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Creating a Risk-Adjusted Backlog

Creating a Risk-Adjusted Backlog | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
This article explains what a risk-adjusted backlog is, why they are useful, how to create one and how teams work with them. What is a Risk-Adjusted Backlog? A risk-adjusted backlog is a backlog that contains activities relating to managin
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22 Scrum Master Anti-Patterns from Job Ads: From Funny to What the Heck?

22 Scrum Master Anti-Patterns from Job Ads: From Funny to What the Heck? | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
TL; DR: Scrum Master Anti-Patterns from Job Ads

Job ads for Scrum Master positions reveal great insight into an organization’s progress on becoming agile. I analyzed more than 50 job ads for Scrum Master positions to gain these. Learn more about what makes job ads such a treasure trove with the following 22 Scrum Master anti-patterns derived from job ads.
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Comparing Nexus and SAFe - Similarities, Differences, potential synergies

Comparing Nexus and SAFe - Similarities, Differences, potential synergies | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
I've been asked several times now about Nexus and SAFe - what are the similarities, differences, etc. If you’re not familiar with either Nexus or SAFe I recommend taking a look at the Nexus Guide and the SAFe whitepaper first.
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How to measure technical debt

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In my years as a software engineer I was always drawn to the shiny new things. But time and time again I got confronted with code ridden with technical debt. If you are working in tech you probably heard of technical debt. For product managers it is the sword of Damocles alluding delayed projects and rejected feature requests. For engineers it can be a tremendous source of frustration and reason to quit jobs and move on. Why is technical debt so widespread and why is it so hard to beat?
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RAGE. A simple way for product managers to answer the question “Why does everything take so long?” | by Brad Dunn | Jan, 2021 | Product Coalition

RAGE. A simple way for product managers to answer the question “Why does everything take so long?” | by Brad Dunn | Jan, 2021 | Product Coalition | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
Why does everything take so long to build? Have you heard this before as a product manager? Maybe everyone on your team is working hard to ship good, high quality software only to be faced with…
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When are SMART goals not-so-smart?

When are SMART goals not-so-smart? | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
The most recent evolution of the Evidence-Based Management Guide (EBM) introduced three kinds o
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Agile helps—when you’re clear about what help is needed

Agile helps—when you’re clear about what help is needed | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
A practical step-by-step, with examples, to ensure that agile meets your real needs and addresses your real goals
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The 12 best Scrum articles I read in 2020 | by Maarten Dalmijn | Serious Scrum | Jan, 2021

The 12 best Scrum articles I read in 2020 | by Maarten Dalmijn | Serious Scrum | Jan, 2021 | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
Just like in 2019, I’ve read hundreds of Scrum articles on Medium in 2020. I thought it would be nice to reflect and share the best Scrum articles I’ve read for each month of 2020. I want to stress…
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How To Find Your Stakeholders. Use a Stakeholder Map to better manage… | by Christiaan Verwijs | The Liberators | Jan, 2021

How To Find Your Stakeholders. Use a Stakeholder Map to better manage… | by Christiaan Verwijs | The Liberators | Jan, 2021 | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
Scrum Teams exist to deliver value to their stakeholders. It's a bit of platitude, right? What is value? And who are the stakeholders? In this post, we share a practice called a “Stakeholder Map”…
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Agile is dead, long live pimped frameworks… | by Fredrik Carleson | Serious Scrum | Jan, 2021

Agile is dead, long live pimped frameworks… | by Fredrik Carleson | Serious Scrum | Jan, 2021 | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
Is Scrum the “Art of happiness”? Does Scrum deliver its promise? As organizations grow more and more used to Scrum and other frameworks on the market they also begin to question the frameworks…
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The Hitchhikers Guide to Scrum with DevOps | by Rob Healy | Serious Scrum | Dec, 2020

The Hitchhikers Guide to Scrum with DevOps | by Rob Healy | Serious Scrum | Dec, 2020 | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
We’ve been doing very well over the last 6 months. Ever since we updated our Social Contract to agree to visualise all our work (anything that takes longer than an hour now has a ticket of some sort)…
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What Does a Good Project Manager Do?

