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Kaikaku - Projects in Innovative Environments

by Ori Schibi
May 20, 2016 | 60:57 | Views: 2,021 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.58 / 7

This webinar is about making project management and innovation to co-exist through better understanding concepts around Kaizen and Kaikaku.

Scrum in the Waterfall

by Dave Prior
May 08, 2009 | 25:42 | Views: 1,152 | PDUs: | Rating: 5.72 / 7

Just because you are working in a waterfall organization doesn't mean you can't be Agile. Join Dave Prior as he walks you through a case study on implementing Scrum in a waterfall environment. He offers some key practices and data points that will enable you to be successful in both keeping the team productive and providing the information needed to build trust and confidence with the Project Sponsors and Senior Executives you need to support your Agile implementation.

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Agile ProDUCT Management Essentials for Project Managers

Oct 18, 2016 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Product management is often a murky role: poorly understood and inconsistently practiced across tech companies – and often confused with program and project management. Yet done well, product management is a driver of market success and effective development.

Kaikaku - Projects in Innovative Environments

May 20, 2016 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
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This webinar is about making project management and innovation to co-exist through better understanding concepts around Kaizen and Kaikaku.

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What Exactly is Agile Project Management?

by Jim Hannon

The words “agile project management” are being used in the industry to describe a new approach to how project management is conducted. The industry and company leaders need to fully understand how project managers can be brought into the agile world to ensure cohesion between these two disciplines.

Is the Hybrid Methodology the Future of Project Management?

by David Robins

A more nuanced approach to agile and waterfall has started gaining traction. Once referred to as “structured agile,” more practitioners are combining both methodologies. This article provides a framework for how ScrumMasters and project managers can work together using hybrid principles.

Scope Changes Within the Agile/Scrum Framework

by Karen Z. Sullivan, PMP, PSM 1

The approach to scope changes used within the agile/Scrum framework provides a stable environment so the development team can focus on getting work “done.” Frequent feedback about the product allows for less upfront planning and means the Scrum team can quickly adapt to changes. Delivering business value early and often results in increased customer satisfaction.

Succeed with Scrum: Don't Break These 7 Rules

by Anthony Mersino, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, PSPO

Is your organization undermining the benefits of Scrum without even knowing it? Scrum is a simple agile framework that can be difficult to implement. Here the author looks at the seven most commonly missed or abused rules of Scrum.

Deploy Faster by Getting Rid of End-of-Development Testing

by Paul Carvalho

Testing at the end of a development cycle is a common practice in traditional approaches. Unfortunately, it becomes an obstacle on your path to agility, slowing down your ability to deploy to production faster. Let’s take a look at what goes on in this testing phase, some potential causes and ideas for getting unstuck.

The Agile Scene in a Small-Town Theater

by Roger Kent, PMP, PMI-ACP

Iterative and incremental methods can be used outside software development. Here’s a challenge that arose in one small-town Shakespeare festival--and the “agile” approach used to meet it.

Agility and Values-Based Leadership (Part 5): Respect

by Andrew Burns

Following installments on the other four stated Scrum values (courage, focus, openness and commitment), this concluding entry focuses on respect. It offers techniques to scrutinize agile project management frameworks based on values, principles and practices.

Being a ScrumMaster and Project Manager in an Agile World

by Sally Wycislak Bommen

It took this practitioner a while to find her footing as both a project manager and ScrumMaster. Here, she shares lessons learned in a large, corporate environment in which agile is considered "new."

Scrum vs. PMP® in IT Projects: A Possible Compromise?

by Emanuele Boschi

Today, roles have changed. As a project manager, you must keep your projects (and developers) on the right track. It doesn’t matter how many languages or platforms you know. This seasoned practitioner explores two different approaches and applies them to a complex IT scenario, looking at the best of both worlds.

From Scrum Master to Manager: A Dangerous Metamorphosis

by Nima Bahrehdar

Many organizations are obsessed with getting things done quickly no matter what. Therefore, they create reward plans that motivate this behavior. ScrumMasters gradually deprioritize promoting Scrum values and metamorphose into agile project managers. How can we prevent this?

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