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.

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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

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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.

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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?

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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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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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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.

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.

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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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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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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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