Agile Project Management
Agile project management takes the ideas from agile software development and applies them to project management. Agile methodologies generally promote a project management process that encourages stakeholder involvement, feedback, objective metrics and effective controls.
Agile recommends dealing with complexity by segmenting the requirements into manageable scope that can be achieved without triggering constraints.
Good implementations of agile are a result of the business and IT working together to implement a methodology that meets the needs of the organisation.
Software development projects are usually approached using one of two methods, waterfall or agile. How should I approach my software development project?
Introducing Agile concepts to a business environment can be a political nightmare. These five steps will ensure your migration is as smooth as possible.
Scrum is one of the simplest 'agile' methodologies and is proven to be highly effective for software development and more general product development.
Scrum is an agile software development methodology designed to foster iterative and incremental development. So, what is it makes teams resistant to Scrum?
Traditional project metrics don't fit agile projects. This article talks about the comprehensive agile metrics that can be used by organisations.
Every software project carries some risk, but many of these risks can be mitigated. That's true of problems related to product requirements.
Agile project management has a lot to offer legal case management. Imagine you could continually wring out the inefficiencies in your law practice.
The fight continues between Agile methods and the Waterfall approach. This time Waterfall is compared to Scrum in a variety of different ways.
In the world of business analysis the current fight seems to pit Agile methods against the Waterfall approach. Which method will win?
With the Agile methodology proving a major force when it comes to software application development, the role of ScrumMaster is becoming more and more valuable.
When 60% of all process redesign projects fail, how can you improve your odds while simultaneously accelerating results?
Adaptive Project Framework is an iterative and adaptive approach to delivering maximum value to clients within the limits of their time and cost constraints.
Five ways to institutionalise Agile Methods with CMMI through the adoption of generic practices associated with Maturity Levels 2 and 3.
In this article, you will learn practical tips on using agile methodologies and open offshore models to mitigate major offshore outsourcing risks.
Both agile and waterfall can be powerful approaches to software development. So, how do you find the right fit for your project?
Metrics measure the health of a project, however, Agile methods need only the most important metrics, the ones that tell the whole story about the project.
Many organisations have adopted Agile practices into their development methodologies and they have proven to be successful for the organisation as a whole.
The myths surrounding the compatibility of CMMI and Agile have recently been debunked by SEI. Learn how these seemingly opposing strategies can be paired.
Studies show that most successful projects are those that follow Agile principles, proving that model driven methods are not always best when it comes to managing change.
There are two well known production cycle methodologies that are the topic of much discussion in project management circles, Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
If in today's business environment traditional project management is somewhat ineffective, it's time to examine other methods of designing and delivering projects, such as Agile project management.
When choosing a development life cycle, don't just trust your feelings. Decide based on factors that really matter.
Read the Scrum Guide, which represents the official Scrum Body Of Knowledge, written by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, co-creators of Scrum.
Read the Twelve Principles of Agile Software from the Manifesto for Agile Software Development.
If you adopt only one agile practice let it be retrospectives. Everything else will follow. Woody Zuill