Category Archives: Project Management

What is a Distributed Scrum Team? Tips to Manage and Build an Effective Distributed Team

Mitul Makadia November 7, 2021 A distributed scrum team refers to a team where individuals work in the same team on the same project but are located in different locations physically. The distributed scrum team also refers to virtual teams or remote teams, which means that being a distributed team member, you can work from … Continue reading What is a Distributed Scrum Team? Tips to Manage and Build an Effective Distributed Team

Scrum Questions: 7 Simple Issues and Complex Answers from LinkedIn Polls

Stefan Wolpers October 13, 2021 TL; DR: Scrum Questions: Seven Simple Issues and Complex Answers How hard can Scrum be; the manual has 13 pages? You may have heard something along this line from skeptics in the past, dismissing the complex nature of an intentionally incomplete framework. The point is that exciting discussions happen when … Continue reading Scrum Questions: 7 Simple Issues and Complex Answers from LinkedIn Polls

Revising agile

Plus, centralizing soccer fan data. Chris Wood on September 24, 2021 MarTech’s daily brief features daily insights, news, tips, and essential bits of wisdom for today’s digital marketer. If you would like to read this before the rest of the internet does, sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox daily. Good morning, … Continue reading Revising agile

Why It’s Important for Internal Service Providers to Understand Client Needs

Liz Kislik September 22, 2021   One of my clients runs an in-house operation that provides goods and services to other areas of the company. If she can’t satisfy her internal customers’ needs, they can decide take their business elsewhere, which may not be good for her group’s results or the larger company’s bottom line. … Continue reading Why It’s Important for Internal Service Providers to Understand Client Needs

How to Pick the Perfect Project Management Software for Your Team

Kausikram Krishnasayee August 20, 2021 Projects are the core of any modern business strategy. Both small businesses and large corporations deal with them regularly to get ahead or maintain their competitive edge. The continuously blurring line between the responsibilities of functional and project managers has made modern project management tools a necessity. What does project … Continue reading How to Pick the Perfect Project Management Software for Your Team

Abandoning Scrum: Can a Scrum Team Decide to Quit Scrum?

Stefan Wolpers July 28, 2021 TL; DR: Abandoning Scrum Can a Scrum team simply decide to abandon Scrum? After all, the Scrum team self-managing, according to the Scrum manual, also known as the Scrum Guide. So, let’s explore this question at the very heart of team autonomy. Abandoning Scrum According to the Scrum Guide There … Continue reading Abandoning Scrum: Can a Scrum Team Decide to Quit Scrum?

Agility is a Short-Term Strategy. Anticipation Brings Exponential Change.

Daniel Burrus June 28, 2021 The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 affected how both individuals and organizations had to operate professionally like never before. Many workers went remote, while others were unfortunately laid off for the time being. Brick-and-mortar organizations had to close their doors with no real certainty as to when “business as usual” would … Continue reading Agility is a Short-Term Strategy. Anticipation Brings Exponential Change.

8 Ways to Keep a New Website Project On-Track

Amanda Stephens June 24, 2021 A new website is a powerful marketing tool. Keeping in mind up-to-date best practices in terms of conversion rate optimization (CRO), user experience (UX), and search engine optimization (SEO), you can launch a beautiful website that satisfies your audience and addresses your business priorities, whether that’s informational, leads, or sales. … Continue reading 8 Ways to Keep a New Website Project On-Track

When the Scrum Master Fails by Being Overly Protective — Making Your Scrum Work

Stefan Wolpers June 14, 2021 TL; DR: When Scrum Masters Fail — Making Your Scrum Work #13 There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. Scrum thrives when the Scrum teams are self-managing while Scrum Masters embrace … Continue reading When the Scrum Master Fails by Being Overly Protective — Making Your Scrum Work