Thu.Sep 14, 2023

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The Race for Market Responsiveness: A Fresh Perspective on Organisational Agility

As I sit here, sipping my morning cup of tea, I ponder the current state of organisational agility. I've been in this game long enough to have seen the rise and fall of various methodologies, each promising to be the silver bullet that will solve all of an organisation's woes. I was initially an ALM consultant, then DevOps. But, as I've often found, the reality is far from the promise.

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Business Project Management Basics

Businesses aren’t projects but they share many commonalities. While businesses run projects, they also have strategies and objectives that must be met. All of these things and more make them a perfect candidate for business project management. Let’s first explore the definition of business project management. Then, we’ll look at the role of a business project manager and the types of projects that a business will manage.


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Deciphering the Sprint Backlog: A Deep Dive into Scrum's Core Component

In my journey through the world of Scrum, I've often been asked, "What exactly is a Sprint backlog?" It's a question that deserves a thorough answer, given the pivotal role the Sprint backlog plays in Scrum's framework. Enjoy this video? Like and subscribe to our channel: [link] ! According to the Scrum guide, a Sprint backlog is a triad of elements: the Sprint goal, the selected backlog items, and a plan to see them to completion.

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Understanding Risk in PMBOK® Guide – Seventh Edition With Ed Lively Thursday, October 5 6:00 AM and 1:30 PM EDT

International Institute for Learning

International Institute for Learning, Inc. IIL is a global leader in training, consulting, coaching and customized course development, and is proud to be the educational provider of choice for thousands of for many top global companies. IIL's core competencies include Project, Program and Portfolio Management, Business Analysis, Microsoft® Project and Project Server, Lean Six Sigma, PRINCE2®, ITIL®, Agile, Leadership and Interpersonal Skills, Corporate Consciousness and Sustainability.

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Project Team Engagement in the Context of Human/AI Hybrid Teams

The leadership style that the leaders adopt during engagement is critical in gaining team member support for building a positive thinking team. The challenge is in deciding whether to adopt an engagement focused leadership style that emphasizes human behavior characteristics such as personalities, or to a task-oriented leadership style that focuses on the work needed to be performed and the tools to be used.

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How the Scrum Values direct your behavior during the Sprint Review (36)

? The more people become proficient in living the Scrum values, the more successful the use of Scrum will be. When the Scrum values are embodied by the Scrum Team and the people they work with, the empirical Scrum pillars come to life, building trust. Reminder: the Scrum Values are Commitment, Focus, Openness, Respect, and Courage. Let's have a look what living the Scrum Values can bring to the Spint Review.


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When Might Immersion Classes Be the Right Choice for You? introduces Immersion Training, a unique alternative to traditional 2-day courses. It offers a flexible format with short sessions over weeks, promoting practical learning through real-world application and guided reflections for skill improvement. Immersion classes have the same learning objectives as their corresponding versions in the traditional setup.

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Too Many People in Your Sprint Review?

A lot of Scrum Teams are struggling to get stakeholder engagement in their Sprint Reviews. Without the proper engagement from stakeholders, Product Owners run the risk of not properly adapting the Product Backlog. There are many different ways to spawn better stakeholder engagement. This article is going to focus on an aspect often not considered: who is invited.