Although they may appear to be competitors, Agile and Lean Six Sigma have the same objective: supporting the organization’s priorities by achieving customer satisfaction. Lean Six Sigma has a very mature approach to process improvement: DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control). This approach can certainly be used for a successful Agile transformation. The webinar is based on the author's experience using the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC framework for Process Improvement for software development projects with a focus on D (Define).
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The daily standup is a key Agile practice. Since the latest Scrum Guide release, it has changed and become less rigid than before, no longer relying on the key three questions. In addition, for teams running Kanban, the daily standup can take on a different form.
Organizations lead successful digital transformations when leaders are self-aware and they understand the needs and drives of their people that work for them, have a flexible method to quickly staff teams, and align diverse professionals to a common goal; they can boost the effectiveness of all contributors: manufacturing, operations management, engineering, software developers, IT specialists, and more.
A project schedule is an indispensable tool in the hands of a Project Manager to efficiently manage and direct project work. A well-constructed and maintained schedule is a key ingredient needed for the success of any project. The DCMA 14-point assessment offers a project manager an industry defined method to quantitatively evaluate a schedule and improve its quality. The project manager may use the DCMA 14-point assessment at the beginning of the project as a set of guidelines for developing a logic driven, solid and manageable schedule, and throughout the life of the project, as a set of health checks for periodically evaluating the schedule against a set of measurable criteria.
Citizen development is gaining traction and many organizations are using low-code or no-code software to build apps and solve business problems. So how should organizations go about implementing citizen development? In this session Trevor will share his experience in implementing a successful citizen development project using a low-code platform.
The PMI membership comprises students, seniors, aspiring Project Managers looking to explore potential development opportunities, Project Managers and certified Project members. This seminar is aimed at members that want to become Project Managers but do not know how to do it. This webinar will address how to become a Project Manager.
Project management is a young and very dynamic science. Nowadays we have different methods, which we use together, individually, or one after another. Project management continues to develop. What direction is the development going in now? Today we pay more attention to the need for flexible methodologies, as they will give us the advantage of keeping up with the times or even getting a little ahead. Project Managers everywhere witness their profession develop, but there are now some challenges or possibilities for us. We have to think about the future. Which competencies must a future Project Manager have? What skills we need for the future depends on what choices we make and which direction we take. Now it seems that we are standing at a project management crossroads. The webinar shows professional development possibilities and what we can do for our growth.
Digital Transformation in the 2020s: The six technologies every business leader must know how to use
The next wave of digital transformation will determine the winners and losers in the 2020s. Businesses who were quick to embrace PC technology, and the mobile/cloud era that followed, put themselves at significant competitive advantage. The companies who take full advantage of the next era, the Spatial Computing Era, will further distance themselves from their competition. Spatial computing technologies create intimate connections between the digital and physical worlds. Their powerful capabilities significantly expand the number of business problems that can be solved with digital technology. Spatial computing will lead to exciting new products and services, enhance the way we work, streamline business operations, open new markets, and create new business models and revenue streams. Natural interfaces, machine vision, industry 5.0, hyper personalization, autonomous vehicles, blended realities, passenger drones, intelligent products, cobots, connected services, generative design, and augmented work are all covered in this fast-moving talk that reveals the incredible opportunity business leaders will face in the 2020s.