Category Archives: Project Management Methods

Scaled agile frameworks and methods? Don’t waste your time and money in an attempt to make the unworkable work

It has been a while since I have had a chance to write on my blog, and have I missed it! You may be a busy person too and want to go directly to my latest article on TechBeacon about why … Continue reading

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Sådan gør Kanban livet som projektleder lettere

If you wish to read this article in English, please go to TechBeacon: http://bit.ly/Knbn4PM IT-projekter er pr. definition komplekse, og det er være IT-projektleder (PL) er en mangefacetteret og svær rolle at udfylde godt. Du leder teams, styrer budgetter, kontrakter, … Continue reading

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This is why you need to be razor sharp when specifying roles and responsibilities on your project

All project management methods include an activity to specify roles and responsibilities. In Scrum the roles as Scrum Master, Product Owner and the Team as well as their separate areas of responsibility, are clearly defined. In Kanban, flow is controlled … Continue reading

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The Top 4 Manager Contributions to Successful Agile Implementations

Lately, I blogged about management behavior that will make or break a robust agile implementation. I mentioned that agile transformations are only likely to succeed if heavily supported by the management. It is a prerequisite for a robust agile implementation that managers … Continue reading

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Så galt kan det også gå, når man præsenterer nye ideer

I sidste uge var jeg i Amsterdam. Jeg skulle holde indlæg om, fordelene ved at kombinere traditionelle og agile projektmetoder, og hvad der skal til, for at få kombinationen til at virke optimalt. Indlægget var naturligvis velforberedt, og min mission … Continue reading

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The Simple Reasons Why Agile Implementations Often Fail

I returned a few days ago from the annual PMI conference in Belgium, where I was giving a speech about the pitfalls in project communication. One of my main points was that too many different languages are being spoken in … Continue reading

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Here are the 4 Questions that I Always Get When I Introduce Kanban as THE Method to Plan and Control Projects and to Increase Project Quality While Keeping the Team Stress-free and the Customer Satisfied

…and of course you will also get my 4 (almost) simple answers to these questions But First a Little Background Information: For several years I have been working with Kanban as the planning and controlling mechanism on my projects which … Continue reading

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5 (almost) Secret Factors about Agile Project Management

Agile projects were put on a formula by the Scrum inventors in the nineties, but what about agile project management? What IS agile project management? Factor 1: In Scrum there is no such thing as a project manager, but on real world projects,  of … Continue reading

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How to Become More Agile while Keeping in Control

How Good is Your Project Performance? How safe are your projects from going over time and budget, and are you sure, that they are delivering the expected value? Research shows that of all projects carried out in organizations, both public … Continue reading

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