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A Lean Innovation Management Process: Discovering and Creating Value

The Strategic Project Manager

This applies regardless of the type of organization – small, medium, or large company; startup; government entity; or non-profit. Lean innovation management originated from startups, but is applicable in helping bring a startup mentality to a variety of types of organizations.

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What Is a Business Model Innovation Capability?

The Strategic Project Manager

Every organization – whether for profit, government, or not-for-profit – needs a viable Business Model. Today, it is often imperative to be capable of innovating Business Models – to change and reconfigure value chains. What Is a Business Model Innovation Definition?

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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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Apply the Experience Curve Concept to Strategy and Project Management

The Strategic Project Manager

While businesses, organizations, and markets have evolved, the Experience Curve concept survives and can be very useful for informing decisions, shaping strategy, and guiding implementation. This is what happens with new and disruptive innovations.

System of Delivery: An Intro to Our Governance Model

Leading Agile

Our governance model and team design may look a little complicated at first glance. In this presentation, our Chief Methodologist, Dennis Stevens will remove the noise and walk you through our governance model and team design to help you better understand the LeadingAgile system of delivery. When you first look at our governance model or some of our team designs, it might look complicated, it might look really busy. The governance model makes that actionable.

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Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tad Haas’ How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success. Tad: The conversation today is built off a white paper called Innovation and Portfolio Management Office.

Review 10X Growth Machine

Henny Portman

The 10X Growth Machine – How companies can innovate, scale and win , written by Misha de Sterke, is a book to build your own growth machine by using innovation as a means. Growth governance : Lean innovation process and venture boards, growth policy playbook, and growth accounting.

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The Low Code No Code Opportunity

The Strategic Project Manager

This article explores some things that are happening in this growth area, why it exists, and implications for strategy and project management. The low code no code technology is disruptive innovation to established application development technologies.

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5 Ways to Become Agile: A Summary

Planview

Organizations must become more adaptive to achieve greater innovation, responsiveness, efficiency, and productivity. The path toward agility necessitates a thoughtful strategy and patience. One of the primary reasons for this disconnect is the fact that PMOs aren’t embracing different ways of working, such as Lean, Agile, iterative, and collaborative. Part 2: Agile Transformation Requires Just Enough Governance. Adapt to a lean portfolio management approach.

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Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

ProjectManager.com

The Kanban methodology helps reduce inefficiencies, and is a great project management tool for many purposes such as lean manufacturing or agile projects. The car company applied it to their lean manufacturing model, known as the Toyota production system. Lean Methodology.

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The Journey Towards Embracing Agile: A Holistic Approach for the PMO

Planview

It requires the PMO to reinvent itself from a central command organization to one that enables and empowers with “just enough” governance and an eye on a more product-centric approach. Part 2: Agile Transformation Requires Just Enough PMO Governance. For example, some elements of governance may still apply, but are adapted to various ways of working, like collaborative, iterative, Lean, and Agile. Change is no longer the enemy, it is the spark that ignites innovation.

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Beginner’s Guide to Kanban for Agile Marketing

Digite

Instead of using timeboxes to govern their work, as a Scrum team does, a Kanban team uses WIP limits. This makes sense: the bottlenecks in each team’s workflow are distinct, so each team’s improvement strategy is distinct. As a result, After Meetings tend to be fertile ground for ideas to improve the process and generate innovations. Agile Marketing agile Kanban Lean

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Which SAFe® Certification Course is the Best Pick for You?

Agilemania

Experience with Agile/SAFe: You are a Lean Agile Practitioner and already executing agile flavours within your organization. – Lean -Agile Leadership. – Understanding Lean Portfolio. – Creating Strategy. – Supporting Innovation.

The Roles and Responsibilities of a SAFe Agilist You Never Knew

Agilemania

Be it monitoring and control, collaboration, stakeholders onboarding, change management, and governance methods, the problems only keep increasing. It’s when the entire organization uses Lean and agile practices to continually deliver innovative business solutions faster than the competition.

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The PMO Roadmap for Driving Business Agility

Planview Blog

Even in normality that was a dying strategy.” 10:28): I highlighted findings from Planview’s new global benchmark report, The State of Strategy Execution: Embracing Uncertainty to Adapt at Speed. The PMO roadmap shows how to cultivate effective strategy execution at speed.

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The Agile Transformation Coach: Understanding the Roles and Responsibilities

Leading Agile

The TL and EL are the ones who typically work closely with executives and delivery leadership to create, execute, and drive the Transformation strategy within the organization. As such, they have the ability to challenge their partners to produce clarity around the Transformation strategy.

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Enterprise Agility in Financial Services: Learnings from the 2019 Planview Horizons Customer Conference

Planview

Even in organizations where teams were already practicing Agile, it was common for senior leadership to favor the more traditional portfolio management due to their comfort with detailed project plans and heavier governance. Agile teams are largely self-governing.

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SAFe 5 as a Framework for Leveraging and Exploiting the Product Life Cycle

Agilemania

Bringing new innovative products to life is fraught with uncertainties, for it is an attempt to either meet an existing need or create demand. . The focus is on developing prototypes, a minimum viable product to test product effectiveness, and product launch strategies.

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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. Challenges Connecting Strategy and Delivery: “How do we ensure we are investing in the right things?”. Creating an Innovation Culture: “Crowdsourcing is powerful.”.

Agile Portfolio Management

Arras People

Limited organisational effectiveness caused by over-detailed early-stage planning, and lack of day-to-day testing of the strategy. Failure to consider stakeholders, especially those closest to changes, in strategy and portfolio decisions. Innovation Hub is a term from the Framework for Business Agility – you can take a look at the whitepaper about that.

