Project Management - Page 3

Words Mean Things – Inspect & Adapt

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At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly.Agile Manifesto (agilemanifesto.org) In case you weren’t aware, this is the 12th Principle of the Agile Manifesto and it is often translated into “inspect & adapt.” Of the twelve principles, this is definitely the one that everyone

Five Simple Guidelines to Agile Metric Bliss

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Over the past couple years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with many great teams in many industries. I often work with teams and their managers to generate reports. In doing so, I quickly realize that although teams may be working to adapt and leverage one of the frameworks that fall under the Agile moniker,

Put It On The Team

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Do you want to have more effective daily stand-ups? Do you want to have the planning meetings flow better and increase the value of these meetings? Do you want to see continuous improvement flow from your retrospectives? If your answer is yes, then put it on the Team. I’ve written about trust, relying on strengths,

Unintended Consequences of Good Intentions

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Have you ever sat back and wandered about unintended consequences of good intentions. There are a lot of real life examples, but two I’ve reflected on lately are: In the late 90’s we saw a push to increase home ownership, and we saw the creation of easy-to-access home loans that led the way to an