Reflection and Takeaways on Agility from the SMC-IT 2018 Space Mission Design conference

The IIL Blog

The 6th International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology, held in Alcala de Henares, Spain, brought together scientists, engineers, and researchers from NASA, the European Space Agency, universities and industry. Representing Scrum, Inc. Want to expand your agile & scrum knowledge? Check out our 3rd annual Agile & Scrum Conference here. In essence, Scrum was there at the start of aerospace exploration.

2018 68

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Information about key project cost, (technical) performance, and schedule attributes is often uncertain or unknown until late in the program. Risk issues that can be identified early in the program, which will potentially impact the program later, termed Known Unknowns and can be alleviated with good risk management. Effective Risk Management 2 nd Edition , Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003.

Risk 35

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Let's start with a critical understanding of the purpose of managing risk on software development projects. Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Information about key project cost, (technical) performance and schedule attributes is often uncertain or unknown until late in the program.

2012 33

Webinar Recap: How to Run Scrum Projects with Project for the Web

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Nenad Trajkovski’s How to Run Scrum Projects with Project for the Web webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this transcript for the purposes of self-paced learning, searching for specific information, and/or performing a quick review of webinar content. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, How to Run Scrum Projects with Project for the Web.

2020 43

Process Reduces Agility? Only on De Minimis Projects

Herding Cats

Scrum, Kanban, even eXtreme Programming are used, guided by higher level directives like the National Defense Authorization Act Section 804 which says. IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW ACQUISITION PROCESS FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS. the Secretary of Defense shall develop and implement a new acquisition process for information technology systems. Agile Development of Safety-Critical Software , Matti Vuori, Tampre University of Technology, 2011.

Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Our perception of this world - the data and information we receive about these behaviors. The risk is created when we have not accounted for this natural variances in our management plan for the project. Dealing with Aleatory (irreducible) uncertainty and the resulting risk requires we have margin. An aleatory risk is expressed as a relation to a value. One starting point is the value at risk. Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects - Tim Lister.

Product Manager vs Project Manager: The Main Differences

Techno-PM

If your career goals are focused in the software industry, there are several Scrum certifications that would enhance both your knowledge and expertise in that profession. Ideally, your current or future employer will provide that kind of informal, but comprehensive training.

Commonly Used Project Management Software For 9 Key Use Cases

TrustRadius Project Management

Risk Manager, and Insurance Agent | Insurance Agency Inc. #2 Verified User | Employee in Information Technology | Information Services Company. #3 We share the same schedule with customers to inform them of the status of their project on a weekly basis.

Do You Actually Need a Project Management Certification?

ActiveCollab

ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) covers a larger area than PMP. CSM/PSM (Certified Scrum Master/Professional Scrum Master) are two different certificates (issued by different organizations) that both cover Scrum, the most popular agile framework in software development. If you know you want to be a Scrum project manager exclusively, getting a Scrum certification is a safe choice.

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

Effort Distribution to Estimate Cost in Small to Medium Software Development Project with Use Case Points,” Putu Linda Primandari and Sholiq, The Third Information Systems International Conference, Procedia Computer Science, 72, pp. Monte Carlo Schedule Risk Analysis,” Intaver Institute, Inc. International Journal of Technology in Education and Science (IJTES), 3(2), 72-84. Hevner, Information Systems Research, Vol. Quantifying IT Estimation Risks,” G.P.

DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

We were on of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . Irreducible Schedule Risk. Irreducible Cost Risk.

2018 42

Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. . Software effort estimation terminology: The tower of Babel,” Stein Grimstad, Magne Jørgensen, Kjetil Moløkken-Østvold, Information and Software Technology 48 (2006) 302–310. Software effort estimation terminology: The tower of Babel,” Stein Grimstad, Magne Jørgensen, Kjetil Moløkken-Østvold, Information and Software Technology , 48 (2006) 302–310. “A

DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

We were one of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . Define the risks - reducible and irreducible - to each Capability and their Features. Place all the information into some modeling tool. What is the Value at Risk for your Project? Irreducible Schedule Risk.

DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

We were one of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . If you're not an expert, you're not going to recognize the possible solutions, risks, impediments, and opportunities for the problems you'll encounter in developing a solution that has never been developed before. Irreducible Schedule Risk.

Accountability on a Agile Software Development in the Presence of Governance

Herding Cats

In Scrum, this is the Product Owner, who is a member of the team. Specifying the decision rights and accoutability framework to encourage desirable behaviours in the developemnt and use of information technology and its supporting services. - IT Governance: How Top Performers Manage IT Decision Risght for Superier Results , Weill and Ross, Harvard Business School Proess. Optimize Risks - this is the of removing the impediments of cost, schedule, and technical performance.

Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

The data and statistics below are sorted into categories so you can quickly skim to find the information you need. Simply grab the stats you want and find the corresponding original source information at the bottom of this page. 64% of organizations say they frequently conduct risk management. [6]. Most Popular Agile Tools and Processes: Scrum – 43%. Managing small, low-risk projects. Managing medium-size, moderate-risk projects. Information/.

2015 49

A Wrap Up of the #NoEstimating Conjecture Analysis to Date

Herding Cats

No Estimates Mean Better Estimates? - Value at Risk means how much money and time are you willing to risk without understanding how much time and money is at risk. Four Critical Elements of Project Success - each element has statistical behaviors that requires estimates to provide information for decisions. Making Choices in the Absence of Information. Risk Management is Project Management for Adults - this is a core concept for all project success.

2016 35