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2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

January 31 — Beyond Agile Israel 2021 with this year’s topic “Agile Innovations” invites everyone who’s curious about Agile methodology to take part in the event. Dwell upon other experts’ ideas and shape your own strategy of going agile. .

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10 Reasons Why Agile Transformations Fail – And How To Fix Them

Agilemania

In a world governed by “ disrupt or be disrupted ,” organizations need to re-invent themselves and become high-performing and adaptable to thrive.

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

ProProfs Project Management

Strategies to manage your resources efficiently. Lean Six Sigma. One of the new, upcoming project management methodologies is lean six sigma. . The implementation of the lean six sigma framework relies on team collaboration. Pros and Cons of Lean Six Sigma Methodology.

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The World of Work is Changing—Here’s How You Can Embrace It

Planview

How quickly does your organization adapt and respond to changes, and at what speed does your team deliver on top-down strategies? Also, is your organization considering all work methods to achieve the strategy that actually delivers what your customers want? As organizations adapt to new work methodologies, new approaches to planning, funding, and analysis will develop, shifting to ‘just enough’ governance and a more lean approach to portfolio management.

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Become an Adaptive PMO: Advance Agility Across Planning and Delivery

Planview

The Project Management Institute (PMI) asked this question for the first time ever for its 2020 Pulse of the Profession ® report, knowing that organizations are rewiring to innovate and deliver competitive products and services quickly. Provide ‘just enough’ governance.

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Pulse of the Profession 2018: The Project Manager of the Future

Inloox

Invest in actively engaged executive sponsors as they will use their influence within an organization to actively overcome challenges by communicating the project’s alignment to strategy, removing roadblocks, and driving organizational change. Increased government regulations. Innovator: acts as product owner and developer. Versatile Manager: has experience with various approaches—waterfall, Scrum, agile, lean, design thinking etc.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Rebel’s Guide to PM

XP, scrum, lean, etc.) I think when we think about how we are delivering our projects, we need to focus on Business Value, Customer Satisfaction, Governance and less about coming in on time and budget. The lesson I need to remember is that, whilst experimenting is an integral part of innovation, the most successful programmes are those that recognise the ongoing needs of business-as-usual and balance the tried and tested with the new.

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22 Manufacturing Conferences to Attend in 2018

Appfluence

In addition, you will have the opportunity to meet and network with innovators and leading professionals throughout the industry. This is your chance to find answers to your current medtech challenges — from prototyping to full-scale manufacturing — while keeping up with the latest innovations reshaping the industry. The ManuChem Strategies 2018. Manufacturing Innovation. Lean Manufacturing. A Lean Transformation That Never Stops Improving: The O.C.

5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019

nTask

CompTIA Project+ mostly has to deal with aggregating feedback from respondents, government representatives and research institutes. The certification further delves into a practical hand-on strategy where different training modules are conducted to further equip the individuals with Agile frameworks. According to some experts, the only reason they took up ScrumMaster, Agile or Lean Business certifications was due to the sheer excitement factor.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Kaizen, a lean project management technique, has shown immense growth in employee social satisfaction and well-being. IT projects need to be less complex, not to have more focus on governance. When a project manager understands all the roles, definitions, strategies, and teams involved in a project execution, only then can a project be completed successfully. Project management is an essential part of every organization.

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Leveraging Agile to Get Predictable

Leading Agile

Check out the predictability webinar, and then click below to access the next five webinars that cover the five additional business drivers on-demand, including: Quality, Cost Savings, Early ROI, Product Fit, and Innovation. Backlogs becomes governance.

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

Leading Agile

What does it look like when we’re trying to figure out how to do agile governance? Not only at the team level, but at the program level at the portfolio level, at the strategy level, like at the macro level of governance and that was kind of the problem that we really set off to solve.

Why Agile Transformation Fails | AgileIndy 2021

Leading Agile

And I was working for this VP that was like really super cool, is very into agile and we were coming up with really creative things for like team formation strategies and agile governance, all stuff. We’re trying to connect a strategy.

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Webinar Recap: Want To Be A PMI-ACP? The Primary Steps to Take

MPUG

He frequently writes on Agile topics, bringing in innovative practices. So you have master in Scrum, or master in Kanban or like a professional in Lean. So you need to have some tactics with respect to some minor strategy on how you are going to crack the exam.

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Agile Unplugged: EP 02 | Mike Cottmeyer and Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

And then tying that together into a network and then applying Lean principles to designing an organization that can get stuff done. And then you start to measure some of the lean stuff that we’re doing at the time, from some of the con bonds. Innovate, those kinds of things.

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Agile Unplugged: EP01 | Mike Cottmeyer and Brian Sondergaard

Leading Agile

From the top strategy to the last line of code, how do we bring the right science into the system and design it? And then from the business architecture up, it’s more like a line to strategy. Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go!

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to assess risks, their impacts, and handling strategies for software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Modified Optimization Model for Selecting Project Risk Response Strategies,” Ewa Marchwicka and Dorota Kuchta, Operations Research and Decisions , No. Book, Business Cases and Acquisition Strategies, Ground Systems Architectures Workshop (GSAW 2002) , 13?15

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Modified Optimization Model for Selecting Project Risk Response Strategies,” Ewa Marchwicka and Dorota Kuchta, Operations Research and Decisions , No. Book, Business Cases, and Acquisition Strategies, Ground Systems Architectures Workshop (GSAW 2002) , 13?15 Risk Management in IT Project’s Establishment,” Qun Zheng and Shang Qingchen, 3 rd International Conference on Innovation Computing Information and Control , 2008.

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