Projects at Work
  • Agile

    The Agile Executive

    - by Bart Gerardi (November 17, 2015)

    Leaders in agile organizations trade command and control for flexibility and freedom. They communicate the vision for a product or change, and then allow teams to figure out how to deliver the best outcome, removing barriers to success along the way.

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  • Change

    The Jazz Mindset

    - by Joseph Czarnecki, PMP (October 21, 2015)

    Adaptability and creativity are cornerstones to making beautiful music, but how do they apply to strategic execution? They help teams and organizations react to and even initiate change more quickly. Here are eight lessons to drive the jazz mindset, from the art of unlearning to balancing freedom with constraints.

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  • Agile

    Value-Driven Projects

    - by Sriram Narayan (October 1, 2015)

    Value-driven projects differ from plan-driven projects in significant ways, including how teams are formed, how funding is obtained, how scope is determined and how solutions are achieved. They seek valuable rather than predictable results. Here’s a roadmap to making the switch.

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Scrumban Beyond Teams

- by Ajay Reddy (November 11, 2015)

The principles and practices of Scrumban can go beyond helping teams improve their performance. Here are four levels that Scrumban can be employed, from teams and departments to programs and portfolios. This understanding can be a starting point for its adoption across the entire organization.



No Dream Crushing

- by Dave Prior (November 9, 2015)

Transformation consultant Kathryn Kuhn of Rally discusses her presentation at Agile 2015, which explored the concept of human-centered solutions using design thinking to solve Agile’s thorniest problems, from coordinating “feral” teams to communicating with unhappy customers. [27 min.]






David G: "Kelsey, good article and I believe complements one that I recently wrote focused…" on Big Agile, Big Challenges
November 29, 2015

Gobinath V: "Thank you and appreciated!" on PPM Implementation Guidelines
November 27, 2015

Rupom Mohammad Foyez R: "Thanks for sharing" on Evaluating Proposed Initiatives: 7 Qs
November 26, 2015

Aaron B: "Thanks for the article! I think it shows the confusion over the two areas that n…" on The Product vs. IT Mindset
November 25, 2015



Andy Jordan

President, Roffensian Consulting Inc.
Andy Jordan is a well known author and speaker on project management and…

Dave Prior

Agile Consultant, LeadingAgile
Dave Prior, PMP, CST, MBA is an Agile Consultant for LeadingAgile where …

Bart Gerardi

Sr. Technical Program Manager,
Bart has been an ecommerce program manager for 15 years, and can’t…

Tushar Patel

VP of Marketing, innotas
Tushar Patel is currently Vice President of Marketing at Innotas, the le…

Kathleen O'Connor

I’m a freelance journalist and digital content strategist with 15+…

Aaron Smith

Editorial Director,
Aaron has been the editor of ProjectsAtWork since 2001, leading its evol…



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