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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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Building an Agile & Innovative Organization

Idea to Value

To get the outcomes the executives are expecting from innovation, they’d need to build an agile organization where innovation happens at scale. So, what is it exactly that makes an organization innovative and agile? Key Principles of an Agile and Innovative Organization .

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Meeting the Agile and Hybrid challenge with One2Team

One2Team

In this example, the PMO has a view of all projects and can track agile transformation over time by comparing the number of projects carried out by methodology. Agile or even Hybrid projects (half Waterfall, half Agile) are still poorly represented because they often operate in silos!

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Are These Agile Transformation Blind Spots Holding You Back?

Planview Blog

It’s common to encounter blind spots when you’re navigating an Agile transformation. They can show up as Agile practices that are meant to improve business agility but are applied so extremely that they end up making organizations less agile. Hyper Focusing on Agile Teams.

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Agile Leadership

CMOE

Speed and agility are the ultimate competitive weapons. If you create a culture of agility, you create a significant competitive advantage that is hard to replicate. Leaders at all levels can develop and enhance their agility with a simple, powerful framework.

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Agile Development for Manufacturers: The Emergent Gating Model

InnovationManagement

Agile is employed within Stage-Gate for new-product development by manufacturers with positive performance results; but must be adjusted from the software version of Agile – the result: the emergent Agile-Stage-Gate hybrid model.

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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. However, business needs were evolving quickly and final products were struggling to meet the expectations, that had already evolved.

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Making Agility Compatible For You

Paul Hobcraft

Is Agility compatible for many working in established businesses? “To To be agile” is often a badge of honor. Agility is today going far beyond just being responsive,it goes into constantly adjusting and being versatile, modifying to meet rapidly changing conditions. The challenge is to keep the stability but to build around it a more agile, dynamic set of capabilities. You crave for some agility, some freedom to do things differently.

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Selling Agile to Executives: 8 Ways to Get Buy-in

Planview Blog

Effectively selling Agile to executives is more than just getting the go-ahead for an Agile transformation. Because Agile includes a culture shift and a mindset change, as well as funding, you need executives to truly buy in to the approach. Form an Agile Leadership Team.

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Here’s Your Agile Track Recap from Accelerate

Planview Blog

On the jam-packed agenda were several presentations, customer stories, and roundtable discussions aimed at supporting Agile leaders at all levels of the organization. Becoming Agile and Beyond. How to Build High-Performing Agile Teams. Why Agile Transformations Fail.

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The Agile Manifesto Re-examined

The Future Shapers

Recently, Per-Magnus Skoogh (co-founder of Agile Extreme) invited me to meet Arie van Bennekum. Arie is one of the co-authors of the Agile Manifesto that was written by 17 independent thinkers in February of 2001 at a ski resort in Utah, USA. Agile as an umbrella.

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Integrating ‘Agile’ Approaches into ‘Waterfall’ Cultures

InnovationTraining.org

Agile” and “Waterfall” offer us very different approaches to project management. Agile design, on the other hand, begins without a clear endpoint, assuming that any presumptions about results may bias or limit our opportunities and options. Core Elements of Agile.

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Innovative Innovation Meetings: Formats, Designs, and Examples

InnovationTraining.org

Design more innovative innovation meetings that boost creativity and strengthen engagement. We’ve all been to uninspiring organizational meetings before. Far too often, engaging and innovative meetings are rare and fall short of accomplishing their goals. Agile Stand-Up.

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4 Fantastic Agile Sprint Retrospective Templates

InnovationTraining.org

These top agile and scrum sprint retrospective templates can be used during remote meetings with your team. Facilitating Agile Retrospectives Workshop. Agile Retrospective Template. Conclusion: Improvement of Sprint Retrospective Team Meetings.

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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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Discover how Agile revolutionized MJV Marketing

mjvinnovation

Before Agile, MJV’s marketing team encountered many difficulties in dealing with its routine challenges. An Agile Coach for Agile Marketing. Agile methodologies have always been part of the MJV framework in its external projects. Agile beyond IT.

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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. The Agile approach, born among software developers and increasingly incorporated into projects and teams from different areas, offers the ability to implement a clear structure that promotes iterative development, collaboration, and a focus on quality and efficiency. ?

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3 Stand Up Meeting & Huddle Templates

InnovationTraining.org

These stand up meeting templates can help you make your next meeting more agile. Stand-up meetings and huddles have become popular formats in agile culture and design thinking -centered spaces, and with good reason. Team Standup Meeting Template.

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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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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. The main agile tools.

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Why Cultivate Innovation Agility?

Innovation Excellence

I was at a committee meeting recently and one of the guiding principles adopted by the team was “agile decision making – the 80:20 rule”. When I inquired as to what “agile decision making” actually meant, I was informed that it meant accelerating planning by making fast decisions that did not need to be “perfect”.

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From end to end: why the union of Design Thinking and Agile has been so successful

mjvinnovation

Where DT can’t reach, Agile can compensate and vice versa. Agile: Make Tangible and build. Since you have a well-defined idea (through Design Thinking), Agile will clear a path towards your idea by removing obstacles that stand in your way. Agility is a mindset.

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Agile vs Waterfall: what are the differences?

mjvinnovation

Another advantage of the Waterfall model is that, except for reviews, approvals, status meetings, etc., The Agile model and its peculiarities. The Agile model is an iterative approach that emphasizes the fast delivery of an application to complete functional components. Agile methodology depends on a fairly high level of customer involvement throughout the project, but especially during the reviews. The positive aspects of the Agile model. Agile

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Beneath the Jargon: where "transformation" meets innovation

Imaginatik

It was pervasive; it was flung about in workshops and articles, books and business meetings, from Cape Town to Cairo, Seoul to Singapore, in different industries, in different sizes of firms. Starting with them tends to lead to the ‘same old, same old’ set of initiatives – e.g., be more customer centric, be more agile, get greater insight through big data. Take a ‘hot’ business word of today: transformation. For years, I stopped using the word ‘transformation.’