What Does a Good Project Manager Do? | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
The job of a project manager is to plan, organize, and direct the completion of a project. It is their duty to ensure the projects are completed on time, within…
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What Businesses Get from Enterprise Resource Planning

What Businesses Get from Enterprise Resource Planning | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
Business owners create enterprise resource planning solutions when it is apparent that the company needs vital changes. The business owner conducts a
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Agile at Tesla with Joe Justice —

Agile at Tesla with Joe Justice — | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
Joe is an amazing change agent who has helped influence organizations like Amazon, Toyota, Tesla, Apple, and leads WIKISPEED. Joe kicks things off talking about his time at Tesla. Intensive 12 hour days that leave you soar by the end. It helps that you’ve gotten really good at machine learning and
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5 Performance Saboteurs You Can Solve Quickly

5 Performance Saboteurs You Can Solve Quickly | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
You go further when you drop the saboteur you carry on your back. 1. The saboteur of getting up late: A frantic morning is the beginning of a distracted day. “I wake up early so I can do nothing,” Leslie Harris. “Business leaders need to take time to forget about time, and that helps them…
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How To Find Your Stakeholders. Use a Stakeholder Map to better manage… | by Christiaan Verwijs | The Liberators | Jan, 2021

How To Find Your Stakeholders. Use a Stakeholder Map to better manage… | by Christiaan Verwijs | The Liberators | Jan, 2021 | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
Scrum Teams exist to deliver value to their stakeholders. It's a bit of platitude, right? What is value? And who are the stakeholders? In this post, we share a practice called a “Stakeholder Map”…
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Product Owner. Not the Agile name for project manager or other outdated functions. | by Gunther Verheyen | Serious Scrum | Jan, 2021

Product Owner. Not the Agile name for project manager or other outdated functions. | by Gunther Verheyen | Serious Scrum | Jan, 2021 | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
The Product Owner in Scrum is accountable for the value delivered. Besides the fact that value is a very different driver than volume is (think outcome versus output), that accountability can hardly…
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The Zen of Zero Inbox: How To Keep Your Inbox Empty

The Zen of Zero Inbox: How To Keep Your Inbox Empty | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
“Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your own.“ – Bruce Lee You too can have a zero mail inbox, if you choose to.  I chose to go zero mail in my inbox when I first joined Microsoft years ago, and I’m glad I did. With a single glance, I […]
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What Not to Do With User Stories. It’s never about writing better… | by David Pereira | Serious Scrum | Jan, 2021

What Not to Do With User Stories. It’s never about writing better… | by David Pereira | Serious Scrum | Jan, 2021 | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
Did you know that most Scrum Teams in the world work with User Stories? Yet, several misconceptions hold teams back from thriving. I’ve stumbled upon some questions that lead teams in the wrong…
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16 Tips to Keep Focused on an Agile Journey

16 Tips to Keep Focused on an Agile Journey | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
Derk-Jan de Grood explores the role of the Agile coach in organizations that are transitioning to Agile and offers some very valuable tips for success.
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Six Thinking Hats | Untools

Six Thinking Hats | Untools | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
Look at a decision from different perspectives
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Author Post: 10 Proven Steps For Project Success

Author Post: 10 Proven Steps For Project Success | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
The following Project Success Method approach will consistently get your projects across the finish line regardless of the scope, number of people, or geographic restraints.
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Context can help Manage Complexity | by Matt DiBerardino | Serious Scrum | Jan, 2021

Context can help Manage Complexity | by Matt DiBerardino | Serious Scrum | Jan, 2021 | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
With the new Scrum Guide, the founders added the topic of “Why is this Sprint Valuable?” This should help those teams that are not already discussing the “Why.” Understanding why a Sprint is valuable…
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The New Scrum Guide: Are testers no longer needed? | by Cor van der Velde | Serious Scrum | Jan, 2021

The New Scrum Guide: Are testers no longer needed? | by Cor van der Velde | Serious Scrum | Jan, 2021 | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
After the release of the 2020 Scrum Guide, I observed that some people interpret it in such a way that: “The Definition of Done is a formal description of the state of the Increment when it meets the…
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Who Resolves Conflict in Agile and How - DZone Agile

Who Resolves Conflict in Agile and How - DZone Agile | Articles for project management and agile project management | Scoop.it
Conflict in Agile can greatly harm the final version of a project if not resolved early. A detailed, mutual solution should be worked out as quickly as possible.
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