Applicability of Agile/Lean/Kanban Methods for fixed scope/budget projects (with short duration)

Sudipta Lahiri

This session objective was to address challenges faced by Lean-Kanban practitioners in their projects. The following Positives were identified when applying Agile/Lean methods to these projects: Positive Contributors. Can help in sustainable pace.

2014 52

Mother Earth vs. Humanity

Green Project Management

As I lean towards the other side of this debate, it was interesting to get a fossil fuel (oil, […]. Climate Change COP21 Global Goals Paris Agreement Sustainability UN Global Compact

Lean 160

Why lean IT matters – A conversation with Steve Bell

Guerrilla Project Management

Steve Bell shares insights from his latest book Lean IT: Enabling and Sustaining Your Lean Transformation on the application of Lean in IT and recommendations for organizations wishing to start their own Lean journey. As more organizations turn to Lean to drive operational efficiencies, they are increasingly demanding speed and agility from their IT departments.

2012 40

Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

From the top down, the entire organization must be committed to sustaining quality improvements for them to be achieved. Control: In order to make sure that these improvements are sustainable, monitor them by creating a control plan. Lean Six Sigma.

2018 339

Limits of a Self-Organizing Team

Leading Agile

The only one that has succeeded in growing and sustaining itself is the Mondragon cooperative in the Basque region of Spain, which has some unique characteristics compared to other examples.

2018 83

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.

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The Basics of Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

Sustaining the Changes. For businesses to succeed in today’s market, they must be able to rapidly and reliably deliver product increments to customers. More importantly, they need to be nimble and able to respond to feedback from these customers.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Karen Chovan

Girl's Guide to PM

Today I’m interviewing Karen Chovan, MASc, PEng, PMP, who has dedicated her career to helping others deliver clean, lean and green approaches to project and programme management. So how did you get into training project managers about sustainability?

2017 245

10 (understated) Lessons from TPS!

Sudipta Lahiri

There is a lot of of literature on application of Lean and TPS to software industry. However, there are some key takeaways from Lean thinking that need to be understood/appreciate but haven’t got adequate focus in the software community. 5S Agile Kanban Lean Production Pyramid

2014 52

Agile project management: A beginner's guide

Moira Alexander

Sustainable development is accomplished through agile processes whereby development teams and stakeholders are able to maintain a constant and ongoing pace. Within agile here are some frequently used methods, with scrum, kanban, and lean being the most popular. Lean (LN). If you're new to project management and the agile methodology, the answers to these 10 questions will arm you with the information you need to get started.

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A PM’s Guide to Agile Software Development

Project Bliss

Agile processes promote sustainable development. Lean software development was originally developed by Mary and Tom Poppendieck, in their book Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit. They took lean manufacturing principles and applied them to software development.

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What Does Agile Mean in the Job Market?

Arras People

There are many flavours of Agile, you may have heard of SCRUM, Kanban, Lean, Lean Startup, Extreme Programming to name but a few! Agile processes promote sustainable development. What does Agile mean? And how on earth do we distinguish this in the job market?

2016 243

Emergent Purpose

Pawel Brodzinski

One of such presentations for me was a discussion between Arne Roock and Simon Marcus from Lean Kanban Central Europe years back. In other words emergent purpose tends to sustain and even amplify itself, even with no conscious effort from leaders of an organization.

2018 98

How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

XP, scrum, lean, etc.) 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 2018. Lean in a little more to the opportunities before you.

2018 357

Self-organization is a progression not a transaction

Kiron Bondale

And enterprise governance policies lean towards favoring compliance with process over satisfaction of control objectives. A highly touted good practice for project teams is that they should be self-organized.

2016 156

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

Inloox

Sustainable development, climate change and renewable energy. Versatile Manager: has experience with various approaches—waterfall, Scrum, agile, lean, design thinking etc. New technologies bring rapid and continuous change to our workplace. In order to not only react to those but use them to make projects more effective and profitable, project managers need to adapt and keep on learning.

