Review True lean

Henny Portman

With the book True lean – Your guide to the fundamentals connecting purpose, process and people written by Rudy Gort you get a concise but complete and clear overview of and insight into lean. The first part examines the origin of lean in order to understand the philosophy behind lean.

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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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Embracing an Innovative Mindset

Tony Adams

A new paradigm for commercial success is emerging, grounded in speed to market, innovative thinking and the ability to reimagine the customer experience. Standard project delivery approaches (Waterfall, Agile, Critical Chain, Prince 2, Lean, Scrum and Extreme Project Management) remain de rigeur, each deconstructing project effort to smaller, more manageable components – without addressing the complexity of environment within which they are applied.

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. A question that I often get while speaking with people is: What is the difference between Kanban and Scrum? Scrum. 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. Haven’t read the Scrum Guide recently).

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Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s 6th annual Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. Agile and Scrum concepts are about everyone on a team coming together, and being empowered to work towards an end goal, with a customer-first mindset.

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Business Agility with SAFe

Agilemania

Business Agility is defined as the ability to thrive and compete in this digital age by responding swiftly to the market changes and with emerging opportunities with innovative business solutions. Blogs Agile Safe® and Scrum Training SAFe Agilist SAFe Scrum Master SAFe Training

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71 Scrum Product Owner Interview Questions

Scrum.org

They are derived from my fourteen years of practical experience with XP and Scrum, serving both as Product Owner and Scrum Master and interviewing dozens of Product Owner candidates on behalf of my clients. Scrum is not a methodology but a framework.

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Scrum for Newbies: How to Use Scrum to Tame Chaos

Wrike

More specifically, we chose to get our work done using a Scrum framework. How Scrum Helps With the Chaos. We’ve written about Scrum before. Scrum is a process whereby teams break down and accomplish large projects in chunks, allowing for iterations to improve the product progressively. Scrum helped us manage that project and maintain my sanity as well. Which makes sense as LEAN really comes from manufacturing principles anyhow.”

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Route to Enterprise Scale Agility

Digite

I caught up with Kanban pioneer David Anderson on the sidelines of Lean Kanban Central Europe and Lean Kanban India last year and asked him about his thoughts. While Scrum is probably most prevalent in IT, Kanban and Lean are significant too. Scrum provides a structured model, making it useful for transitioning from traditional development structures and methods. It is a discontinuous (or disruptive) innovation in management thinking within the enterprise.

2017 83

The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute for Learning

This post is a supplement to Scott’s upcoming keynote at IIL’s Agile & Scrum 2020 Online Conference ]. The eight principles are are based on both lean and flow concepts: Delight customers. Diversity is critical to a team’s success because it enables greater innovation.

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The Problem with Scrum Experts

Scrum.org

Although the paper is focused on training in general, my mind made the connection in how Scrum consultants, trainers, and coaches try to have organizations learn Scrum. How organizations expect to succeed with Scrum by hiring consultants, trainers, and coaches. 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. The Professional Scrum Master II class. “We

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The Scrum Master Job (1): 4 Steps to Identify Suitable Employers or Clients

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Scrum Master Job — 4 Steps to Identify Suitable Employers or Clients. Are you considering a new Scrum Master job? Don’t worry; there are four steps of proactive research to identify suitable employers or clients for Scrum Masters and avoid disappointment later. Scrum.

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The pandemic - Is this the right time to fire the Scrum Master?

Scrum.org

Many folks on LinkedIn these days, seems to have a renewed interest in firing the Scrum Master. I have been asked quiet a few times personally as to what will the scrum master do now that we are heading to a ‘New Normal’. Responsibilities of a Scrum Master –.

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Risk-aware Product Development (a.k.a. Scrum)

Scrum.org

"There's no predictability/commitment in Agile/Scrum". They are either already victims of "Bad Scrum" or are basing their concerns off of a lot of "Bad Scrum" going on out there. It is such a shame though because in reality Agile product development using Scrum actually maximizes the predictability you can have in your environment. Why didn't I just say "Agile/Scrum provides great predictability" and get it over with?

