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The Third Edition of ‘Going Agile – Project Management Practices’ by Gloria Miller is Now Published and Available

Going Agile – Project Management – Third Edition provides an update on the role of the project manager in agile projects. Going Agile synthesizes definitions, concepts, and practices that would be applicable to an executive, manager, or project manager that wants to be informed about agile. It is designed as an introduction to different agile… Continue reading The Third Edition of ‘Going Agile – Project Management Practices’ by Gloria Miller is Now Published and Available

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Announcing Agile Project Management Stammtisch – Starting in September 2019

Recently, we published the results of a survey we conducted in 2019 on Roles in a Project and Project Success on Agile and Project Management. The aim of the research was to answer the following questions: Are project managers engaged in agile projects? Who executes the project management tasks in project applying agile methodologies? We… Continue reading Announcing Agile Project Management Stammtisch – Starting in September 2019

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Can we Motivate you to Share your Knowledge?

Knowledge Management (KM) implies creating, using, sharing and managing the knowledge of people from an organization. Some of the benefits of supporting the processes of KM are clear and well-known. The PMBOK(R) Guide 6th edition adds the chapter 4.4.2.¬† ‘Manage Project Knowledge: Tools and Techniques’ in recognition of KM importance. KM is about people, processes… Continue reading Can we Motivate you to Share your Knowledge?

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About Team Members Types and Personalities in Agile Projects

We have written about how the agile coach deals with the different types of team members observing and determining the right level of support and guidance to give. Based on a few past projects, we could identify several team member personalities and behaviors that have a positive and negative impact on the execution of the… Continue reading About Team Members Types and Personalities in Agile Projects

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My Visualization Tips – Keys to Creative Visualization in all Project Management Phases

In the last months, we have been writing about Visualization in projects on our blog. We have shared a few tips and our experience in making projects v i s u a l. We covered not only project data in the form of charts and diagrams, but also project relevant information such as requirements, expectations,… Continue reading My Visualization Tips – Keys to Creative Visualization in all Project Management Phases

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Building a Team with Collaborative Events

The agile coach has the responsibility to build the team into a self-organizing unit that can make its own decisions and resolve its own conflicts as well as collaborate as a team to deliver the product. Building a team is much more than building a working group. ‘Going Agile – Project Management Practices’ says the… Continue reading Building a Team with Collaborative Events

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Visualization in Projects – User Roles and Personas

Agile methodologies suggest the use of user stories that are specific to a role. Personas are one way of representing these roles. User Story As Gloria J. Miller writes in ‘Going Agile – Project Management Practices’ the format for user’s story should include a title and the information on the role of the user, the… Continue reading Visualization in Projects – User Roles and Personas

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Project Visualization: Sankey Diagram of Project Effort – by Gloria J. Miller

Sankey diagram is a data visualization tool that can be used to visualize multidimensional data in different ways. Originally, they were used to visual the flow of resources such as energy or material. The important features of Sankey diagrams is that they represent the physical flow from a source to a target related of a… Continue reading Project Visualization: Sankey Diagram of Project Effort – by Gloria J. Miller

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Project Visualization: Retrospective Review

Recently, we published a few recommendations for visualization¬† practices in projects, so let us visualize these recommendations through this board. Any identifying objects for the project or the customer are removed from this version The first time I saw this picture was in a project retrospective review meeting. I thought “are we playing a game?”.… Continue reading Project Visualization: Retrospective Review