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The Best Templates for Agile Methodology

IdeaScale

Agile methodology is one of the most popular methods of software development and is a great way to organize and plan projects with your team. Best Templates for Agile Methodology. Here are some of the best templates that help make the agile methodology even more efficient.

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The 12 principles of Agile

One2Team

Twenty years ago, software development specialists met to define and give a framework to the emerging Agile movement : this is the Agile Manifesto. The 4 values of Agile: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools. project management in hybrid approach.

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The Dynamics within Agility.

Paul Hobcraft

After working through a number the one that held my attention and has become central to my thinking to take organizational practices forward was provided by a recent report from McKinsey “ How to create an agile organization ”. This report has been part of a broader ‘agile’ series from them but this one specifically gave me my necessary anchor point, to move forward with my own design thinking for agility and innovation. Stable and Dynamic Practices of Agility.

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L.I.V.E. (Lean Innovation, Validation & Execution): A new, more effective way to manage multiple innovation projects

Idea to Value

This new management method makes it nearly impossible for innovation teams to fail at delivering multiple challenging innovation projects faster, with less risk and lower required budgets. How do you prioritise the potential innovation projects? This is called their project portfolio.

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Agile Project Management: what it is and how to apply it in your business

mjvinnovation

Keep reading to understand why agile project management provides numerous advantages over traditional forms of project management. What is agile project management? Agile practices can be incorporated into project management, adding numerous benefits.

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Juggling Multiple Project Execution Methodologies? This is for you.

Planview Blog

As a project management leader, you’ve likely encountered the challenges of using multiple project execution methodologies (such as: waterfall projects, as well as collaborative and Lean-Agile work delivery). Demo here Project Portfolio Management

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How to work in agile mode with One2Team?

One2Team

Efficiency, team flexibility, collaboration with customers: the agile method has many advantages and is becoming more and more popular within companies. At One2Team, everyone uses the Platform to Deliver Work & Projects , particularly the IT and Product teams, who work in agile mode.

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Integrating ‘Agile’ Approaches into ‘Waterfall’ Cultures

InnovationTraining.org

Agile” and “Waterfall” offer us very different approaches to project management. We might begin with a requirements gathering process in order to understand resources and parameters, and stay within the scope of the Project Charter that emerges from that process.

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Agile tools for remote teams

mjvinnovation

Agile helps manage teams by offering greater operational flexibility, resulting in a competitive advantage. Agile practices also result in the following: Reduction of bureaucracy and micro-management in projects. Reduced go-to-market time for projects, products, or services. Learn more: Remote team management: how agile practices can help! Agile tools for remote teams. Perhaps the most popular project and team management solution today.

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Planbox Acquires Imaginatik Creating an Agile Innovation Powerhouse

Imaginatik

Planbox, the pioneering provider of AI-Powered Agile Innovation Management software, and Imaginatik, the #1 ranked leader in Corporate Innovation Management according to Forrester Research, will join forces to seize on the innovation boom. Going forward, Planbox and Imaginatik will combine their solutions to create a best of breed agile innovation management solution. For more information visit www.imaginatik.com.

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Agile Coach: What is the role of this professional?

mjvinnovation

In this article, you will see what exactly agile coach does, what benefits it can bring and how to take it to your company. What an Agile Coach does within an Agile team. The Benefits of an Agile Coach for Your Organization. Skills of an Agile Coach. Agile

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Agility: Tanker, Speedboat, or School of Fish?

Huub Rutten

This blog is about agility. The word “agility” is used a lot in the world of management, especially the world of innovation management. Company transformations are promoted and sold with the promise to make the company more agile, whatever that may be.

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Agility: Tanker, Speedboat, or School of Fish?

Huub Rutten

This blog is about agility. The word “agility” is used a lot in the world of management, especially the world of innovation management. Company transformations are promoted and sold with the promise to make the company more agile, whatever that may be.

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Agility: Tanker, Speedboat, or School of Fish?

Huub Rutten

This blog is about agility. The word “agility” is used a lot in the world of management, especially the world of innovation management. Company transformations are promoted and sold with the promise to make the company more agile, whatever that may be.

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8 best project management tools

mjvinnovation

With the rapid transition to work from home, the recent adoption of project management tools has skyrocketed. These are just a few points that some project management tools need to consider to gain managers’ attention and win the teams’ adoption. Microsoft Project.

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Moving from Project to Product: A Five-Stage Journey

Planview Blog

In the traditional project-centered model, companies are organized around tasks, with each group focused on one element of a project. But greater emphasis is being placed on moving from project to product, which focuses on enabling teams to become end-to-end experts.

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PI Planning in Agile: Boosting Efficiency with Flow Metrics

Planview Blog

PI Planning in Agile is often held quarterly, bringing together multidisciplinary teams to lay out the product delivery cadence. When scaling agility to your whole organization, it’s important to have an overarching cadence to keep teams in sync. What is PI Planning in Agile?

