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Project Management: Agile and Waterfall Explained

Project Management: Agile and Waterfall Explained By Karim Radwan, CAIA, PMP Since the Agile Manifesto was written in 2001 by a group of software practitioners, Agile approaches have been taking over the project management scene at a steady pace. Some say Agile is a mindset, not a methodology. Others believe Agile is the silver bullet …

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Capture More Agility by Tailoring Practices

Maria’s Pain. “Experts say documents are wasteful. But we build medical devices. Those documents are how we pass compliance audits, never mind the rigor they foster to prevent tragic mistakes. ” A colleague explains the Purpose. “Remember, the emphasis of ‘working product over comprehensive documentation’ is to avoid distractions that waste time. I’m sure you …

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Key Themes at IIL’s 2020 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

Key Themes at IIL’s 2020 Agile & Scrum Online Conference By Sander Boeije June 4th, 2020 will mark the opening day of IIL’s 5th annual Agile & Scrum Online Conference. In the past years, this conference has grown into a community of agile enthusiasts, with participants coming from all over the world and all kinds …

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Pseudo Agile, Hyper Agile – Isn’t Plain Agile Enough?

By Dr. Willis H. Thomas, PMP, CPT This article discusses approaches that are being used by some organizations who are utilizing agile principles in an ad hoc fashion in an attempt to realize its benefits. It stresses the importance of agile maturity, which can be segmented in five stages: Familiarizing Emerging Embracing Applying Optimizing Project …

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Agile for Traditional Projects

By Susan Parente | Risk Management Guru – Agile Generalist – Instructor and Consultant, IIL “Can Agile practices be incorporated with traditional project management?” This is a very common question today, and the answer is yes! In this blog, I’ll cover two great Agile practices that teams have found to be valuable to incorporate on traditional projects, …

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Effectively Using Product Roadmaps for Agile

By Betsy Kauffman, Organizational Coach, Agile Pi What is an Agile Product Roadmap? A product roadmap is essentially an action plan for how a product will evolve to completion. Product roadmaps can be incredibly useful to outline your product functionality and showcase a timeline for when new features will be implemented. Multiple agile teams can …

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The Agile Transformation Challenge All Organizations Face

By Erik Krisko, Enterprise Transformation Coach and Consultant   One challenge that every transformation in every organization is subject to is psychology, and it is one that is frequently overlooked. The impact of expansive change is dealt with in different ways, by different folks. If not taken seriously, there is a very good chance of …

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