agile · Project Management · Virtual

Managing projects during this COVID denial phase

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic response, we wrote about 100% distributed working. Since then, we went through a phase of removing COVID restrictions, and now we are in the COVID denial phase. Each of these phases has a different effect on our projects. Impacts of COVID in the different phases During the COVID… Continue reading Managing projects during this COVID denial phase

agile · Decision-making · Project Management

The Project Win Game™ — Simulating Project Management Decision-Making

We noticed people faced a challenge understanding and deciding between agile and traditional/waterfall methodologies on managing projects. Therefore, we created a game to simulate the lived experience of making this decision: The Project Win Game ™. After creating and testing it throughout 2020-2021 we have now a very nice prototype of the game. We are… Continue reading The Project Win Game™ — Simulating Project Management Decision-Making

agile · Professonal Services · Project Management

Project Management Service

Enabling Teams and Project Managers Most projects are complicated, and the completely distributed working driven by the pandemic didn’t make project work easier. Nevertheless, project sponsors and program offices still need to ensure projects deliver their expected benefits. This Project Management Service is targeted at project sponsors and program managers that have an urgent project… Continue reading Project Management Service

agile · Project Management

Next Workshop: Saturday, 8th May 2021 — What are The Differences Between Agile and Non-Agile Projects?

In the last few years, the agile wave has taken hold in Germany. If you work within the information technology sector or for one of the big software houses, then “agile” has been practiced by your organization for months or years. Recently, as the predominant agile methodology, Scrum is being used and rolled out to… Continue reading Next Workshop: Saturday, 8th May 2021 — What are The Differences Between Agile and Non-Agile Projects?

agile · Project Management · Social Media · Virtual

COVID-19 Motivated 100% Distributed Working–Project Management Impressions and Experiences

COVID-19 moved most project work to a 100% distributed working model overnight. That is, project teams that shared team rooms and physical space were suddenly working individually from a home office. Thus, all project work, with fixed deadlines and temporary team members, moved to a 100% distributed working model. I had the pleasure to work… Continue reading COVID-19 Motivated 100% Distributed Working–Project Management Impressions and Experiences

agile · pmot · Project Management

Updated! Going Agile Quiz

The “Going Agile Project Management Practices Third Edition” quiz is now online. Quiz “Going Agile Project Management Practices – Third Edition” introduces agile, its benefits, practices and methodologies; explains the agile coach’s role; describes how agile practices fit into the project management practices; and gives some considerations for going agile. The quiz addendum from the… Continue reading Updated! Going Agile Quiz

agile · pmot · Project Management

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

agile · pmot

Agile & Project Management Book Chapter

We have a book chapter Framework for Project Management in Agile Projects: A Quantitative Study in “Information Technology for Management: Current Research and Future Directions” published by Springer. It reports the results of a study conducted in 2019. The results quantify subjective and theoretical speculation on who performs the project management tasks in agile projects.… Continue reading Agile & Project Management Book Chapter

agile · pmot · Project Management

#Agile & Project Management Survey Results #pmot #projectmanagement

The Purpose The success rate for agile methodologies is on par with, if not better than, those managed under a traditional methodology. In addition, enterprise agile frameworks are at the peak of adoption. Thus, if agile methodologies are followed rigorously and exclude a project manager, then maybe the project manager role and some project management… Continue reading #Agile & Project Management Survey Results #pmot #projectmanagement