Tag Archives: Project waste

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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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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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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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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