Beginner’s Guide to Kanban for Agile Marketing

Digite

Compared to Scrum, Kanban is a young work-management method. Anderson best articulated its application to software development, in 2013, in the foundational book Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business, and its adoption hasn’t been as universal as Scrum’s during the early days of Agile software development. But, for teams that chafe under the strictures of the Scrum process, Kanban can be a freeing alternative. Agile Marketing agile Kanban Lean

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33 Selected Blogs about Innovation, Project Management and 2.0: Vote for the Best!

Wrike

I’ve assembled a list of blogs that give me substantial food for thought when I write on innovations in project management. a site where you can find the answers to all your questions about agile management, agile software development, agile planning and agile-related methodologies, such as Scrum, eXtreme Programming and Lean. tools empower innovation and collaboration in the business environment. The post 33 Selected Blogs about Innovation, Project Management and 2.0:

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Getting a New Scrum Team Started (Part 1 of 2)

Scrum.org

The Scrum Guide provides no reference or guidance on how to get started with Scrum. That's because Scrum is a lightweight, minimal framework to encourage self-organization. I have heard it stated that Scrum is intentionally incomplete. Product Box , from Innovation Games.

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Do we really need SAFe, LeSS, Spotify, or Nexus to be agile?

Agilemania

Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS): Craig Larman and Bas Vodde created the LeSS framework. It developed by taking Scrum and trying many different experiments to discover what works. In the Spotify model, teams usages LeSS, SAFe, Scrum, or Kanban at the squad or tribe level.

2021 56

Stop Blaming Frameworks, Improve Adoptions

Scrum.org

I have yet to meet an Agile practitioner who would say that the original Scrum idea and perfection vision it provides isn’t good. Would anyone refuse to have high-performing Scrum Teams being able to deliver value to the market?

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A PM’s Guide to Agile Software Development

Project Bliss

Continuous innovation and improvement are regular practices. Innovation happens quickly these days, and teams need to be able to adjust. Scrum. Scrum is the most widely used lightweight Agile framework. Scrum provides high-level visibility to the work being done, as well as ongoing progress. You’ve likely heard of scrum activities that help provide visibility and ongoing improvement. She lists the following seven lean principles: 1.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Thought leaders in project management have strong social media followings, are published authors, and are working as leaders for innovative companies and enterprises in the project management industry. Mike Cohn is a well-recognized author and expert on agile and Scrum project management topics, and the owner of a large and engaged Twitter account with over 42,000 followers. Project management is an increasingly diverse field.

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5 Strategies for Product Backlog refinement

Scrum.org

Scrum Teams do it all the time. It happens in Sprint Review, after Daily Scrum, in Sprint Planning, and as part of development. ordering the work in the Product Backlog so that the goals of the Scrum Team and the organization are best achieved.

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Develop Better High Performing Teams

ProjectManager.com

It’s not solely about the decisions of executives though, it’s also about great project leaders learning to run fast and lean while developing high performing teams that can deliver value to their organization. Let’s review the impact of high performing teams, highlight their principles, behaviors and competencies and share strategies from influential voices in our community on how to thrive in lean times.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

Scrum. Scrum. Scrum is a framework and not a project management methodology. Short sprints, stand up meetings and emphasis on communication differentiates scrum from agile. You can also use scrum best practices to make your meetings fruitful. Kanban focuses on lean principles and applies strict processes to increase efficiency. With lean project management, you can reduce overall costs and increases customer satisfaction.

Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

Scrum. Scrum. Scrum is a framework and not a project management methodology. Short sprints, stand up meetings and emphasis on communication differentiates scrum from agile. You can also use scrum best practices to make your meetings fruitful. This methodology focuses on lean principles and applies strict processes to increase efficiency. With lean project management, you can reduce overall costs and increases customer satisfaction.

58 Product Owner Theses

Scrum.org

TL;DR: The Scrum Product Owner in 58 Theses. The Product Owner theses also address the Product Owner’s part in Scrum events from Sprint Planning to Sprint Review to Sprint Retrospective, and the Daily Scrum. The Product Owner is also the most vulnerable Scrum role.

