IT Project Management: What Makes Digital Projects Different

CEB IT

Unsurprisingly, this has meant the management of digital projects and programs has become a critical focus for IT project management offices (PMOs).

16 Top Project Management Methodologies

Galido

If you’re new to Project Management, the number of different methodologies (and acronyms) can be mind-boggling. We’ve broken 16 common project management methodologies into bite-sized pieces to help you choose the best approach for your next project.

Enterprise Agile Development - Why you still need Project Managers.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Enterprise Agile Development - Why you still need Project Managers. Ive been asked lately about the role of project managers on agile or SCRUM teams. Some specifics: Scrum and agile are very team and inward facing.

No Scrum Master? No Problem - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 No Scrum Master? How should Enterprises fill the Scrum Master Role? I field this question very often and especially from members of technology organizations where agile and scrum in particular is being introduced top down from Management.

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Top Ten Thoughts for SCRUM Newbies - Social, Agile, and.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Top Ten Thoughts for SCRUM Newbies. My colleagues and I from BusinessWeek gave a presentation last week covering our agile planning and development process and ended with an intro to SCRUM by @silviogalea. crisis management. (3).

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What Agile Teams Can Learn From 1st Graders

Social, Agile and Transformation

When I saw this hanging in my daughter''s classroom I knew it needed to be shared with Scrum Masters and other agile team members. agile planning agile software development it management organizational change project management software development So much what makes agile teams successful is dependent on their collaboration - establishing a shared understanding of priorities, solving problems, developing solutions, resolving blocks, and improving practices.

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Old Problem – New Context – Business to IT Translation

Perficient - Digital Transformation

If they had been following a basic project management or software development life cycle it could have been avoided. It is easy to get caught up in the daily scrums and “Agile” everything driving toward instant results. These tools make it easier to manage the basics with the check box’s included. These tools need to part of our everyday life during a project cycle and simple to use.

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Agile Process Improvement Using. Agile! - Social, Agile, and.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 When I talk to leaders and teams about agile and scrum, they get the basics right away - sprint length, stand ups, commitments, getting to done, and basic backlog management. Who should be the scrum master? crisis management. (3).

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How to Measure Software Quality?

Future of CIO

For a development manager/Scrum Master - it may mean how is the code developed and what are the deployment standards. Manage your technical debt: Involving the EA early on, provide inputs from an architecture perspective, such as complexity management, reusability.,

Good, Fast, Cheap: Can CIOs Have them All

Future of CIO

For enterprise application development, it is best to make sure you have the best solution that meets the organization's needs, budgeting time and finances accordingly to avoid costly headaches usually associated with "quickie' development projects.

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Top 7 Ingredients to Establishing an Agile Development Practice.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 More and more teams and companies are considering agile processes, SCRUM, Extreme, or hybrids to either pilot new initiatives or to establish the practice. crisis management. (3). it management. (34). product management. (26).

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IT Applications: Four Roles for Business Analysts to Play on Agile Projects

CEB IT

But as applications teams start using the Agile approach to software development more and more, and as that changes the way all of IT need to work together , applications managers have had to think hard about how to help business analysts (BAs) work within this new process.

Be pragmatic, not dogmatic

Eric D. Brown

I’ve been in meetings listening to product managers describe their product roadmap that contains 99% ‘me too’ features to keep up with their competitors. Another aspect of pragmatic vs dogmatic that I see often is that of project management.

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We're an Agile Family! - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 crisis management. (3). it management. (34).

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Agile Product Owners in the Enterprise - Social, Agile, and.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 I really like this post Agile Product Owner and Agile Product Manager in the Enterprise that highlights the organizational issue of trying to staff agile product owners in the enterprises technology organization. crisis management. (3).

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Federal Government Signals Interest In Several Key Leading Edge Technologies

CTOvision

Autonomic computing is a self-managing computing model named after, and patterned on, the human body’s autonomic nervous system. Cloud infrastructure and mobile applications are still major aspects within the field using project management and technical approaches like SCRUM which employs real-time decision-making processes based on actual events and information. Semi-structured data management and/or synthesis. By Bob Gourley.

