The Project Management Institute (PMI), the largest not-for-profit membership association for the project managers, has announced the acquisition of FLEX from Net Objectives. The FLEX approach helps organizations understand “what’s not working” at a system level and identify bottlenecks and eliminate them to improve workflows. In Agust, the PMI announced already the acquisition of Disciplined Agile (DA), the company created by Mark Lines and Scott Amble that is backing the Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) framework.
Trello is a free on-line project management tool owned by Atlassian that provides a flexible and visual way to organize anything. This approach is naturally close to the visual boards used in the Scrum or Kanban approaches. As the tool as an open architecture, some extensions have been developed for a better implementation of Agile project management in Trello and provides additional features like Scrum burndown charts or the implementation of WIP limits.
This customer focus listening workshop covers the basics of customer development: interview, building questions and adopting your customers’ language. You will learn: * How to get insight out of 90 seconds, stakeholder, customer or annoying boss * Basics of interview technique (open versus closed questions etc) * Cognitive Biases * Aspirational versus Experience driven Stories (stopping your customers lying to you)
Many Scrum teams are based on a distributed organization where members are in different locations, countries or time zones. How could these Agile teams perform their retrospectives? Some companies have developed online tools that can be used to facilitate retrospectives for distributed Scrum teams.
Lean Kanban Central Europe is a conference focused on using Lean and Kaban in software development taking place in Germany. More than 30 international Lean and Kanban experts will share their experience reports, case studies and advanced ideas on managing knowledge work in an Agile way.
Agile Open Florida is a one-day conference dedicated to all Agile software developers and of the Scrum project management in Florida. It is a not-for-profit event driven by Agile volunteers for all members of the Agile community of Florida.
Whether you are implementing Agile in a small company or a large company, one team or numerous teams, there are several best practices that boost not only the speed of the implementation and not only its quality but also the most important key factor, the ability to stick for a long time and basically to create the right new DNA. This presentation describes the common mistakes that are usually done when adopting Agile and Scrum and how to avoid them.