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ICYMI: Planview Recognized as a Leader in Adaptive Project Management and Reporting

Planview Blog

Across industries, strategic PMO and business leaders are using adaptive project management to drive strategic delivery and value while adapting to quickly changing customer needs and preferences. Understanding Adaptive Project Management and Reporting. Project Portfolio Management

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Agile vs Waterfall: what are the differences?

mjvinnovation

In a project where the waterfall Model is used, each such point represents a different stage of software development, and each stage usually ends before the next stage can begin. Requirements are usually reviewed and approved by the customer before the project can be started. Throughout the development effort, it is possible for several team members to be involved or to continue with other jobs, depending on the active phase of the project. Agile

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Learn about the areas of Project Management

mjvinnovation

Not knowing all areas of project management is a big mistake for managers. Project management must be part of the day-to-day activities in every company. Check out the concepts that involve management and get to know the 10 areas of project management in this blog post!

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What You Need to Know About How to Execute a Project 

Planview Blog

In this post, we’re going to show you how to execute a project. You’ve initiated your project, created an in-depth plan, and secured stakeholder buy-in. In this guide, we’ll break down exactly how to execute a project across multiple departments to improve efficiency and drive results.

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Manufacturing Agility: Medical Tech Leader Reduces WIP by 70%

Planview Blog

As a global leader in medical technology grew in size and complexity, it struggled to achieve the manufacturing agility required to perform at scale. Agile Mindset Drives Medical Innovations. Inefficient Whiteboards Limit Manufacturing Agility.

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Manufacturing Agility: Edwards LifeSciences Reduces WIP by 70%

Planview Blog

A patient-first approach has always been at the heart of Edwards’ business (pun intended); but as the business grew in size and complexity, it struggled to achieve the manufacturing agility required to perform at scale. Agile Mindset Drives Medical Innovations.

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Design Thinking and Scrum: taking your projects to another level

mjvinnovation

The key factor to help you leverage your business may be the combination of project management methodologies, such as Design Thinking and Scrum. In this methodology, the consumer’s opinion is fundamental to avoid risks in every project: when the result focuses on the client’s mind, respecting their experiences, desires and challenges, the gap where errors may occur becomes much smaller. This format minimizes risk, reduces rework, and makes project management more productive.

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Agile Sprint: how it brings efficiency to your business

mjvinnovation

Agile practices transform business in multiple directions, providing powerful models of product and service creation, project management, and much more. In this article, you will understand what agile practices are, what benefits this approach offers to your company. You’ll also understand how Sprint’s approach, derived from Agile, can boost results. What are Agile Practices. More agility. Agile

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Global Project Portfolio Management Software Report 2017-2021

Bubblegroup

Global project portfolio management software market report 2017-2021. Following the publication of the report: Global Project Portfolio Management Software Market 2017-2021, Bubble are pleased to announce that they have joined Technavio’s list of Prominent PPM Software Vendors. Global project portfolio management software market report 2017-2021 . It’s a further validation of our powerful, yet easy-to-use and deploy Enterprise Project Portfolio Management software”.

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5 Tips for Adding Value to Agile Design

InnovationTraining.org

Agile Design Tip 1—Clear Goals Supported by Design Research. In Some Thoughts on Design Research, Agile, and Traps Charles Lambdin stresses the importance of clearly defined goals. They don’t tell the team how to design, but they serve as virtual guardrails to prevent the project from careening off the road. Agile Design Tip 2—Leading with UX Design. Watson reminds us that “Agile wasn’t created with UX designers in mind. Make it part of the Agile process.

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Scaled Agile Framework: what is and how it works

mjvinnovation

SAFe is an agile framework for development that has been gaining a lot of prominence among developers and managers of software projects. Acronym of Scaled Agile Framework, SAFe is an agile development framework that provides a simple and lightweight experience for the team as it is divided into three segments: Time, Program, and Portfolio. One of the most difficult elements of agile philosophy is scaling. Want to understand more about agile practices?

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The UX Professionals’ Guide to Working with Agile Scrum Teams

Boxes and Arrows

The adoption of Agile software development approaches are on the rise across our industry, which means UX professionals are more likely than ever to support Agile projects. Many UX professionals seem stymied by the challenge of effectively integrating UX within an Agile development framework –but there are others in our field who have encountered the same problems yet are finding effective solutions. Frequent communication outside of standard agile interactions.

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The Art of Agile

etventure

In this article, etventure’s Head of Product Gregor Ilg will take a closer look at the buzzword “Agile” – and de-mystify Agile in a business context. Agile development has been around since the 90s, and became popular shortly after the turn of the millennium, when the Manifesto for Agile Software Development was formulated and signed by Kent Beck and 16 fellow software developers. If it is not applied properly, agile development can easily turn into chaos!

