Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach

Planview

This blog is part of a series on Lean portfolio management for the enterprise. If you haven’t already, we recommend reading: Part 1: What is Lean Portfolio Management? Part 2: Lean Portfolio Management: Lean Budgets and Investment Funding. In the first two installments of this series, we talked about the key elements of Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) and how funding practices must adapt to better support LPM initiatives. Lean-Agile Center of Excellence (LACE).

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to estimate software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. The reason for this resource page is the lack of understanding of how to estimate, the urban myths about software estimating, and the fallacies that estimating is not needed, when developing software, in the presence of uncertainty, when spending other peoples money. Estimating Probable System Cost,” Stephen A.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

Estimating is a learned skill, used for any purpose from every-day life to management of projects. When I left for the airport this morning to catch my flight to a customer site I estimated, given the conditions, how much time I need to get to my favorite parking spot at DIA. The same process for estimating is applied to multi-billion dollar projects we work. Here's some materials that provide the tools and processes needed to learn how to estimate.

Creating a Risk-Adjusted Backlog

Leading Answers

Prioritizing based on business value is an example of the lean concept of 'Taking an Economic View of Decision Making.' While profit is not their goal, usually an economic impact figure can be estimated for the outcomes they aim to achieve.

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The Difference Between The Kanban Method and Scrum

Digite

Dave is a Principal Consultant at Depth Consulting Ltd, and Program Director of the KCP Program at the Lean Kanban University. Value-system Influences. Both are heavily influenced by value-systems. Scrum is primarily influenced by the Agile Manifesto which describes the “Agile” value system. The Kanban Method pulls a great deal of its values from a Lean value system. There isn’t really a “Lean Manifesto” but the works of Taiichi Ono and W. Introduction.

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Project Management Life Cycle-Iterative & Adaptive

iZenBridge

We can say the life cycle is quite foretelling like technology is proven; the team is matured in estimation techniques. According to the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition : “Iterative Life Cycle: A project life cycle where the project scope is generally determined early in the project life cycle, but time and cost estimates are routinely modi?ed These refinements can be done either in iterations or we can follow a kanban or lean based approach.

The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

These 18 project management professionals, in particular, have established themselves as thought leaders and influencers. He writes consistently on his blog about software development and lean, Kanban and agile development principles. Jon Terry is the co-founder of LeanKit , an enterprise software company designed to serve engineers, and currently serves as the chief evangelist for lean & agile strategy for London, UK-based Planview.

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Top Agile Interview Questions and Answers (2022)

Agilemania

Agile management represents various software-development methodologies that have been influenced by iterative and incremental development, which include Extreme Programming (XP), Rational Unified Process (RUP), Scrum, and others. Name the estimation techniques in Scrum.

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Impacts of traditional project funding models on agile delivery

Kiron Bondale

A key enterprise partner is the Finance department and the organization’s model for project funding will have significant influence over successful agile delivery. The challenge with all of these funding approaches is that they are based on an estimated cost of a project rather than the funding we wish to allocate to a product, capability or service. one sprint’s worth), but in most cases, project funding approval processes are not lean enough to encourage such behavior.

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The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

Paymo App

Influence – We considered Moz’s Domain Authority (DA) to predict how a website can rank on Google’s SERP. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. What to expect: As a Lean and Agile project management expert, Corinna Baldauf shares her knowledge to help PM professional find and fix process problems. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence.

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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. In reality, it requires maturity, influence, and creativity to support the Scrum framework effectively. But there are ways to increase your influence.

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How project management trends will change in 2020

Proofhub

The biggest tendency that impact and will continue to influence project management is Artificial Intelligence. All three features are aimed at estimating and reducing risks in project management, which will be a growing trend in 2020.

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How project management trends will change in 2020

Proofhub

The biggest tendency that impact and will continue to influence project management is Artificial Intelligence. All three features are aimed at estimating and reducing risks in project management, which will be a growing trend in 2020.

