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Best practices, lessons learned and advice from your peers in the trenches.

Agile Readiness

- by Aaron Smith

In pursuing the organizational agility that enables strategic, fast-moving transformation, leaders must focus on four spheres — individual behavior, team responsibilities, management governance and institutionalization. Along the way, they’ll also need to ask “so what?” questions, break down barriers and embrace discovery.

10 Steps to Better Metrics

- by Carol Dekkers

An effective software measurement program is a long-term investment, not a quick fix. Here are 10 steps to ensure your organization’s metrics deliver a positive return on that investment, from more accurate cost and schedule estimation, to streamlined processes and better insights into current and future commitments.

Thought-leaders and practitioners give voice to the latest trends, techniques and tools.

Agile Youth Education

- by Dave Prior

Agile coach John Miller discusses his efforts, sponsored in part by Scrum Alliance, to educate young students about Agile principles, and how it can help in their studies, workforce preparation, and fundamental life choices. He also talks about the role of meditation in his own work. [16 min.]

Meet Scrum Alliance’s First CEO

- by Dave Prior

The Scrum Alliance has named Manny Gonzalez as its first chief executive officer. In his first interview in the new role. Gonzalez talks about his eclectic background, his leadership philosophy, and how he hopes to serve the Agile community in areas such as professional development, coaching and education. [13 min.]

There's no one right way to get the job done — it's about context and striking a balance that suits the situation. Let's compare and contrast different approaches.

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TOP CONTRIBUTORS

Dave Prior

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

Andy Jordan

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

Bart Gerardi

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

Mark Mullaly

President, Interthink Consulting Incorporated
Mark is a project management iconoclast -- love him or hate him, he stil…

Kathleen O'Connor

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

Aaron Smith

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

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TOOLS & TRAINING

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Mavenlink delivers enterprise-class Software as a Service (SaaS) that transforms how businesses work with distributed teams around the globe. Our software combines collaborative project management with resource planning and business insights.

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Clarizen is a pure SaaS-based work execution platform that goes beyond project management, giving organizations a unified environment to get the right work done, faster. Clarizen gives you a comprehensive set of tools for managing projects, tasks.

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Sciforma provides a flexible and easy to use Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management software solution for industries and companies of all sizes.

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