Larger Scale Agile Development - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Things got a little more complicated because we had longer term deadlines and deliverables that needed planning and management. But we managed priority changes and integration issues to get a product out. crisis management. (3).

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Is Your Enterprise Ready for Agile Development? - Social, Agile.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 crisis management. (3). it management. (34).

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Measuring Costs in Agile Delivery - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Measuring actual costs turns out to be an easier process assuming that you have a tool to manage the backlog and a scrum master running daily standups. crisis management. (3). it management. (34). product management. (26).

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My Time Leading Tech at BusinessWeek - Social, Agile, and.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 crisis management. (3). it management. (34).

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Adopting Agile Development - The role of the CIO - Social, Agile.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 3) Identify the initial project (s) - I dont believe in shifting multi-team organizations to agile in one shot. For that reason, its best to select one, maybe two projects, get agile working, then look to scale a process to to other teams.

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How To Get a Team to Think Agile - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 The problem is, using agile process (scrum specifically) for planning, problem solving, developing a strategy, documenting an architecture requires some discipline and thinking a little differently. crisis management. (3). it management. (34).

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Four Phases of Maturing Enterprise Agile Development

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Let me first describe them: Pilot project(s) - Agile is best started by selecting an appropriate project, getting a few things in order prior to project start, and then diving in. Also, see my Top Ten Thoughts for SCRUM Newbies.

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Maturing agile development without a maturity model - Social, Agile.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 But even discounting these out, maturity models are guides to help managers size up their current processes, identify gaps, and leverage ‘off the shelf’ processes to gain a new level of process maturity. crisis management. (3).

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Getting Enterprise Executives to buy in to an Agile Development.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Agile practices (SCRUM, XP , etc.) We didnt spend a lot of time discussing SCRUM or other approaches internally or with executives. Labels: about me , agile software development , enterprise 2.0 , it management , startup cto.

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Content Agility at Marklogic's Digital Publishing Symposium - Social.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 I then discussed how BusinessWeek moved to an agile development process (specifically, SCRUM), to build its newest product, the Business Exchange. 1 comment: shannon 7:16 PM Any tips for how to budget when using SCRUM rather than waterfall?

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Agile Does Not Need A Maturity Model - Social, Agile, and.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 This is especially true with agile practices since the choice of what processes to establish and areas to mature needs to fit a business need and priority and these improvements can be managed through the scrum process. crisis management. (3).

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Turning Good Ideas into Operational Reality - Social, Agile, and.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 crisis management. (3). it management. (34). product management. (26). project management. (50). No Scrum Master? Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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Offshore Agile Development - Totally Feasible! - Social, Agile, and.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 We started working with them a year ago with the simple goal of getting one project completed for Business Exchange. If youre practicing SCRUM, make key members of your teams have some basic training. crisis management. (3).

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Business Responsibilities working with Agile Teams Part 2 - Social.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 One good way to insure a smooth transition is to learn the process either through participation, taking a training class, and ideally applying agile/SCRUM as a business process. Labels: agile software development , product management.

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How does your SaaS vendor respond to the scalability question.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 How do they manage network operations? How are customer specific implementations managed in their software repository? Labels: enterprise 2.0 , it management , SaaS. crisis management. (3). it management. (34).

Agile in 2008 to Twitter, Cloud Computing and Publishing in 2009.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 I also covered some practical matters on when to use (and not use) pair programming , a bit on the Scrum Master role , and on story writing vs requirements docs. crisis management. (3). it management. (34). product management. (26).

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Business Responsibilities working with Agile Teams Part 1 - Social.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 I enjoy talking to General Managers, Product Managers, and other members of a business teams about the benefits of going agile. But I warn business managers that with agile comes some new responsibilities. crisis management. (3).

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Evaluating SaaS Vendors ? Understanding Business Models and.

Social, Agile and Transformation

I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Labels: enterprise 2.0 , it management , SaaS. crisis management. (3). it management. (34). product management. (26). project management. (50). Top Ten Thoughts for SCRUM Newbies.

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