As more organizations embrace agile approaches for different projects and programs, the need increases for performance standards to measure against. But these measures should be true to agile principles and not place a heavy burden of data capture or reporting on teams.
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An agile process called Weighted Shortest Job First can help teams create a well-groomed, prioritized backlog. Let's take a look at how it works, through maintaining the frequency of releases and providing continuous value to the customer—while still factoring in things like risk profiles, future capabilities and the cost of delaying the work.
Product and feature delays can adversely affect adoption for IT projects and revenue for commercial products. Cost of delay (CoD) is a way to explain and calculate those costs. Here’s how one agile program manager used CoD to explain risks.
Project and program management within the U.S. federal government recently took a major step forward as the U.S. Office Management and Budget (OMB) issued the initial implementation guidance for the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 (PMIAA).
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