management solutions allow multiple methodologies to co-exist, including Kanban, Lean, Agile, Gantt, Waterfall, hybrid, pull-planning and others, adapting and translating for streamlined project and risk management.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

Lean : "Lean" is an approach towards project management that prioritizes minimizing waste and maximizing value. Lean Project Management emerged from Lean Manufacturing principles pioneered by Toyota. Project management terminology can be complicated.

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Scrum Master Servant Leader: 12 Ways To Move Your Team to Greatness

Project Bliss

It’s important to say this leans on the teachings of Geoff Watts and his brilliant book Scrum Mastery. It allows the Scrum Master to craft a message to lead the team down, resulting in helpful feedback and constructive next steps.

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Waterfall Should Have Never Existed: Part 1

MPUG

These associations and thought leaders, authors, and researchers developed several flavors of Agile: Scrum, Scrum XP (eXtreme Programming), ScrumBan, DSDM, DevOps, and Lean-Agile , and market them vigorously.

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Fight Club for Project Managers: 12 Powerful Conflict Resolution Techniques for the Workplace

Planio

You’ll always feel like you’re leaning one way or the other. But the more you deal with them in a positive and constructive way, the better your whole team will become at identifying and escalating potential conflicts in the future. A happy team is a productive team.

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Newbies’ Guide to Scrum Project Management 101

nTask

Some of its approaches, other than Scrum , include Extreme Programming (XP) for quality upfront building, Lean thinking for waste elimination and the Agile Unified Process (AUP) approach to developing business application software using agile techniques. Swiss Construction Company. One of the biggest challenges the construction industry faces is to create buildings that can stand trials: foreseeable and unforeseeable.

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Review: DevOps a business perspective

Henny Portman

Definition DevOps: “ DevOps is an evolution of the ideas of agile software development and lean manufacturing, applied to the end-to-end value chain in IT, which allows businesses to achieve more with modern information technology due to cultural, organizational and technical changes ”. Next, we get key facts and challenges of lean production and agile as the foundation for DevOps. Oleg Skrynnik wrote the book DevOps a business perspective.

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

nTask

Of the numerous Agile frameworks being used, some include: Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban (A mix of Scrum and Kanban), Extreme Programming (XP), Adaptive software development (ASD), Agile Modelling, Agile Unified Process (AUP), Disciplined Agile Delivery, Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM), Feature-driven development (FDD), Lean software development, and.

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#PMOT – Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow?

Online PM Courses

Construction Project Manager. 59SecondsAgile gives quick hints & tips to the #AgileWay #Scrum #Kanban #Lean. Agilist, geek, blogger, interested in #Agile , #Lean , #scrum , #kanban , #cloud , #DevOps , #leadership , #technology , #blogging. Professional #Scrum Master #PSM , #Agile #Coach , #PMP Instructor, PMI #ACP , PMI #PBA , #ITIL , Editor of the Agile #PM Weekly, #Lean Thinker, #Productivity Hacker.

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