Project Management for Software Development

If You Were in a Room with an Elephant Would You See It?

Learn how to use games to examine people in different ways, illustrating the impact of influences such as multitasking, fatigue and others. I’ve become fascinated by what actually happens inside us as humans. We will go further and focus on a number physiological impacts, and how it can result in...

Why Limiting WIP Works

This presentation reveals the mechanics of limiting WIP and identify false beliefs which we often embrace in software development. It explains how these Lean and Kanban mechanics can be exploited to improve processes in both expected and unexpected ways.

Creating the Environment for Agility

Agile methods and practices are mostly focused on one or more development teams working on a software project. Consequently, there is apparently no room left for “managers” in the agile world. However, agile teams do not exist in a vacuum – they function in an environment and whether they will...

Agile Beyond the Hype

Many companies adopt Agile because it is the natural thing to do. But do they know what they are getting into? In this talk we will use some anecdotes and lessons learned from Agile adoption to build a model that will hopefully help our companies adopt Agile in a way...

Tuning Agile to Business Objectives

To successfully create breakthroughs in your development effectiveness that are possible with agile, it has to be aligned with why you want to do it in the first place and what you need to achieve from it. This excerpt of the book Practical Approach to Large-Scale Agile Development explain that...

Collaboration in Project Management

Collaboration is an essential ingredient in healthy Agile project communities, yet in my experience truly effective collaboration is perhaps the hardest thing to do well. We have become so adept at using e-mail, instant messaging, voice mail, and telephones to communicate that we have lost our preference for face-to-face communications.

Agility in Practice

BigVisible co-founder Giora Morein discusses agile coaching, organizational agility and innovation and how to convince executives that change is not only possible, but necessary.

Measure and Manage Flow in Practice

Measure and Manage Flow is the third of the core principles of Kanban. It means that the members of the organisation are supposed to measure their progress and use the gathered information to improve their way of working. The most famous measurement tool for Kanban is the Cumulative Flow Diagram,...