Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:06:53 GMT The Reluctant Agilist https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/264092/The-Reluctant-Agilist Jason Tanner - Becoming a Certified Scrum Trainer https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/51672/Jason-Tanner---Becoming-a-Certified-Scrum-Trainer Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:40:46 GMT Jason Tanner is the CEO of Applied Frameworks. He has a widely ranging background that includes Project Management, Product Management, and professional IT training. He’s also a Certified Scrum Trainer who spends time working with individuals who are in the process of trying to become CSTs and... The Evolving Role of the PMO in an Agile Organization - Catching Up With Jesse Fewell https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/51082/The-Evolving-Role-of-the-PMO-in-an-Agile-Organization---Catching-Up-With-Jesse-Fewell Tue, 29 Jan 2019 11:25:34 GMT "Consistency is the junk food of management." As 2019 gets underway the Reluctant Agilist checks in with Jesse Fewell on his primary areas of focus heading into the New Year. During this episode of the podcast Dave and Jesse discuss the current state of traditional PM vs. Agile, the rol... Developing a PMO that is Actually Agile - Hearst Digital Media https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/50618/Developing-a-PMO-that-is-Actually-Agile---Hearst-Digital-Media Tue, 15 Jan 2019 03:42:17 GMT Agile is not easy. Many organizations struggle with trying to break free of their traditional work culture and finding their path to a different way of working. Along the way, many organizations give up, or slowly slide back into the old ways of working because making the transition is just too hard... Comparative Agility with Jorgen Hesselberg https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/50410/Comparative-Agility-with-Jorgen-Hesselberg Mon, 07 Jan 2019 05:21:19 GMT “Agile is not something you become, Agile is something you become more of.” For organizations that are engaged in Agile Transformation, it is often very challenging to get a sense of where you are with respect to successfully adopting a new way of working. Comparative Agility is a too... Scaling Product Development with Ellen Gottesdiener and Andy Repton https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/49746/Scaling-Product-Development-with-Ellen-Gottesdiener-and-Andy-Repton Mon, 17 Dec 2018 02:44:04 GMT Earlier this fall at the 2018 Large Scale Scrum Conference in NYC, Ellen Gottesdiener and Andy Repton led a session called “What is Our Product”. During the course of their presentation they showcased many of the tools they use with clients to determine what the product they are building... The Elusive Agile Enterprise - A Forbes Insight Report https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/49364/The-Elusive-Agile-Enterprise---A-Forbes-Insight-Report Tue, 04 Dec 2018 21:49:48 GMT The Scrum Alliance and Forbes Insights recently released a report called the “The Elusive Agile Enterprise”. The report presents the findings of a survey that involved over 1,000 C-level executives across the globe in a range of industries.  In this interview, Scrum Alliance Vice... PMO Agility Canvas 3.0 - Redefining Your PMO for Agile https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48777/PMO-Agility-Canvas-3-0---Redefining-Your-PMO-for-Agile Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:54:59 GMT I had the chance to give a presentation last night at the NYC Scrum User Group Meetup. Despite the horrible weather, there was a really great turnout and I got to meet a lot of great folks. Here are the slides I used during the presentation. It includes the brand new version of the PMO Agility Ca... An Interview with Scrum Alliance Chief Product Owner Howard Sublett https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48443/An-Interview-with-Scrum-Alliance-Chief-Product-Owner-Howard-Sublett Thu, 08 Nov 2018 03:29:05 GMT The Scrum Alliance recently made a very significant change in how the organization is run. After years of running with a traditional leadership model, the Scrum Alliance, whose mission is “Change the World of Work” has decided to shift to a model with a Chief Product Owner and a Chief Sc... What is Post Agile? with Dhaval Panchal and Michael Tardiff https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48243/What-is-Post-Agile--with-Dhaval-Panchal-and-Michael-Tardiff Thu, 01 Nov 2018 04:59:20 GMT Last Spring, Martin Fowler gave a talk at Agile Australia called "The State of Agile Software in 2018."  (A transcript of Fowler’s talk can be found using the  link provided below.) During the talk, he mentions “post-agile.” It is a phrase I had previously heard... Abby Fretz - Your Clients Are Your Students https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/47744/Abby-Fretz----Your-Clients-Are-Your-Students Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:03:51 GMT You go to conferences… and there are moments when you pick stuff up that can help you do your job. But, once and awhile, there are those special moments when people share things in sessions that permanently change how you look at the work you do. It’s rare… but it’s awesome...