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How agile practices can solve remote team management problems

mjvinnovation

In this article, you will reflect on the challenges of remote team management and how agile practices can help you make the transition efficiently. It is essential to gather information from all members and know what each person is working on.

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Agile Frameworks: learn how they work in practice

mjvinnovation

Agile Frameworks help the business team experience an Agile mindset in practice. With Agile Frameworks, business processes become more dynamic, staggering business values and productivity. 5 Most used Agile Frameworks. Kanban, a Japanese word meaning “registration or visible sign,” is great for identifying bottlenecks and waste, since it allows strong assimilation of information by the team. Agile

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How to be More Agile as Competitive Advantages Fade

New Markets Advisors

And new entrants have been finding scrappy ways to ensure that they have sufficient funds, information, and talent to compete with incumbents. It’s how to build agility into your organization such that you can adapt as the strength of those advantages diminishes. To help your organization become more agile, I offer four pieces of advice, each of which ties to an essential element of agility. While we often prioritize the dynamic elements of agility?—?the

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An Open Letter to Project Managers

Boxes and Arrows

Dear Project Managers, It has been a very enjoyable experience working with everyone over the last couple of months and sharing our ideas on UX design. These then need to be combined with as much knowledge or information as possible about our users so we can make some design decisions on the assumption that it is in their best interest.

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Combining scenario management and business model thinking: Why strategic agility is the new way to define your corporate strategy

The BMI Lab Blog

This is what we call strategic agility. A workshop to get started Scenarios and business models - workshops and entire projects can be filled with each individual approach. Observing and updating scenarios is therefore an essential component of strategic agility.

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Bringing User Centered Design to the Agile Environment

Boxes and Arrows

I built a team with a dedicated user researcher; information architect; interaction and visual designers and we even made a guerilla usability lab and had regular test sessions. I had worked with SCRUM before, done training with Ken Schwaber (author 1 and co-founder of the Agile Alliance) and knew a few things from experience about how to achieve some success integrating a design team within SCRUM. Where did Agile come from? Agile is good for refining, not defining.

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Network Operating Model: How To Design, Build & Embed An Agile Operating Platform Geared For Mounting Complexity & Rapid Change…

The Future Shapers

The thrust of the book focused on the creation of a Dual Operating System designed to handle today’s business-as-usual in a traditionally efficient (hierarchical) way, while at the same time operating a parallel highly agile and innovation-friendly structure wired to capitalise on tomorrows future opportunities. To navigate the accelerating change threat successfully, the operating model needs to become agile. Helping employees retain the key information required to execute.

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Purpose Driven Innovation

Gregg Fraley

Do Purpose First, Select a Framework, Then Do Projects. Just kidding, Design Thinking can be a good choice, as can Agile, or Lean, or your own blended system. Using a structured innovation framework is a project success factor. It happens through projects. The best innovators organize their efforts around projects. Leaders, make sure your innovation projects ladder up to, and are sympatico with, the oragnization’s purpose.

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Knowledge sharing in project teams is important to go beyond your limitations

Norbert Bol

These developments are creating a complexity of interdependent information flows which can be opportunities and/or threats to the organization. If in such an environment organzations need to perform tasks that are high in complexity and have many interdependent subtasks, project teams are an appropriate way to organize. It is important to be aware of traditional thoughts and opinions that can prevent the knowledge sharing in project teams.

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Case study of agile and UCD working together

Boxes and Arrows

This case study shows how the ComputerWeekly user experience team integrated with an agile development group. People make or break any project. It was badly out of date, and the information architecture was decrepit to both users and search engines. At this point the development team maintained the site with an agile process. The new site was considered as an entirely new project with a separate budget and scheduled into longer term.

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Nine Questions CEO’s Should Ask About Innovation

Gregg Fraley

I replied “you need to be thinking about project cycles and measures.” I added my punchline, “because if you’re not doing projects you’re not doing innovation.” After a bit of gab about projects, Design Thinking, and other industry buzzwords, I promised to get back to him with a more thoughtful answer — and then I changed the topic! My “projects” reply is a cocktail party answer. If you’re not doing projects, start.

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Win at Digital Transformation By Connecting Portfolio Management and Value Stream Management 

Planview Blog

Data derived from Flow Metrics provide the necessary context at every level of planning and delivery for informed decision-making practices around portfolio planning. No organization in any industry is immune to the necessity of digital transformation to remain competitive.

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The Innovation Imperative

Gregg Fraley

In this inspirational speech Gregg Fraley answers the Why Innovation question, and informs as to what innovation means to you and your group. The content is about how the best organizations do it; mindset, frameworks, project selections, and how to create the elusive culture of innovation. Getting innovation teams and projects started and accelerated. The Innovation Imperative… growing innovation culture and capacity.

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