Building the Lean-Agile Enterprise with the Scaled Agile Framework 4.0

By Dean Leffingwell   |   Co-founder and Chief Methodologist – Scaled Agile, Inc. The world’s economy and the health and welfare of society as a whole is increasingly dependent on software and systems. In support of this need, systems builders are creating increasingly complex software and cyber-physical systems—systems of unprecedented scope and complexity—with requirements for

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Scrum for Hardware

By Hubert Smits  |  Management Consultant, SmitsMC LLC “The rules of the game in new product development are changing. Many companies have discovered that it takes more than the accepted basics of high quality, low cost, and differentiation to excel in today’s competitive market. It also takes speed and flexibility.” Takeuchi and Nonaka wrote this

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Can Microsoft® Project Be Used for Agile Projects?

By Keith Wilson, B.Comm., PMP, MCT, MCTS  |  Senior Trainer and Consultant, IIL  Can Microsoft Project be used for Agile projects? Yes! Customizable fields and custom groups can be used effectively to create an Agile template. Custom fields allow you to add project-specific information, which can be used to filter or group tasks to provide different

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