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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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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.

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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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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. There are outside influences that will impact it, not to mention the project is executed by people, and people are notoriously difficult to place in box. The key to successful leadership today is influence not authority.” – Kenneth Blanchard.

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This may be by adopting a new tool or approach, learning some new skills in listening, influence, or negotiation, or maybe simply allocating more time to it. XP, scrum, lean, etc.) 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. Lean in a little more to the opportunities before you.

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Agile Portfolio Management

Arras People

In fact the second principle is about reviewing the portfolio continuously – to make sure it is constantly aligned to strategy which sounds labour intensive especially when you consider that most portfolios today which are heavily aligned to the organisational annual budget planning process. 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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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. What to expect: Gina Abudi uses her experience with both small businesses and large organizations to write about projects, leadership, people, team building, professional development, and processes. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence. Influence.

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How project management trends will change in 2020

Proofhub

2019 is the year when technology has started to revolutionize project management with innovative software. The biggest tendency that impact and will continue to influence project management is Artificial Intelligence. one of the influencing factors to improve user experience?—?can

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Agile Consulting

Leading Answers

The Work: Helping your Clients Agile consulting involves instilling and applying a few lean thinking concepts such as: Prioritizing for value. Consultants add value by finding ways to get there, step by step, unpicking knots in process, dismantling barriers to change. It usually involves working with people who are busy trying to get their jobs done using some process they were told to use rather than had a hand in designing.

4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

So, can you speak about artificial intelligence in project management if you still control all the related processes and make important decisions by yourself? This database should contain information about processes, actions, and outcomes typical for the company. Lean PM.

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The New Need to be Lifelong Learners

Leading Answers

Qualities like magnetism and charisma became important and self-help books had titles like “ How to Win Friends and Influence People ”. Books like “ The Lean Startup ” and “ Blue Ocean Strategy ” have become the new how-to guides for people wanting to innovate. The condition prevents the body from processing the common building block of protein tyrosine. It means we are wasteful innovators. Harvard Innovation Lab expert Tony Wagner puts it this way.

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

Planio

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. Project management is as much about people as it is about processes. Why you should read this: Once you master the materials inside the PMBOK you’ll have a process for initiating and successfully running any project.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

XP, scrum, lean, etc.) In 2018, I plan to expand my book, Project Management for Creatives , into a full course, and dive more deeply into resources that guide successful implementation of tools, process and systems in the simplest way possible. 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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Adopting Business Agility at Moonpig: A Case Study

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Moonpig was founded in 1999, before Lean and Agile approaches had become mainstream in the UK. In this post Amanda Colpoys – a Lean, Agile and Growth Coach, shares her experiences as she set out to introduce business agility at Moonpig. Like many, we used the Scrum framework to start optimising the software development process and we increased the emphasis on quality, adopting software craftsmanship and XP practices. Ineffective process.

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Review Brave New Work

Henny Portman

innovate both product and process. STRATEGY: How we plan and prioritize; the process of identifying critical factors or challenges and the means to overcome them. INNOVATION: How we learn and evolve; the creation of something new; the evolution of what already exists. WORKFLOW: How we divide and do the work; the path and process of value creation.

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58 Product Owner Theses

Scrum.org

A Product Owner is an innovator at heart and thus a value creator for customers and organizations if given a chance to work in an agile manner. Process-wise, the Product Owner is accountable for effectively managing the Product Backlog, thus “owning” the product on behalf of the organization.

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Agile Transformation – Success Factors part 2

Scrum.org

Top-management is actively involved in the process, decisions are being made according to evidence. Being involved in the Agile transformation process means that executives not only support but they make important decisions as a result of the inspection of the current situation.

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Agile Unplugged: EP01 | Mike Cottmeyer and Brian Sondergaard

Leading Agile

Poppendieck was an influence for me, no doubt, and several others in those days. But sure, it was heavily influenced by Mary Poppendieck. Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud.

