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Using Lean Six Sigma to Improve Agile: Lessons Learned in a Start-up

by Stelian Roman
August 07, 2018 | 59:09 | Views: 6,989 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.32 / 5

Six Sigma can be the balance between Lean and Agile, measuring the impact of Lean and/or Agile initiatives. This presentation is based on a real case study, using Lean Six Sigma's Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control (DMAIC) process to make the Scrum process more efficient in a software start-up.

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Agile Project Manager or Senior Scrum Master? What is the Next Step for a Scrum Master?

Nov 1, 2018 9:00 AM EDT (UTC-4)
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Skills developed as a Scrum Master, like team and people management, are a good foundation for career development. Like in any other profession Scrum Masters will reach a point where they feel the need to go beyond a Scrum Team of 5-9. Project Management is one option for career change, but is it the right one?

Using Lean Six Sigma to Improve Agile: Lessons Learned in a Start-up

Aug 7, 2018 9:00 AM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Six Sigma can be the balance between Lean and Agile, measuring the impact of Lean and/or Agile initiatives. This presentation is based on a real case study, using Lean Six Sigma's Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control (DMAIC) process to make the Scrum process more efficient in a software start-up.

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Understanding Popular PM Methodologies and Frameworks

by Ramkumar Arumugam

Multiple project management methodologies and frameworks have been followed, with newer ones—some facing resistance depending on the degree of cultural challenges—being adopted by organizations. This article will look at some of today’s key PM methodologies and frameworks.

Planning and Managing Development Projects: The Hybrid Way (Korean Translation)

by Michael Wood

특정 접근 방식에 충성을 맹세하는 데 따르는 위험은 프로젝트의 목표를 달성하는 것보다 접근 방식을 따르는 것이 더 중요해진다는 것입니다. 서로 다른 접근법을 최대한 활용하는 장점과 하이브리드 모델과의 결합이 프로젝트 계획 및 관리 방식에 어떻게 영향을 미치는지 살펴 보겠습니다.

Scrum Exposes Dysfunction? Not So

by Gil Broza

One popular saying in the agile community is "Scrum exposes dysfunction." In this practitioner's experience, this belief is not only wrong, it’s also a detractor to genuine attempts at transformation.

Tentative Agility for Non-IT Organizations: A Step-by-Step Approach

by Dinesh Sharma, Geetika Hans Dua

Almost every organization has either adopted or is planning to adopt agile-based models. Implementing agile for non-IT organizations is a greater challenge and requires a different approach. This article looks at a step-by-step approach to tentative agility for such organizations.

Kanban, WIP and Happy Stakeholders

by Bart Gerardi

A Kanban-based approach to sprint planning can produce a number of benefits, particularly when it comes to limiting work in progress. Through mechanisms that uncover impediments and prioritize items, Kanban can help to create more productive sprints, more engaged teams and more satisfied stakeholders.

Most Project Managers Make Lousy Scrum Masters

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

Though it may sound tough or critical, the reality for this author is that most project managers make lousy scrum masters. The good news for those of you who are great project managers is that it is possible to be a great scrum master as well. Here are some tips...

Transitioning a Co-located Scrum Team: Lessons Learned

by Sally Wycislak Bommen

Many companies are outsourcing to India, and the process of creating an agile, distributed team could have many potential pitfalls. Here, lessons learned are shared based on two years of continuous improvement to get a strong, contributing agile scrum team.

Scrum Framework Team Roles and How Project Management Activities Are Distributed

by Karen Z. Sullivan, PMP, PSM 1

Within the scrum framework, the responsibilities and accountabilities of the scrum team as a whole align to the project management activities defined within the PMBOK® Guide. Understanding how these roles align helps to determine how a traditional project manager can transition into a scrum team on an agile project using the scrum framework.


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Is Lean Six Sigma something that a Project Manager should be familiar with?  Stelian ROMAN  Nov 13, 2018 9:47 PM 
Is Agile Project Management different?  Stelian ROMAN  Nov 13, 2018 9:58 AM 
Is the PMO needed in Agile?  Stelian ROMAN  Nov 12, 2018 10:51 PM 
Can Agile frameworks defined for software development be scaled to Enterprise level?  Stelian ROMAN  Nov 12, 2018 6:24 PM 
A journey to the PMP Certification  Janvier Ndayisaba  Nov 11, 2018 9:05 AM  22 
PMI-ACP vrs CSM  George Lewis  Nov 9, 2018 8:10 AM  34 
New opportunity  BRAHIM KHALIL  Oct 30, 2018 1:59 AM 
Any Formal Training Resources on Hybrid Project Management?  Elizabeth Ombija  Oct 29, 2018 12:20 PM 
What do you think about the new methodology to implement SAP called Activate?   Jarlei Nascimento Goncalves  Oct 16, 2018 2:33 PM 
What's the difference between a traditional PMO and an Agile PMO?  Stelian ROMAN  Oct 14, 2018 7:45 PM  11 
Who is responsible for delivery in Agile?  Stelian ROMAN  Oct 12, 2018 2:34 PM  21 
Can we benchmark Agile against the planned approach? If you did it, please describe the metrics and the approach used.  Stelian ROMAN  Oct 10, 2018 6:42 AM 
The Project Management techniques for ERP Implementations starting from (business case) Until (Phase or project Close) What is the best practice???  Anonymous  Oct 6, 2018 1:53 PM 
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Did you know about the PM2 guide released by the center of Excellence in Project Management Methodology (CoEPM2) of the European Commission?  Eduard Hernandez  Sep 27, 2018 6:30 AM  23 
What is the maximum percentage of workload that a Project Manager can allocate to Scrum Master activities?  Stelian ROMAN  Sep 25, 2018 11:23 AM 
Have you ever use a WBS on agile projects?  Jesus Martheyn Berbesi  Sep 21, 2018 12:13 PM  11 
PMI-ACP , ScrumMaster , is only Directed to Software environment ?   Osama Negm  Sep 16, 2018 12:31 PM  18 
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