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Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

Activity Duration Estimates Review . is a process of detecting risks related to the time allowances for activities in particular or a project in general, with the width of estimates range indicating a respective level of risk. Analogous Estimating . is an approach to evaluating a gross value applying such criteria as budget, complexity, duration, and size based on a previous similar project estimation experience. . Bottom-Up Estimating . Cost Estimation .

5 TOOLS TO HELP CREATE PRODUCT GOALS AND SPRINT GOALS

Scrum.org

Lean Canvas. Lean Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 In short, the Lean Canvas helps you define the most important elements of your product. Lean Canvas Template Example fron Miro.

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Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

Activity Duration Estimates Review . is a process of detecting risks related to the time allowances for activities in particular or a project in general, with the width of estimates range indicating a respective level of risk. Analogous Estimating . is an approach to evaluating a gross value applying such criteria as budget, complexity, duration, and size based on a previous similar project estimation experience. . Bottom-Up Estimating . Cost Estimation .

Product Backlog refinement: How far is too far?

Scrum.org

The team should avoid refining too far in advance if it’s working in a higher-risk environment involving frequent changes in technology, business needs, or other factors influencing the Product Backlog’s order and content. The Product Backlog is one of the three Scrum artifacts.

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27 Product Backlog and Refinement Anti-Patterns

Scrum.org

Join 150-plus peers on May 30, 2022: HoA #42: The Skinny on Lean Roadmapping and OKRs w/ Janna Bastow. The Product Owner may influence the Developers by helping them understand and select trade-offs. TL; DR: 27 Product Backlog and Refinement Anti-Patterns.

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Large-Scale B2B Telecom Projects: Managing Profitability from Order to Cash

Leankor

In fact, as early as the Request for Proposal (RFP) and opportunity development stage, decisions and actions influence profitability. Robust analytics and reporting ensure realistic timeline and budget estimates as well as project delivery plans, keeping projects on track at every step.

Top Solutions to Project Failure – Epicflow Research Part 2

Epicflow Blog

Ghaith Al-Werikat , a KTP Associate at Galliford Try and an academic at Loughborough University, also talks about the involvement of stakeholders and their influence on project success: “In order to come out with solutions, stakeholders need to understand the root causes of failure and not stop at the symptoms to provide proactive measures to manage projects.”. We all dream of reaching maximum success with our teams and projects, even though project failure is common.

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Five ways to build consensus

Scrum.org

The game is designed in such a way that people cannot cheat the system and influence the outcome. Ensure each option has a price - this can be set based on estimated development costs, assumed customer value or anything else you want. Five ways to build consensus. .

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The 23 Best Project Management Books For Upgrading Your Career in 2020

Planio

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. However, while this book covers basics like estimating and planning projects, where it shines is in covering the soft skills of project management. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion.

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Distributed Project Management: Modernize the Way You Work with Enterprise Work Management

Leankor

Deep analytics and reporting: These critical insights allow for realistic timelines, budget estimates and project delivery plans and enable data-driven risk and profitability projections on future projects. As processes and technology evolve, so does the meaning of Project Management.

Scrum: 20 Sprint Planning Anti-Patterns

Scrum.org

Too much estimating: The Developers even estimate sub-tasks. Remember: the purpose of estimating is to identify misalignment among the Developers regarding the What and How of items from the Product or Sprint Backlog. Read more : Estimates Are Useful, Just Ditch the Numbers.).

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Der NPS ®-Wert von SAFe ® ist -56 — Die Umfrageergebnisse ????

Scrum.org

Saddest is that given decades of UCD and HCD as our key processes, SAFe picked “Lean UX” to add to their model. Lean UX is neither Lean nor UX; don’t be fooled by the name. But you can see why SAFe liked Lean UX.

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58 Product Owner Theses

Scrum.org

The Product Owner owns the “why” and influences the “what” and “who,” but never the “how.” Suitable frameworks and practices for this kind of product discovery process are, for example, Lean Startup, Lean UX, Design Thinking, Design Sprints, or the Business Model Canvas.