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

MPUG

So if you’re new to this or perhaps you’ve kind of been using it in a couple of different veins, maybe you’ve been part of a scrum team or you’ve watched it happen around you, or maybe you’ve seen a horrific implementation of an agile process, it isn’t necessarily the methodology, but sometimes you have to think about your culture, the environment, and what you’re trying to do. So individuals and interactions over processes and tools.

Agile Unplugged: EP 02 | Mike Cottmeyer and Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

Again, it was kinda like, which process do you pick? – The thing that we were looking at was, how do you look at an organization by what it produces, by the outcomes that it does, instead of by completing projects, or by the processes. – Is the process Got it?

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The Urge to Strangle(The Strangler Pattern)

Leading Agile

Business agility means having the capability to “turn on a dime” at low cost and with low risk, to drive innovation, respond to market changes, and overcome the competition. They know their solutions are of local scope, but they lack the power or influence to drive a comprehensive solution. Business processes may become dependent on these resources. If I may borrow an idea from the Lean school of thought, I might say there’s a tendency to optimize locally.

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

Leading Agile

And so that’s kinda what we’re talking about, but one of the big challenges is when you’re dealing with agile at that level of scale like how do you begin the process of transformation? So my voice is in the process of wearing out on me.

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Why Agile Transformation Fails | AgileIndy 2021

Leading Agile

And then the process developed a point of view around kind of why companies were jacking it up. I talk about things like predictability quality, early return on investment, cost savings, innovation, product fit. Now, how do we get them to go out and be more innovative?

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The Problem with Scrum Experts

Scrum.org

Scrum is built on the observation that within a complex environment and/or doing complex work, an empirical process offers the best chance of success. Organizations will not succeed with Scrum because the detailed transformation plan wasn’t capable of dealing with the unpredictable, unexpected dynamics around products, processes, and people; The organization’s reality proved to be far messier than the maturity model. Lean Change Management, and Training from the Back of the Room.

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The 25 Most Inspiring Leadership Quotes

ProjectManager.com

Inventor, engineer and head of research at General Motors for decades, Kettering was responsible for innovations such as the electrical starting motor and leaded gasoline. Lean In author and Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg has a little bit of experience as a leader. But it’s only a metaphor for failure, which is part of any creative process, and often just the sobering event needed to recalibrate and continue to success.

Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

The same process for estimating is applied to multi-billion dollar projects we work. And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. . Here's some materials that provide the tools and processes needed to learn how to estimate. The Influence of Selection Bias on Effort Overruns in Software Development Projects,” Magne Jørgensen, Simula Research Laboratory & Institute of Informatics , University of Oslo.

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

So start here to build your academic foundation, that can be put to work to build a foundation of validated experience of making estimates in the presence of uncertainty and protect yourself from fallacious claims that estimates are a waste, not needed, and produce bad resulting in the decision making process for those paying you to produce value. Alexander, “Estimation of the New Agile XP Process Model for Medium-Scale Projects Using Industrial Case Studies,” M.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. Lessons Learned from Real World Application of the Bow-Tie Method,” Steve Lewis and Kris Smith, 6 th Global Congress on Process Safety , American Institute of Chemical Engineers, March 22?24, Norton, The Systems Engineering Process Office, MITRE Corporation, 6 June 1999. Innovation and Risk Management,” Eduardo Manuel, MPRA Paper No.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. Lessons Learned from Real World Application of the Bow-Tie Method,” Steve Lewis and Kris Smith, 6 th Global Congress on Process Safety , American Institute of Chemical Engineers, March 22?24, Norton, The Systems Engineering Process Office, MITRE Corporation, 6 June 1999. Innovation and Risk Management,” Eduardo Manuel, MPRA Paper No.

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Five Types Of Value

Scrum.org

But items can also influence profit directly by decreasing the costs of production, maintenance, and delivery. This effectively increases the “stickiness” of your product, as Eric Ries calls it in The Lean Startup. Research and innovation are examples of work in this category.

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