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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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Don’t Forget These 3 Factors when You Go Agile

When organizations decide to adopt agile, this is what often happens: You are so keen on your decision to go agile, you may even have top management buy-in, but in the hype of the agile transformation, you forget to consider … 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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Management Behavior that Will Make or Break a Robust Agile Implementation

A couple of months ago the following statement was made at a conference by a business manager: “We want better projects, so the management of our company has decided that everyone will start working agile from January 2015”. I was puzzled. Very puzzled. Did … 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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