Author: Project Management Planet

Minimizing Risks When Launching a Product

How does a business minimize the uncertainty and risks it faces when launching a new product to market? Markets are full of uncertainties with ever changing demands. New products are entering the marketplace all the time. These products cause severe turbulence and unexpected outcomes.

maturity levels of the Open SAMM framework

Implementing a Secure Software Development Program

This article presents the “Open Security Assurance Maturity Model” (Open SAMM). It is very important to have a basic understanding of “Open SAMM” as this is going to be the base for the approach that I’m going to demonstrate for the implementation of S-SDLC. Open SAMM as a framework is...

Must Have 10+ Years People Experience

Solving a technical problem is relatively easy: there tends to be precedence, easily accessible data, black and white results, and a long list of knowledgeable developers to lean on. People problems are stickier; there are far more variables, no tests you can write, no debugger to use. This talk focuses...

Beautiful Software Development Teams

What’s it like to work on a great software development team facing an impossible problem? How do you build an effective team? Can a group of people who don’t get along still build good software? How does a team leader keep everyone moving on track when the stakes are high...

The Pomodoro Technique

The Pomodoro Technique is a time management tool; we’ll see how to work with it as freelancers and in a team. The technique is not only related to programming, but was invented by a programmer: it’s based on timeboxing on periods of 25 minutes called Pomodoros (tomatoes) from the shape...

Improving Processes with Scrum and Kanban

Learn how to improve your process and to manage Agile basics such as user stories, estimating, backlogs, team velocity, visualizing team activity and reporting on team progress.

Kanban is Like Onions!

Kanban value system can be organised into three layers – a familiar core that drives change, a middle layer that is about giving direction and alignment, and a protective outer layer of discipline and working agreements. Or from the outside in: discipline, direction, and drive.

The Bond Between Scrum and Prince2

PRINCE2 (an acronym for PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a de facto process-based method for effective project management. Used extensively by the UK Government, PRINCE2 is also widely recognised and used in the private sector, both in the UK and internationally.