2018 120

22 Manufacturing Conferences to Attend in 2018

Appfluence

The ManuChem Strategies conference brings together over 150 production, SCM, & engineering leaders who are responsible for process optimization, lean manufacturing, and business strategy in their companies. This year’s Summit creates an opportunity to examine key case studies around how workforce management, lean manufacturing, process improvement, and automation are being rolled out in the world’s best facilities. Lean Manufacturing.

Agile Through a Matrix Lens

Tyner Blain

This is what enables a sustainable competitive advantage , by enabling you to sustainably differentiate your product from competition, rapidly adapt to changing customer expectations and market conditions.

2014 191

The Truth About Transformations

Leading Answers

They aim to instil lean concepts of respect for people, minimization of waste, and value delivery. The claimed benefits:   By eliminating the handoffs between development teams and sustainment teams, more knowledge about the system, and how to extend it, is retained.

2018 84

Culture Pockets

Pawel Brodzinski

The basic idea is that within a bigger, overarching culture we can develop and sustain a different culture. One such idea is Lean Startup. One obvious context of applying Lean Startup ideas are startups. They main responsibility is to sustain the culture bubble.

2015 87

The Calm Before the Project Management Storm

Arras People

Yet the lip service played to the challenges of climate change, sustainability, globalization, diversity is staggering in its hypocrisy. There comes a time when you’ve been working in and around project management for a while and you take a sit back and just reflect for a while.

2017 156

The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

Paymo App

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. Some of the other topics to help teams achieve results and deal with change include Scrum, growth, and Lean management.

What is the Difference Between Agile vs Waterfall?

TrustRadius Project Management

There are several different flavors of agile development such as Extreme Programming (XP), SCRUM, Kanban, Lean Software Development, Agile Unified Process, etc. Lean Development: Lean practices can apply to software development, too.

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How to Make Project Managers Smile

Meisterplan

The much-touted need for flexibility, which is needed for successful project management, is in fact only the answer to lack of planning and sustainability. The concept is: fast, lean, unbiased. On the Sense and Sensibility of Integrating Project Managers into Your PPM. Have you ever managed a project? I mean, a real project. Not that house renovation thing in your spare time. A business project. Did you like it? If yes, why? If not, why not?

The Truth About Transformations

Leading Answers

They aim to instil lean concepts of respect for people, minimization of waste, and value delivery. The claimed benefits:   By eliminating the handoffs between development teams and sustainment teams, more knowledge about the system, and how to extend it, is retained. Handoffs are very wasteful—they contribute to the eight lean DOWNTIME wastes…. Transformations are flavor of the month.

Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

PRiSM (Projects integrating Sustainable Methods). If you’re a fan of sustainability, this is the method for you. Lean focuses on moving the main goal towards valuable product delivery with fewer resources.

2018 105

The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017

MavenLink

Summary: Discusses some of the issues with lean startup operations including a lack of clarity of key value proposition, issues with goal prioritization, and scope creep.

2017 62

Enough of Scrum Already

DigitalPM

Scrum, despite its definition by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland as “a framework for developing and sustaining complex products” [1] , has a distinct set of rules.

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Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

The reason for this surge in popularity is quite understandable, the majority of projects benefit when managed using lean concepts promoted by Agile project management methodology. The heroic dash to the finish line is replaced with constant and sustainable development.

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Operational Excellence: Your Company’s Future Depends On It

Wrike

Many managers can crank out more with more time in the office, but this is neither sustainable nor desirable. Leaders on the path to Operational Excellence are borrowing heavily from not just Agile, but Lean, Kaizen and other methodologies to suit their unique needs.

2017 44

Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

The reason for this surge in popularity is quite understandable, a majority of projects benefit when managed using lean concepts promoted by Agile project management methodology. The heroic dash to the finish line is replaced with constant and sustainable development.

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7 Signs the Status Quo Isn’t Working for Your Business

LiquidPlanner

It’s the difference between a business that is doing OK, to one that is targeting real sustainable success. Let’s say you have a lean-and-mean startup that makes it big. Collaboration is key to getting great work done, but that’s harder to sustain as businesses grow.

2016 29

Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Risk Management and Reliable Forecasting using Un-Reliable Date,” Troy Magennis, Lean Kanban , Central Europe, 2014. There was a Tweet two days ago from one of the founders of eXtreme Programming, that said.

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