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Kaikaku - Projects in Innovative Environments

by Ori Schibi
May 20, 2016 | 60:57 | Views: 2,618 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.60 / 7

This webinar is about making project management and innovation to co-exist through better understanding concepts around Kaizen and Kaikaku.

Scrum in the Waterfall

by Dave Prior
May 08, 2009 | 25:42 | Views: 1,358 | PDUs: | Rating: 5.77 / 7

Just because you are working in a waterfall organization doesn't mean you can't be Agile. Join Dave Prior as he walks you through a case study on implementing Scrum in a waterfall environment. He offers some key practices and data points that will enable you to be successful in both keeping the team productive and providing the information needed to build trust and confidence with the Project Sponsors and Senior Executives you need to support your Agile implementation.

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Agile ProDUCT Management Essentials for Project Managers

Oct 18, 2016 1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

Product management is often a murky role: poorly understood and inconsistently practiced across tech companies – and often confused with program and project management. Yet done well, product management is a driver of market success and effective development.

Kaikaku - Projects in Innovative Environments

May 20, 2016 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
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This webinar is about making project management and innovation to co-exist through better understanding concepts around Kaizen and Kaikaku.

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Scrum Framework Team Roles and How Project Management Activities Are Distributed

by Karen Z. Sullivan, PMP, PSM 1

Within the scrum framework, the responsibilities and accountabilities of the scrum team as a whole align to the project management activities defined within the PMBOK® Guide. Understanding how these roles align helps to determine how a traditional project manager can transition into a scrum team on an agile project using the scrum framework.

Certified in Scrum? Now What?

by Mike Griffiths

Perhaps—like 500,000-plus other people—you have some form of Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) credential and are looking to distinguish yourself and continue your learning journey. For credential seekers, this article explores some common paths.

Topic Teasers Vol. 101: Expanding Agile to the Enterprise

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

Question: It’s so frustrating when we just get a close, well-functioning agile team going and then someone gets moved out and someone new comes in! It feels like we’re starting from scratch and losing a lot of the value of having dedicated agile teams in the first place. Any tips for how we can make this transition without so much disruption to the team and to the project?

3 Questions Every Sponsor Should Ask of Agile Project Teams

by Kevin Aguanno, CSPM (IPMA-B), Cert.APM, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, FPMAC, FAPM

While there are many governance data points that can be gathered and analyzed to help make go/no-go decisions, there are three in this writer's experience that stand out as being the most important.

Scrum or Kanban?

by Nima Bahrehdar

The easiest solution is not always the best. It is more effective if you choose the best methodology for each single project based on its nature. Scrum doesn’t fit all projects’ needs. Kanban is another agile methodology that, believe it or not, works more smoothly for at least one type of project. But what type?

5 Tips to Keep Communication Alive in the Age of Agile

by Brandon Evans

As more organizations become agile, clear, real-time communication becomes increasingly important. Here are a few tips to keep in mind to ensure your communication remains effective a new fast-paced environment.

The Tester-to-Developer Ratio is a Dead End in Agile

by Paul Carvalho

What is the ideal tester-to-developer ratio for the development team? On the surface, this might sound like a perfectly reasonable question—one that should be easy for an experienced practitioner to answer. However, when you look deeper into the question, you will see that it has layers of underlying assumptions—including ones about corporate culture, politics and the likely skills of their own staff.

10 Tips for Effective Agile Retrospectives

by Kevin Aguanno, CSPM (IPMA-B), Cert.APM, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, FPMAC, FAPM

Agile practitioners generally agree that regular retrospectives throughout the project are a good practice; however, many are not seeing the full benefits from the practice. This article shares a number of tips on how to perform retrospectives effectively—getting the maximum value from this important agile process.

Operating Agile with an ERP Implementation

by Jason Coe

This real-world example looks at how agile principles were applied to an international company’s global ERP project. It discusses how agile was used to provide continuous feedback into how the project operates. It discusses many of the company’s lessons learned and how it solved challenges in a typical waterfall environment using agile principles.

Agile: Adapt or Acquiesce?

by Naresh Saharya

How should a team calculate realistic velocity? How fast should a team go? The assumption of higher velocity points is a reality in agile projects, and the ability to adjust to the "right" velocity is a challenge posed to every agile team. Quickly adjusting the team velocity with respect to the sprint backlog is critical in accomplishing the delivery of the scope of the planned release.


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