Category Archives: Project Management

How to Project-Manage Creative Projects

Ian Andersen — January 16, 2020 Managing creative projects well comes down to understanding the ever-present project management triangle: scope, schedule, and cost. For projects in many other industries, determining these factors is relatively straightforward: If I’m building a three-bedroom house, I’ll have blueprints and dimensions (scope), which will tell me the amount of cement, … Continue reading How to Project-Manage Creative Projects

How Much Autonomy Should Teams Get From Their Agile Leader?

Peter Koning — January 13, 2020 The agile movement really has changed the way we lead our people. Giving them more freedom and autonomy to do their job often improves the quality, productivity and happiness of the people. Because knowledge workers (or highly educated people) don’t need a boss to tell them what to do, … Continue reading How Much Autonomy Should Teams Get From Their Agile Leader?

Getting a New Scrum Team Started (Part 1 of 2)

Chris Belknap — January 10, 2020 The Scrum Guide provides no reference or guidance on how to get started with Scrum. That’s because Scrum is a lightweight, minimal framework to encourage self-organization. I have heard it stated that Scrum is intentionally incomplete. There are no special Sprints in Scrum, such as Sprint Zeros, either, which … Continue reading Getting a New Scrum Team Started (Part 1 of 2)