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The office of the future: how to enable an agile work environment

The Future Shapers

If well implemented, agile working can revolutionize the work-life attitudes and balance of the next generations. By engaging the workforce at all levels and empowering individuals to make choices, agile working has the power to spur creativity, favour communication, generate motivation and improve well-being. Agile working can be defined as a means to give people the freedom and autonomy to make choices, as long as they provide results.

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Squads, Scrum, OKRs, Kanban and Design Sprint: how to combine agile practices and gain more efficiency

mjvinnovation

We all know that agile methodologies are not written in stone. The practice is very common within agile logic. Some of these ceremonies: Daily Stand-ups – daily meetings to align demands. Retrospective meeting – to identify points for improvement and virtues. >

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Strategic Agility – 3 keys to getting clear in ambiguity

The Human Factor

I call this strategic agility. – Developing strategic agility starts with getting clear on winning even if it is for very short term timeframes. For example: Start every meeting by reviewing the organization’s top three strategic goals and how they will help everyone win.

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Agile Mindset: How to Use Sprints to Streamline Projects

mjvinnovation

Keep reading to see how successful executives are achieving results in their everyday business through incorporating agile methodologies like SCRUM! The agile mindset. Before we get into the agile mindset, we need to remember that it is linked to Agile Philosophy. Agile Philosophy came from the Agile Manifesto, when a small group of people got together in 2001 to discuss their feelings about the traditional approach to project management for software development.

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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. Each sprint begins with a planning meeting. More agility. Agile

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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. Agile’s best practices to manage your team remotely. Sprints are the key to managing an Agile team.

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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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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? Agile

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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. Feedback meetings (review and retro) are held to evaluate the changeable points and the way to be followed in new sprints (plannings), which guarantees better prioritization and reduction of gaps. Agile

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Three Keys To Meeting The Challenge of Multi-Platform Product Development

Innovation Excellence

collaboration culture Customers Design Innovation Management Product Innovation R&D agile Cross Functional Alignment Cross Platforms Development TeamsScenario: A technology company is creating a consumer electronics solution that involves hardware, software and web components. Three separate teams, located in different parts of the company’s facility, create three platforms. Each platform has its own development team, its own Program Manager and its own Project Manager.

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The 10 Commandments of Effective Brainstorming

Gregg Fraley

Creative Problem Solving (CPS) Creativity and Self-Expression Facilitation Idea Generation Idea Management Innovation Leadership Meetings and Events MoshPit Innovation Agile brainstorming Creativity design thinking ideation leadership Osborn-Parnes Creative Problem Solving projects teams

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Strategic Agility –The Next Big Thing is Here

The Human Factor

I call this strategic agility. Strategic agility is the ability to quickly and appropriately respond to or drive change while maintaining flexibility and focus. Developing strategic agility starts with getting clear on winning. If getting clear on winning represents the starting point for strategic agility, keeping people focused on the goal is the driving force behind getting there. agility goals Holly G.

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Inspiring Agile Ways of Working: How Design Sprint mindsets help organisations get comfortable with agile ways of working

InnovationTraining.org

But if you’re trying to behave in a more agile way, mindsets need to change. Don’t get stuck in big debates, losing hours in meeting and boardrooms violently agreeing, dissecting problems to their nth degree – you could be getting out there and doing something about it. If you want to inspire more agile ways of working, don’t just tell people about it – help them live it and experience it. It’s easy to get stuck in our ways. We’re only human.

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Agile Methodologies: learn how Scrum can add value to your business

mjvinnovation

Aiming to anticipate a project’s unpredictability through interactive cycles and regular adjustments, this agile tool ensures that the effort employed and the deliveries made are in balance with the goals set for the project. Adding value through agile methodology. When this agile methodology is applied, it will lead to the improvement of the performance of a product or service in the market, by focusing on the real needs and desires of your customers. Agile

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Executives Meet to Discuss the ROI of Innovation

Moves the Needle

We had the pleasure of co-hosting this amazing event with six-time entrepreneur David Binett i and special guest Kent Beck (one of the original signatories on the Agile Manifesto ), and the discussions held by each of these three innovation powerhouses was a sight to see. Have you ever been in that electric environment where everyone around you possesses an intricate and expansive wealth of knowledge? If you answered yes, you know exactly the type of occurrence we are referring to.

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Seven Facilitation Fails

Gregg Fraley

Facilitation of Innovation Meetings Requires a Highly Specific Set of Skills, Frameworks, Tools — and Experience. Innovation projects are about a lot of meetings. Meetings take up precious time, and, are dead essential to moving the ball downfield. It’s sad, and, a missed opportunity, that many meetings are outright fails when it comes to measurable results. Professional facilitators know which tool to use, in a complex context, to boost a meetings results.

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How Being Agile Can Help Your Company Win In The Post-Covid Economy

Planbox

A proven way to do this is through the agile process. First created in the software industry around 20 years ago, the agile methodology is widely seen as the innovation engine that drives Silicon Valley’s success, and it has now been adopted by many companies beyond the tech sector.

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Tune-In To Taster Tools On Thursday

Gregg Fraley

He’s familiar with tools in Lean, Agile, and DeBono’s Thinking Hats. Free Weekly Webinar of Facilitation Tools with Gregg Fraley. Every Thursday at 2 pm EST, Master Facilitator Gregg Fraley demonstrates a facilitation tool online. The weekly sessions are FREE.

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