Troubleshooting in Lean-Agile Development

MPUG

Many project managers utilize a Lean-Agile approach when there is high change or churn in project requirements, significant lack of clarity in scope, high complexity to their projects, and/or a larger number of risks associated with such. Two Lean-Agile Types. Flow-based Lean-Agile.

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Connecting with Business Communities | Nicole Friedberg on “Lean Six Sigma” and the Importance of Lean Six Sigma Skills

International Institute for Learning

Nicole shares her insights on Lean Six Sigma and the importance of Lean Six Sigma skills for individuals and teams. What is Lean Six Sigma, and why is it important? Lean focuses on eliminating waste, aiming for continuous flow, and promoting standardized work.

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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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Beyond Agile Gratitude #2 - Lean Thinking and the Kanban Method

Mike Griffiths

David Anderson has done much to popularize and explain lean and the Theory of Constraints thinking. Sustainability: Look inward to find a sustainable pace and improve focus. Agile Project Management Books Lean Theory of Constraints

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10 Top Process Improvement Tools You Need to Create a More Sustainable Business

nTask

A study by BCG/MIT finds that 90% of executives deem sustainability to be important, yet only 60% of companies incorporate sustainability as part of their business strategy, and even less (25%) integrate sustainability into the core of their business model.

A Lean Innovation Management Process: Discovering and Creating Value

The Strategic Project Manager

Lean innovation management originated from startups, but is applicable in helping bring a startup mentality to a variety of types of organizations. Let’s start be defining lean innovation. What is lean innovation, and why is it important? What is Lean Innovation Management?

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The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook – Meet the Authors: Katie Boothby-Kung

DigitalPM

In this series, we’re getting to know the authors of The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook, our ebook on building green and lean online stores, available to download for free directly from The Ecomm Manager.

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How to Stay Lean While you Scale Your Product Team From Product/Market Fit to Growth

Planio

A lean product team strikes the perfect balance. The ideal lean product team structure at every stage (according to teams that scaled quickly). At Planio , we’re big believers in the power of sustainable growth. Sustain acceleration.

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

Leading Agile

The three systems include a System of Delivery, a System of Transformation, and a System of Sustainability. – [Announcer] This is Mike Cottmeyer’s talk from Agile Arizona, The Executive’s Guide to Large-Scale Agile Transformation and Sustaining an Adaptive Enterprise.

The Agile Manifesto from a Lean Perspective

Scrum.org

To what extent, for example, is the Manifesto a reflex of “lean thinking”? There’s a clear synergy between lean and agile practice, and attempts to tease them apart can often seem contrived and artificial. Interestingly, in the published history of the Agile Manifesto, the word “lean” does not appear even once. Could it be that the authors were influenced by a “lean” gestalt which they saw no reason to explicitly acknowledge?

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A Q&A with Employee #8: Scaling a Start-Up Into a Sustainable Business

LiquidPlanner

We launched our first version of LiquidPlanner during the Great Recession, so we were the definition of lean and scrappy. The post A Q&A with Employee #8: Scaling a Start-Up Into a Sustainable Business appeared first on LiquidPlanner.

The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook – Meet the Authors: Neil Clark

DigitalPM

In this series, we’re introducing the authors of The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook, our ebook on building green and lean online stores, available to download for free here. The post The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook – Meet the Authors: Neil Clark appeared first on The Ecomm Manager.

The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook—Meet The Authors: Tom Greenwood

DigitalPM

In this series, we’re introducing you to the authors of The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook, our ebook on building green and lean online stores, available to download for free directly from The Ecomm Manager.

From Green To Mainstream: 6 Steps To Making Your Brand More Sustainable

DigitalPM

This article is a chapter taken from The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook: The Rise of Ethical Shopping and How to Build a Green & Lean Online Brand. The post From Green To Mainstream: 6 Steps To Making Your Brand More Sustainable appeared first on The Ecomm Manager.

The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook – Meet the Authors: Tim Frick

DigitalPM

In this series, we’re introducing the authors of The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook, our ebook on building green and lean online stores, available to download for free here. The post The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook – Meet the Authors: Tim Frick appeared first on The Ecomm Manager.

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The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook – Meet the Authors: Jesper Hyldahl Fogh

DigitalPM

In this series, we’re getting to know the authors of The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook, our ebook on building green and lean online stores, available to download for free directly from The Ecomm Manager.

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. Lean adapted from lean manufacturing principles, focusses on a fast and smooth flow of work, helping deliver value quickly and predictably, learning and improving through early feedback, using data evidence to make decisions.

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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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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 team started the session by working in teams to identify what aspects of Lean/Kanban facilitate small project execution that have fixed scope, fixed budget and small duration (“+ives”) and what aspects don’t (“-ives”). The following Positives were identified when applying Agile/Lean methods to these projects: Positive Contributors. Can help in sustainable pace.

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The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook—Meet The Authors: Krissie Leyland And Rich Bunker

DigitalPM

In this series, we’re getting to know the authors of The Sustainable Ecommerce Handbook, our ebook on building green and lean online stores, available to download for free directly from The Ecomm Manager.

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The Problem with Story Points

Leading Agile

As time went on, it became clear that there was no connection between the points and the team’s delivery capacity, value generation, sustainable pace, or quality. Agile Specifications Agile Training Agile Transformation Coaching Daily Stand Up Lean Lean Thinking Scaling Agile Scrum Team Transformation User StoriesFor starters, let me just say there’s no problem with story points. Story points are a way of expressing the relative sizes of stories.

