Sun, 20 Oct 2019 00:23:38 GMT The Reluctant Agilist https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/264092/The-Reluctant-Agilist Scott Ambler on PMI's Acquisition of Disciplined Agile https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56732/Scott-Ambler-on-PMIs-Acquisition-of-Disciplined-Agile Sat, 05 Oct 2019 12:58:51 GMT In August of 2019, The Project Management Institute announced that it had acquired Disciplined Agile. According to Mark Lines, who together with Scott Ambler created Disciplined Agile, " The Disciplined Agile approach recognizes that every organization is different, and within each organization... Making the Case for the Role of Agile Project Manager w/ Mike Anderson https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56619/Making-the-Case-for-the-Role-of-Agile-Project-Manager-w--Mike-Anderson Tue, 01 Oct 2019 20:53:41 GMT For a long time now I have held strongly to the opinion that there is no such thing as an Agile Project Manager. There are Project Managers and there are ScrumMasters but the value systems they serve are different and at odds.  I am comfortable playing either role, but I cannot do them both at ... The Scrum Fieldbook w/ JJ Sutherland https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56560/The-Scrum-Fieldbook-w--JJ-Sutherland Fri, 27 Sep 2019 21:54:12 GMT Scrum Inc., CEO, JJ Sutherland’s new book The Scrum Fieldbook: A Master Class on Accelerating Performance, Getting Results and Defining the Future offers a compelling collection of stories breaking down what makes Scrum (and other forms of Agile) succeed or struggle in organizations. Drawing o... 7 Rules for Positive, Productive Change w/ Esther Derby https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56269/7-Rules-for-Positive--Productive-Change-w--Esther-Derby Mon, 16 Sep 2019 02:21:29 GMT Esther Derby has been helping individuals, teams, and organizations understand how to introduce and embrace change since she got her start as a software developer four decades ago. While she is possibly best known for the book “Agile Retrospectives,” which she co-authored with Diana Lars... Motivational Interviewing w/ Zach Stone https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/55853/Motivational-Interviewing-w--Zach-Stone Tue, 27 Aug 2019 04:04:56 GMT Zach Stone is an agile coach with a background that includes organizational change management, conflict transformation, and behavioral science. He leverages these experiences in his work helping organizations, teams, and individuals adopt an agile approach to work. One of the primary techniques in Z... Live from Agile 2019!!! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/55347/Live-from-Agile-2019--- Mon, 05 Aug 2019 13:35:33 GMT This week is Agile 2019! It's the biggest, busiest Agile week of the year and I'll be doing live interviews from the LeadingAgile booth, talking with speakers and Agile thought leaders who are attending the show. It's going to be an amazing week! So if you can't make it to the sho... The Core Cycle of Agile Product Development w/ Urs Reupke https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/55063/The-Core-Cycle-of-Agile-Product-Development-w--Urs-Reupke Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:06:39 GMT Urs Reupke is a Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile Coach who works for the Hamburg-based Agile Consultancy It-Agile. A lot of Urs’s time and attention is focused on the work he does coaching management and providing leadership consulting as they move towards adopting a more Agile approach to wo... The Mid Sprint Review w/ Dhaval Panchal at 2019 Scrum Gathering https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/54986/The-Mid-Sprint-Review-w--Dhaval-Panchal-at-2019-Scrum-Gathering Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:24:32 GMT Many teams practicing Scrum adopt a mid-Sprint Review as a practice to help them ensure they are on track to deliver on their forecast by the end of the Sprint. For some teams, this involves holding an informal demo halfway through the Sprint to get feedback on the work they are doing. For other tea... The Art of Mentoring with Brandon Brown https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/54859/The-Art-of-Mentoring-with-Brandon-Brown Thu, 11 Jul 2019 14:43:21 GMT One of the things a Project Manager and a ScrumMaster have in common is that at times, they are both called upon to act as a coach and act as a mentor. For anyone in a leadership role, creating clarity around the difference between the two can be challenging. And even for seasoned pros, knowing when... Boozy Scrum with Alex Brown at 2019 Austin Scrum Gathering https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/54822/Boozy-Scrum-with-Alex-Brown-at-2019-Austin-Scrum-Gathering Tue, 09 Jul 2019 02:11:48 GMT What kind of projects don’t fit with Agile?  This is a very common question in the CSM and CSPO classes that I teach. My answer is always that while there are some types of work that are better suited to an Agile approach than others, it really comes down to the organization and the pe...