Do we have to wait until after the project is delivered and handed over to operations to see if it was a good investment? This article will provide practical advice and a proven user research process you can use today to improve your benefits realization management .
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One of the secrets of a practitioner's success is that I he has varied from the traditional burndown chart and sprint estimation suggestions that are taught when a person learns about Scrum. If you have had issues with making accurate burndown charts that reliably tell you when your sprint will finish, then perhaps his suggestions can help.
Organizations that adopt agile often go through a period of frustration, learning and adaptation before becoming stable in the new paradigm. This article focuses on one common problem that is encountered during agile adoption—and how it can be remedied.
Tailoring your approach to project management promotes the ability to fulfill strategic organizational goals. It is necessary to understand the strengths and weaknesses of each approach to be able to determine which fits your project’s needs. This analysis provides insight to aid in making an informed decision.
A recent survey on PMOs identifies some interesting, and perhaps worrying, trends--from agile's influence to the percentage of PMOs who are reporting on their own effectiveness.
A new guide from PMI and the International Council on Systems Engineering identifies 300 best practices that teams and organizations can implement to reduce waste and increase project and program success.
Are we on track? Every team gets asked this, sooner or later, again and again. On agile projects, a key input for answering the question is the product backlog. But it is only as good as the “health” of the stories in it. Here are five key areas to consider when measuring the health of your product backlog.
What one topic at the Gartner PPM Summit did virtually everyone seem to have an opinion on? How PPM professionals should deal with agile and other non-traditional approaches to managing work.
Agile principles and practices aren’t just for product development. They can also improve your effectiveness as a day-to-day manager and the performance of your teams and department. Here are seven great reasons why you should consider adding Agile to your management toolbox.
When should we be using an agile approach for our project? The agile convert might claim “Always,” just as the predictive enthusiast could scream “Never!” For the rest of us, more objective tests and selection criteria are useful.