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The Complete Guide to Six Sigma Methodology

Wrike

In this article, we’ll explain what the Six Sigma methodology is, how lean Six Sigma principles differ, and how Six Sigma project management can help boost your organization’s process efficiency and quality. A look at the lean Six Sigma principles.

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The Basics of Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

Sustaining the Changes. Agile Agile Adoption Agile Community Agile Management Agile Project Manager Agile Specifications Agile Teams Agile Training Agile Transformation Business Agility Change Management Coaching Lean Thinking Organizational Alignment Path to Agility Scaling Agile TransformationFor businesses to succeed in today’s market, they must be able to rapidly and reliably deliver product increments to customers.

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Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

ProjectManager.com

The Kanban methodology helps reduce inefficiencies, and is a great project management tool for many purposes such as lean manufacturing or agile projects. The car company applied it to their lean manufacturing model, known as the Toyota production system. Lean Methodology.

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5 Steps to Finding the Path to Business Agility

International Institute for Learning

When used alongside knowledgeable industry guides or Tactec coaches, these patterns result in what we call lean agile acceleration. We must walk the path to lean agility. Managing the change required to comfortably, sustainably and reasonably implement involves the expertise of a coach.

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When is growth not the best choice? Why we chose to build Planio as a sustainable business instead of drowning in VC dollars

Planio

But the honest truth is that non-stop growth isn’t sustainable. Or do you want to build a sustainable company that supports you and your team for the long-term? A “sustainable” business isn’t just about funding. A sustainable business is more creative and innovative.

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

International Institute for Learning

Learn how to create well-defined Value Stream Mapping , one of the most important Lean tools for an organization wanting to plan, implement and improve a product or service to the point of reaching the customer, with Jorgelina Bross-Puglisi , Trainer & Consultant at IIL.

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Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

There has been some backlash against Six Sigma over the recent years, some of which is warranted and will be discussed, but overall the process proves a valuable tool in reducing defects in product manufacturing, especially when paired with Agile thinking, lean manufacturing and capable project management tools. From the top down, the entire organization must be committed to sustaining quality improvements for them to be achieved. Lean Six Sigma.

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What is the difference between Leading SAFe vs SAFe Agilis?

Agilemania

Learners also develop an understanding for implementing a Lean Portfolio Management function in their enterprise. Learning Goals of Leading SAFe Course: Understand 5 core competencies of the Lean Enterprise. Learn and apply Lean-Agile Mindset values and principles.

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Agile and Scrum 2022: Making It Work for You

International Institute for Learning

How are they scaling Agile throughout their organization, finding tailored solutions where needed, and creating sustainable change? By Jackie Kerzner.

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The Roles and Responsibilities of a SAFe Agilist You Never Knew

Agilemania

SAFe is a knowledge base of proven, integrated principles, practices, and competencies for achieving business agility using Lean, Agile, Systems Thinking, and DevOps. A SAFe agilist is the person responsible for Lean-Agile transformation.

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SAFe Simply Explained (Part 1): Core Competencies and Principles

Inloox

SAFe picks up many already familiar elements and concepts from existing methods such as Scrum or Lean Project Management, which makes the transition easier for many companies. Lean Agile Leadership: Managers are the very core of lean agile development and business agility. These capabilities support each other and create opportunities for sustained leadership in the marketplace and services. Go Lean! – How Lean Management Can Help Your Project Succeed.

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The Complete Guide to Scaling Agile and SAFe for Business Agility

Agilemania

These frameworks also encourage you to use Lean principles to optimize your flow. These include Disciplined Agile Development (DAD), LeSS, Scrum@Scale, Spotify, Lean Startup, hybrid combinations, and more. In addition, it aligns strategy and execution through Lean Portfolio Management.

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Just-In-Time Manufacturing & Production (JIT): A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Without that kind of cash flow, only a lean manufacturing methodology could allow Japan to stay competitive. This let manufacturers reduce their exposure to financial risk while slowly building their working capital to sustainable levels.

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

International Institute for Learning

Learn how to create well-defined Value Stream Mapping , one of the most important Lean tools for an organization wanting to plan, implement and improve a product or service to the point of reaching the customer, with Jorgelina Bross-Puglisi , Trainer & Consultant at IIL.

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Comparing agile project management frameworks

Moira Alexander

SCRUM LEAN KANBAN. Uses lean as the way to combine the best components of kanban and scrum practices to deliver the most sustainable value as fast as possible. In my article " How to choose the right project management methodology ," I covered the key considerations and some of the assessment criteria when choosing a methodology. Now let's take a closer look at three popular agile frameworks and how they compare to make it easier to choose which to use for your next project.

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Total Productive Maintenance Essentials: 8 Things You Need to Know About TPM

ProjectManager.com

This lean production leads to increased productivity, lower costs, improved quality and extends the lifespan of your equipment. Administrators can apply TPM principles of lean manufacturing in their operations, and in turn, improve their efficiency.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Karen Chovan

Rebel’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. However, in the fields related to sustainability, environment and earth-geosciences, safety, health and community engagement, there are quite a few women. In my past corporate role I was part of a team managing organisational change integrating sustainability throughout the business.

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Scaled Agile Framework: Understand SAFe® and Its 4 Core Values

Agilemania

SAFe integrates four primary bodies of knowledge, namely Agile development, Lean product development, systems thinking, and DevOps, to help businesses deliver innovative products faster, predictably, and with the highest quality. Core Values of Scaled Agile Framework ®.

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Top 15 Scaled Agile Interview Questions and Answers in 2022

Agilemania

It is a lean-agile principle that advocates maintaining quality is everyone’s responsibility and this helps in avoiding the costs of a recall, rework, and defect fixing as it passes through every value stream. It is part of the Agile Product Delivery competency of the Lean Enterprise.

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