Thu, 29 Oct 2020 16:16:29 GMT The Reluctant Agilist https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/264092/The-Reluctant-Agilist Johanna Rothman vs. the Pandemic https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/66609/Johanna-Rothman-vs--the-Pandemic Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:21:08 GMT Johanna Rothman is a force of nature. Every year, in addition to her work teaching, coaching, blogging, and speaking, she writes a book. Well, most years. This year there is a pandemic. Johanna has written five! I think if you are lucky, you can find people in your industry that you look up to, p... Business Planning for Agile AND Traditional Time Horizons with Ross Beurmann https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/66413/Business-Planning-for-Agile-AND-Traditional-Time-Horizons-with-Ross-Beurmann Sat, 10 Oct 2020 03:30:06 GMT When organizations begin adopting Agile, there are a number of business areas outside the teams that also have to change in order to create systems that can support this new way of working. Navigating this is always challenging, but it becomes even tougher when you need to have traditional (waterfal... Making Your Non-Agile Experience Count w/ Merchi Reyes https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/66276/Making-Your-Non-Agile-Experience-Count-w--Merchi-Reyes Tue, 29 Sep 2020 17:40:30 GMT Q: How do I get a job as a Project Manager, Product Owner, or ScrumMaster if I have no experience? This is a question I get asked almost weekly. People are looking for their first gig or trying to figure out what to say in an interview, or just convince themselves they are qualified to do the job... When they ask you to be the ScrumMaster AND the Product Owner... https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/66027/When-they-ask-you-to-be-the-ScrumMaster-AND-the-Product-Owner---- Thu, 10 Sep 2020 23:06:45 GMT In Scrum, everyone is supposed to have one job. You get to be a ScrumMaster, a Product Owner, or a Development Team member. Each team member of the Scrum Team is supposed to be able to totally focus on the role they play. However, in many organizations, they ask people to play more than one role. Yo... Managing Up with Dhaval Panchal https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/65903/Managing-Up-with-Dhaval-Panchal Wed, 02 Sep 2020 17:42:36 GMT Being a Product Owner is not easy. You are responsible for the success of the product. You have to create enough work to keep up to 9 people busy, stay 2-3 Sprints ahead of them and at the same time, stay completely in sync with the business and constantly be learning more about the customer. I... What To Do When They Want To Know Cost Per Point w Troy Lightfoot https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/65576/What-To-Do-When-They-Want-To-Know-Cost-Per-Point-w-Troy-Lightfoot Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:53:07 GMT What do you do when they start asking for cost per point?  This issue often arrives wrapped in requests that are pure in their intent and seem to be reasonable requests from the business…   How much are we spending each month and how many points are we delivering for that spen... When Sprint Planning Is Like Hunger Games with Meghan McInerny https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/65324/When-Sprint-Planning-Is-Like-Hunger-Games-with-Meghan-McInerny Mon, 27 Jul 2020 01:23:54 GMT “What advice do you have on structuring sprint planning meetings in an agency setting with different product owners and project teams (when each PM is 'competing' for the same development resources)?"  That is the question I got during the Q&A portion of a webinar I di... Practicing Agile at Home with Yvonne Marcus https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/65173/Practicing-Agile-at-Home-with-Yvonne-Marcus Tue, 14 Jul 2020 05:03:26 GMT Yvonne Marcus is on a mission to create positive home management solutions for every family and she’s using Agile to do it. In this episode of the Reluctant Agilist, Yvonne and I discuss how and why she began an Agile transformation at home, how it has impacted life for her and her family, and... Using Outcome Based Planning at Home to Effect Social Change https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64967/Using-Outcome-Based-Planning-at-Home-to-Effect-Social-Change Tue, 30 Jun 2020 13:05:21 GMT In this episode of the Reluctant Agilist, you’ll hear the story of how a father helped his son use outcome-based planning to define his personal response to what happened to George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter events that followed.  Ross Beurmann is a seasoned Agile coach (and a co... Product Ownership and Online Education with Braden Cundiff https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64717/Product-Ownership-and-Online-Education-with-Braden-Cundiff Tue, 16 Jun 2020 23:02:12 GMT Since the Covid-19 Quarantining began, we’ve all had to adjust to our work-life taking place 100% online. Whether you are working in a traditional environment or in Agile, this change has impacted your teams’ ability to engage, learn, and collaborate online. In this episode of the podcas...