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SAFe®’s NPS® Score as a Scaling Framework Is -56 According to 505 Survey Participants

Scrum.org

Saddest is that given decades of UCD and HCD as our key processes, SAFe picked “Lean UX” to add to their model. Lean UX is neither Lean nor UX; don’t be fooled by the name. But you can see why SAFe liked Lean UX.

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The Definitive Guide to Aggregate Planning

Wrike

” Aggregate planning helps teams and managers operate at maximum efficiency by influencing and adjusting workload and capacity to match changing demands. Chase strategy is often used for lean manufacturing and production. Estimate the total cost for all the required inputs.

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

MPUG

Lean, we’ll talk about just in time or we think about continuous process improvement. And so if something has never been done before, it’s hard to kind of figure out an estimate. And that way instead of spending a lot more time on requirements, what I can do is go, “All right, we’re going to time box these, we’ll make sure we have our estimates in place, but inherently I can quickly validate the requirements with something that’s much more visual.”

12 Quick & Easy Ways to Build Trust in the Workplace

Teamweek

An employee’s trust in their superior greatly influences their perception of the company. An estimated 32 percent of an employee’s loyalty is based on how much they trust their boss. To show you are engaged in the conversation, try turning toward the speaker or leaning in toward them during your conversations. All of the other factors like productivity, open communication, respect, and commitment are created or influenced by this trait.

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Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 1: Overview of SIPOC and Systems

MPUG

Those of you who study up on Lean Six Sigma, although it’s not exclusive just to Lean Six Sigma. The concept though, that drives the Lean Six Sigma concept, the define, the measure, the analyze, improve, control.

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Common misinterpretations of Scrum

Scrum.org

how to influence a Development team in self-organizing, well, that's where it gets interesting right?) The idea of doing the Daily Scrum immediately in the morning derives from Lean where they use the term "Day Start". The purpose of providing estimations: The purpose of estimation is not about coming up with an accurate estimation.

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

MPUG

You have Lean. Next is motivate, influence, coach and learn. So, how the schedule will be at rest, irrespective of delivery approach, whether it is Lean, Hybrid, Agile, traditional, iterative.

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The Journey of Merging Scrum with Kanban in My Context

Scrum.org

Having used Kanban before and as a lean practitioner, I was excited that end of January last year I had the chance to join a Professional Scrum with Kanban beta class, facilitated by Steve Porter in the awesome office of Prowareness in Delft. After some Sprints we realized that this helped us to make a more predictable forecast, it was obvious that using estimation and velocity as we did it before did not make much sense anymore.

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The journey of emerging Scrum with Kanban in my context

Scrum.org

As I used Kanban before and as a lean practitioner I was excited that end of January last year I had the chance to join a Scrum with Kanban beta class, facilitated by Steve Porter in the awesome office of Prowareness in Delft. After some Sprints as we saw this helps us to make a more predictable forecast, it got obvious that estimation and using velocity how we did it before did not make much sense anymore.

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Webinar Recap: Project Performance Measurement – Part 1: Overview Of Project Performance Measurements

MPUG

And the last one is, if you can’t influence it, then don’t measure it. You can’t influence that project. You can’t influence Joe’s measurement, so don’t measure them, don’t report on them.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

requires making estimates) ? Estimation of Long?Term Risk Analysis & Estimating Uncertainty … and what this has to do with the price of milk in McLean,” Phil Beenhouwer, The Society of Cost Estimating & Analysis (SCEA), May 17, 2006. Estimating of Value at Risk: Extreme Value and Robust Approaches,” Grazyna Trzpiot and Justyna Majewska, Operations Research Decisions , No. Risk Management is essential for development and production programs.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

requires making estimates) ? Estimation of Long?Term Risk Analysis & Estimating Uncertainty … and what this has to do with the price of milk in McLean,” Phil Beenhouwer, The Society of Cost Estimating & Analysis (SCEA), May 17, 2006. Estimating of Value at Risk: Extreme Value and Robust Approaches,” Grazyna Trzpiot and Justyna Majewska, Operations Research Decisions , No.

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