Responsibility is at the very heart of agile project management because it has a direct impact on our ability to move forward with clarity and speed.
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If we want to learn something, it is wise to examine others who have done it well--and self-mastery is no exception. Here are seven lessons that we can extract from the unprecedented success of The Beatles.
Today’s complex projects are predominantly right-brained ventures, but also rely on left-brain capabilities. And the balance will shift throughout the project...are you agile enough to handle it?
How can you help avoid large project risks? It's time to chop those big projects down to size.
Traditional approaches to planning often fail...so how about some agile alternatives to spice things up?
Napoleon Bonaparte’s considerable accomplishments were due to his six winning principles--which still hold value today.
You can hardly have a conversation about agile project management without introducing the term “collaboration.” The word permeates all flavors of agile project management...yet in practice, the “C” word has become watered down to mean just about any level of customer participation.
What do you do when bad stuff happens to good projects? Project tolerances and exception plans provide an agreed-to emergency plan for when bad stuff happens to good projects.
After years of observing projects, seven areas stand out as things we simply need to get right. Projects that get these elements right are nearly always successful.
In this article, which is based on part of Preston Smith's new book Flexible Product Development, we look at useful points of contrast that spotlight some fundamental differences between mainstream and flexible project management.