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

ProProfs Project Management

Lean Six Sigma. One of the new, upcoming project management methodologies is lean six sigma. . This framework combines the efficiency of the lean methodology along with the statistics-based process improvement workflow of Six Sigma. . Pros and Cons of Lean Six Sigma Methodology.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Besides, Smart Scrum Product Ownership workshop will be also held by Jeff Patton and Jeff Gothelf. November 18-19, Paris — 4th Open Innovation Summit is organized to bring together experts from all over the world to exchange ideas and experience in the field of OI.

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The Right Way to Think About Cost Savings with Agile

Leading Agile

They usually say Scrum is how they realize cost savings—but they’re missing something. . So it’s almost like if I send you to Scrum training and you start doing the Scrum ceremonies, you start having the Scrum rolls, right.

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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. November 17-19, Lisbon, Portugal — Global Scrum Gathering has been rescheduled due to the pandemic.

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

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. Second, the use of lean and agile tools and methodologies beyond IT, software and manufacturing. Visual, lean tools that truly engage all team members are going to become essential in 2019.

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Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

Practices for Scaling Lean & Agile Development: Large, Multisite, and Offshore Product Development with Large-Scale Scrum , Craig Larman and Bas Vodde, Addison Wesley, 2010. Scaling Lean & Agle Development: Thinking and Organizational Tools for Large-Scale Scrum , Craig Larman and Bas Voode, Addison Wesley, 2008. Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products , Jim Highsmith, Addison Wesley, 2004.

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Besides, Smart Scrum Product Ownership workshop will be also held by Jeff Patton and Jeff Gothelf. November 18-19, Paris — 4th Open Innovation Summit is organized to bring together experts from all over the world to exchange ideas and experience in the field of OI.

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5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019

nTask

Likewise, based on IT Project Management Certifications, such as; Agile, Scrum or PMP+ modules, the certified manager can overlook an entire workforce responsible for achieving a milestone. These project managers handle Scrum Masters and Product Owners who, in turn, are tasked to monitor “sprint” marathons within the organization. Accreditation: The Scrum Alliance. This certification is accredited with Scrum Alliance.

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How to Pick a Project Management Methodology for Success

Clarizen

here are numerous project management methods out there, most often with single-noun names (think Scrum and Lean) that don’t really give away much about what they actually mean for a project manager. Coming from one of Japan’s most famous production innovators, Toyota, Kanban is all about visualizing work flows and processes. As the name might suggest, Lean is all about trimming the fat from projects and processes. Scrum.

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

Inloox

Innovator: acts as product owner and developer. Versatile Manager: has experience with various approaches—waterfall, Scrum, agile, lean, design thinking etc. Innovations in learning will continue to make it possible for the new worker to learn anything, anytime, and anywhere. New technologies bring rapid and continuous change to our workplace.

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#PMOT – Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow?

Online PM Courses

Scrum Alliance : @ScrumAlliance. SCRUM ALLIANCE® is the largest professional membership organization in the #Agile community: scrumalliance.org. Dedicated to improving the profession of software delivery by leading the maturity and evolution of Scrum. Love #projectmanagement #startup -s #fintech #innovation & #leadership. Co-founder of Scrum and founder of [link]. 59SecondsAgile gives quick hints & tips to the #AgileWay #Scrum #Kanban #Lean.

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Why Agile Transformations sometimes fail

Scrum.org

Usually, top management is at some point aware of Agile activities in the company, Scrum adoption, although they leave it to the teams. They consider Agile, Scrum and Lean to be things that might improve delivery and teams' productivity. Inability to innovate.

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

Epicflow Blog

The most popular PM methodologies are as follows: Agile (Scrum, Kanban). Lean PM. They use, for instance, so-called ‘Wagile’ (Waterfall + Agile), ‘Scrumban’ (Scrum + Kanban), or ‘Lean Six Sigma’ (Lean + Six Sigma) frameworks.

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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. People are always developing innovative ways of describing agile techniques, and we can share the best with our clients. Personally, I am lucky to have no interest in Facebook or other social media sites that can consume a lot of time, but a passion in learning about leadership, teams, agility and innovation.