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Large Scale Scrum (LeSS)

Posted by Dave Prior

Scaling Scrum is an ongoing hot topic in the Agile space. For a while the most common answer to the question was scrum of scrums. It's a sensible approach, and it works... up to a poi...
Posted in: The Reluctant Agilist


Provocative thinking from the field.

Mobility Now!

- by Guy Barlow

It is no longer a question of if organizations should embrace mobility, but when. Mobile solutions offer project, program and portfolio managers unprecedented access to essential information that has a direct impact on high-stakes decision-making and communication. Those who overcome resistance and address concerns will lead the pack in innovation, opportunity and growth.

Who Cares About Tasks?

- by Dan Patterson

Wouldn't it be better if scheduling tools focused on deliverables rather than the work — the activities and tasks — needed to deliver them? Execution is about creating value, and stakeholders care little about the busy details. Project managers who get this distinction right will reap the benefits of more realistic and achievable plans.

Exploring the latest trends impacting the PM community...

QSM Updates Software Almanac

- by ProjectsatWork.com

The new edition, the first update since 2006, provides project managers and executive management with the latest data and research on the state of software development, including an extensive focus on agile methodology.

Help Wanted: Digital PM

- by Carol Ann Willhite

A timely research report identifies the professional skills, experience and education levels that employers are seeking in digital project manager candidates — a rapidly growing role in web-centric organizations ranging from advertising agencies to software developers.

The latest findings and figures.

Help Wanted: Digital PM

- by Carol Ann Willhite

A timely research report identifies the professional skills, experience and education levels that employers are seeking in digital project manager candidates — a rapidly growing role in web-centric organizations ranging from advertising agencies to software developers.

The State of the PMO 2014

- by ProjectsatWork.com

A benchmark study shows project management offices continue to expand their influence as strategic resources for their organizations. In addition, high-performing PMOs improved the alignment of projects with strategy by 53 percent. Top priorities this year include implementing various processes to improve strategic capability.

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Large Scale Scrum (LeSS)

Posted by Dave Prior

Scaling Scrum is an ongoing hot topic in the Agile space. For a while the most common answer to the question was scrum of scrums. It's a sensible approach, and it works... up to a poi...
Posted in: The Reluctant Agilist


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