Category Archives: Project Management

Scrum Stakeholder Anti-Patterns

Stefan Wolpers — May 8, 2018 Follow @StefanW — May 8, 2018 TL; DR: Scrum Stakeholder Anti-Patterns Learn how individual incentives and outdated organizational structures — fostering personal agendas and local optimization efforts — manifest themselves in scrum stakeholder anti-patterns which easily can impede any agile transition. The Scrum Stakeholder and Organizational Excellence in Legacy … Continue reading Scrum Stakeholder Anti-Patterns

The Complete Project Manager’s Guide to Project Deliverables

Sylvia Gindi — May 8, 2018 — May 8, 2018 A project deliverable is any output created as the result of work done during a project. Defining, tracking, and managing project deliverables is one of the most important responsibilities of a project manager. What is a Project Deliverable? You might use the term “deliverable” casually … Continue reading The Complete Project Manager’s Guide to Project Deliverables

What Exactly Is Agile? A Definition of Agile Project Management

Andrew Conrad — May 5, 2018 — May 5, 2018 In 2001, at Utah’s Snowbird ski resort, 17 software developers got together and produced the groundbreaking Agile Manifesto. It was meant to streamline the software development process by de-emphasizing inefficient practices such as heavy documentation, excessive meetings, and rigid adherence to process. There’s no way … Continue reading What Exactly Is Agile? A Definition of Agile Project Management

Intro to Kanban Boards, the Highly Visual Project Management Method

Alexandra Hall — April 30, 2018 — April 30, 2018 If you’re forever fighting your project management system, Kanban boards are worth a look. “Kanban” — Japanese for “visual signal” or “card” — are card- and column-based project management systems that offer a convenient way to keep teams abreast of a project’s status, from initial … Continue reading Intro to Kanban Boards, the Highly Visual Project Management Method

15 Killer Project Management Best Practices to Make You a Better Manager

Sylvia Gindi — April 16, 2018 — April 16, 2018 If you’re a project manager, developing and adopting project management best practices is likely one of your top priorities. This article will share a comprehensive list of best practices for project management every organization needs. Are you happy with your project performance? Do your projects … Continue reading 15 Killer Project Management Best Practices to Make You a Better Manager

3 Project Management Methodologies: How to Determine Which is Best for Your Team

Chris Pentago — March 23, 2018 — March 23, 2018 Project managers need to carefully oversee every stage of every project from beginning to end. They must understand the unique lifecycle of each project and implement the right methodology to handle it. There are plenty of different types of methodologies for project management. What is … Continue reading 3 Project Management Methodologies: How to Determine Which is Best for Your Team