What are the elements that can ensure a successful project adoption? What are some basic tactics that can be used to help make sure that stakeholders and in-the-trenches users have the best attitude possible to make the change and spread the news to their colleagues?
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One common failure pattern in creating agile development teams is taking a regular software tester, assigning them to the new team and expecting them to perform in new ways that elevate the team to high performance. What does a good agile tester look like? What should we expect of them? And how do we find them?
Though there is lot of bias toward increasing velocity every iteration to release more features faster, if there is no attention to quality, the system will soon become fragile—and will not be able to house scope changes in the future. How do we balance these forces?
Hear how a greenfield opportunity quickly became tricky. Then learn the people-first considerations for more effective change management in government and private organizations.
As organizations increasingly face cybersecurity issues and make plans to stay a step ahead, there is a case for introducing information security (along with a proposed Security Review Board to stimulate the thought process) as part of project management processes.
Agile isn't commonly touted as a risk mitigation or recovery approach in project management, but its principles can clearly benefit initiatives disrupted by unexpected events by making it easier to reprioritize, adjust plans and get back on track.
An Agile Center of Excellence can not only assist but accelerate the adoption of agile throughout an organization, particularly in the areas of change management, communication, culture and coaching.
In order to get additional scope, PMs need to go through an exception process for formal approval. You must prepare to present your case succinctly and answer the questions from the enterprise release board. Preparing answers to these 10 critical questions will help...
The term "change management" is used for different types of change, often creating confusion that can lead to taking the correct route—but with the wrong map. Improve results by explaining this common misunderstanding.
The alignment of project management activities with project risk appetite can be a powerful tool to help illustrate and communicate the relationship between these two important areas. Adopting a more formal process to frame and document project risk appetite can maximize positive outcomes.