Anthony Mersino September 10, 2020 This post is the second in a series on Kanban, a lightweight agile approach for organizing work. In our previous post we answered the question, what is Kanban and why do people use it. In this post, we are going to explore how to get started with Kanban. We have … Continue reading Kanban Part 2 – How to Get Started With Kanban
Karl Sakas September 5, 2020 Which team members should lead the custom scoping process at your agency? Wondering how to approach scoping at your agency? It’s an important decision—especially around choosing which team members lead the custom scoping process. When the right people “own” scoping, you set the stage for smooth and profitable delivery—and when … Continue reading Who Should Lead the Custom Scoping Process at Your Agency?
Anthony Mersino September 3, 2020 This post is first in a series about Kanban and how to get the most benefit from it. We will start with what Kanban is and explore why people use it. We will then look at to get started with Kanban and ultimately get the most benefit from the technique. … Continue reading Kanban Part 1 – What is Kanban and Why is it Used?
Anthony Mersino August 26, 2020 Agile approaches for estimating and forecasting are better than traditional approaches because they deliver better and more predictable results. Agile project forecasts are also easy to understand and easy to update because they are based on the team’s actual velocity. This is what I call a reality-based agile forecast. Traditional … Continue reading Creating Reality-Based Forecasts in Agile Projects
Empowering teams to analyze their current work can uncover bottlenecks that help everyone work more efficiently to complete projects. Stacey Ackerman on August 21, 2020 If you’re a marketing team that’s been caught up in a process that’s preventing you from getting work out the door quickly, you may have a flow problem. A flow … Continue reading How to improve workflow with Kanban
Anthony Mersino August 20, 2020 Hybrid Agile is a frequently used term that is so ambiguous that it creates confusion and misunderstanding. Two people using the term can have two completely different intentions. This post provides a framework for understanding what people usually mean and helps bring clarity to the term, related terms and the … Continue reading What is Hybrid Agile?
Anthony Mersino August 11, 2020 Most people have no idea how to motivate agile teams or create high performing teams. And even if you tell them, they don’t seem to remember or care. I’ve had more than a few conversations over the last few years that led me to this conclusion, and I have heard … Continue reading How Do You Motivate Agile Teams to Become High-Performing Teams?
Dinesh Varadharajan August 4, 2020 Kanban is a Japanese term that means a billboard in English. In project management terms, it describes the utilization of a visual system focused on transparency. Kanban allows you to put a pivotal focus on efficiency. It lets you communicate, streamline, and visualize the flow of work while limiting the … Continue reading 5 Kanban Board Software Options to Keep Your Projects on Track
Anthony Mersino July 24, 2020 You would have to be living under a rock to not have heard of agile these days. The label is being attached to everything – agile methodology, agile sales, agile marketing, agile testing, agile you-name-it. But what does agile mean and why is it important? This blog will explore the … Continue reading What is Agile and Why is it Important?
Samantha Warren July 23, 2020 Usually, there is always this notion that Scrum links to Agile in some way. While this may be true to some extent, there is often a distinction that sets in when defining the major method of implementing agile rules. Agile project management boasts a range of associated methods. The methods … Continue reading Managing an Agile Project with Scrum