Category: Knowledge

The next step in the evolution of Agile project management

This post discusses is the next step in the evolution of Agile project management. The focus of project management used to be based on managing Tasks that people perform to deliver a piece of software. Agile project management shifted focus to managing the delivery of Features.

How to Sustain Adaptive Planning

Scrum and other agile methods recognize that responsiveness to change is an important aspect of delivering projects. They also recognize that software development is evolutionary and creative. By managing changes through Adaptive planning, Scrum provides a simple yet effective method of planning and tracking project progress. “How to Sustain Adaptive...

Simplicity: A New Model

In his blog post “Simplicity: A New Model“, Jurgen Appelo discussed simplicity and complexity, gives some definitions.

Succeeding with Agile by Mike Cohn

Now that Agile has established itself as the dominant new trend in software development, the number of books that deal with this topic is increasing every day. Besides the fact that Mike Cohn is a recognized expert in the area of agile project management, why should you buy his book...

Know the ROI of your project before you start!

ROI – Return on Investment – is a performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment. In other words, ROI helps in determining the extent of cost savings that are realized in return for use of a specific amount of money on a project. The Project Management Book...

Honnest Planning

“Think about it this way. Management has just said, “We have this key project, and the best date we think you can make it is nine months.” If you don’t counter with another date, they will hold you to nine months. Unfortunately, if you just guess a later date, they...