Many companies seek to be agile in order to; better adapt to changing requirements, market place, and customers; to build not just any product but the “right” one; to get their products, services, and enhancements to market more quickly; and do so with high quality levels.
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We all know that life is not in black and white, nor is Project Management. Experienced Project Managers know when and how to adapt the project management tools and techniques so that they can help the most, are relevant, and add value to their projects and organizations. This presentation advocates for using Agile practices, even in waterfall projects, and gives examples from real life situations where specific practices were successfully used. The advantages and possible setbacks will be illustrated and discussed with the audience.
Enterprise architecture (EA) can potentially promote a common business vision within your organization, provide guidance to improve both business and IT decision making, and improve IT efficiencies. Unfortunately many EA teams struggle to provide these benefits, often because they are perceived as ivory tower or being too difficult to work with.
Are you well versed in the fundamentals of Agile estimation? If you are then this webinar will be help take your estimation skills to a higher level. We will lightly cover well know Agile estimation techniques, and then go into more advanced topics including: • Knowing what an estimate will be used for before providing it • Ideal Days • Options beyond the Fibonacci scale • Planning Poker versus PERT • A key step often overlooked in sprint planning and estimation • What does commit really mean?
This webinar aims to help end users understand how data projects different from other IT project. Identify common pitfalls and how agile practices and domain knowledge can help to drive and deliver data analytics projects successfully. Introduce industry standards and explain why we have to implement and use multiple technical and management frameworks and show the benefits of using them on a daily basis. Provide some useful insights that will make planning and estimation easier and deliver value to the business and the end user.
Per the Agile Business Consortium, business agility allows businesses to adapt quickly to market changes; respond rapidly and flexibly to customer demands; adapt and lead change in a productive and cost-effective way without compromising quality; and continuously be at a competitive advantage. The primary reason for moving to Agile is to achieve faster business value and keep you ahead of the competition. Agile is built for change - fundamentally, it is about creating Business Agility. It enables the enterprise to deliver projects more efficiently, with relentless focus on business value and providing the highest return on investment. Whether it is a software project, a new service offering or a new product, Agile’s twelve principles and three pillars (transparency, inspection, adaptation) are designed to reduce money spent on undesirable or unusable features which were built based on outdated requirements.
Your organization is on the path towards greater agility. All aspects of an organization can benefit from greater agility, and this includes your approach to human resources. Your approach to appraisals, the relationships that project managers have with other team members, the way that you recruit, and even the way that you refer to people all change in an agile manner. In this webinar PMI’s Scott Ambler interviews Pierre Neis, Agile HR and Agile Transformation expert.
This webinar will cover the very important, yet commonly rushed, initial phases of an Agile (or non Agile) Project. We will walk through Idea Qualification and Project Initiation where we take the business idea through several activities to justify the project value, define clear measures for completion, determine alternative solutions and evaluate if the project is really worth proceeding with or not.
In this installment of the Discover PMI – Ask Us Anything Series, we will provide an overview of Agile Insights: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Agile at PMI. Agile, agile everywhere. It’s a buzzword. It’s a mindset. It’s a framework. Or is it? Dig into what’s happening in different industries and around the globe with respect to agile approaches and practices, successes and challenges. And what is PMI’s position on agile? Spend some time with PMI staff who think about agile all day, every day. Hear what’s new, what’s hot and what’s next, plus ask those burning agile questions.
Many organizations dive into the process mechanics of Agile project execution losing sight of the point of Agile in the first place. This presentation begins with an overview of why Agile is more about culture than it is about process. We will then discuss a variety of topics related to team dynamics at the individual, team and enterprise levels.