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Estimation and Planning in an Agile World

by Aditi Bhalla
January 07, 2021 | 58:44 | Views: 7,046 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.12 / 5

Have you been wondering about what Agile Estimating and Planning looks like? How it is different from traditional methods and why you would even consider using agile estimation methods? If you're looking for a closer look at how we estimate, what story points are, how to use velocity for planning, dealing with fixed date and fixed scope projects, maintaining product backlog using scrum boards for daily standups then this webinar is for you!

Adaptive Scrum in an Uncertain Market

by Julien Mansourian
July 30, 2020 | 60:41 | Views: 3,006 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.50 / 5

How to leverage and embrace Agile Scrum Framework to smoothly inject agility in the mindset of an organisation? With the ever-changing market behaviour and the uncertainty of economy further impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, future outlook for many businesses remains unpredictable. Today and more than ever, adopting and embedding agile methodologies when launching and executing transformations is the most suitable adaptive and flexible way to optimize investments.

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Save Time With Tools And Templates

Project Cost Estimator

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by Atul Deshmukh

This template can be used to estimate costs for a project based on Scrum iterations/sprints. This tool assumes basic knowledge of agile/Scrum. The template is divided into three spreadsheets: Overview (detailed explanation of the template and usage), Estimator (calculations required for obtaining project cost estimates) and Data (look up data used in the estimator worksheet).

The State of Scrum

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by ProjectsatWork.com

Scrum has been at the forefront of a revolution in how software is developed and deployed. Who is using it? How? And why? In this exclusive 48-page report from ProjectsAtWork, Scrum Alliance and ProjectManagement.com, 500 professionals share their answers.

Distributed Agile Teams

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by ProjectsatWork.com

This 19-slide deck is a companion piece to the Agile Distributed Teams research report from ProjectsAtWork. It is designed to help you leverage the report's key findings and recommendations to achieve the benefits of working with distributed agile teams in your organization.

Learn From Others

Topic Teasers Vol. 138: How Agile and Traditional Teams Hitch Up

by Barbee Davis, MA, PHR, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA

Question: We are starting a project that is part hardware and part software driven. The organization has asked me if we want to use a traditional approach or a more flexible version like agile. It seems to me that the production line would benefit more from one and the IT team might do better with another. What do I recommend to management about what our team wants to adopt to move forward?

What About Sprint Creep?

by Bart Gerardi

Scope creep can plague projects where timelines are established at the start, or budgets and resources are fixed. However, it should not be a problem for projects operating with agile principles. Rather than resisting change, an agile team welcomes it, and figures out how to adapt to it. Here's how.

6 Practical Ways to Energize Your Hybrid PM Methodology

by Bruce Harpham

If we stubbornly insist on running projects “by the book,” we are going to miss opportunities. In that spirit, here are six ways to develop your hybrid approach to project management.

Does the Scrum Master Role Have to Evolve?

by Andy Jordan

Scrum masters are critical to the success of agile projects, but as agile skills and experience in an organization grow, does the role need to evolve to remain effective?

Build an Innovation Team: Final Steps

by Kaihan Krippendorff

After you've assembled a cross-functional innovation team and aligned around a goal, it's time to start using metrics and data to track the most important things, supported by a scorecard that everyone can see. This will help establish a rapid rhythm and generate positive velocity on your innovation journey.

Topic Teasers Vol. 131: Where Does the BA Fit Into My Project?

by Barbee Davis, MA, PHR, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA

Question: Last week, I was told that there will now be a business analyst (BA) working with my project team. To be honest, we have all the roles filled. Why are we being assigned yet another person to deal with? Isn’t it enough that they also want us to work with a second team to produce the tangible portions of this project, while we do the software and other soft deliverables? Can I refuse to accept this person into the group?

Scrum Framework Team Roles and Transitioning to an Agile Approach

by Karen Z. Sullivan, PSM, PMP

Expanding on an earlier article, the author details roles within the Scrum framework along with the organizational environment that needs to exist to transition to an agile approach. The benefits of agile and path to adopting agile practices are discussed, including use of a gradual incremental hybrid approach.

Stir Up Your Daily Standup

by Andy Jordan

The daily standup is an important part of agile-based project delivery. But let’s be honest, any daily meeting can become stagnant and stale. Don't settle—you can re-energize your standups by changing the routine and honoring their true purpose.

Demystifying the 'Product Mindset': The Agile Way

by Arun Gupta

The benefits of outsourcing also come with various challenges—often because the vendor will execute the work with a project mindset that has limited visibility and never really looks at it from the product mindset. Agile can help instill the right outlook.


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