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). ” However, PMO and project management processes are considered potential sources of delays by more than 80% of software development teams using Agile processes. The bottom-up, project-based model for funding work that most IT functions use fails to support this pace of changing priorities.

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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.

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. ADAPTIVE PROJECT FRAMEWORK (APF). Improves the project at every stage by learning from the previous stage’s results. Stakeholders review the project LL.at SCRUM.

What Agile Teams Can Learn From 1st Graders

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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

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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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The Scrum Master - A role or responsibility?

Social, Agile and Transformation

agile software development project management software developmentAt a recent industry event for publishers, I sat at a table with a number of agile development leaders and we discussed the ScrumMaster role. Do you have a dedicated ScrumMaster? For the most part, the answer came back as a ‘no’ for a number of philosophical and funding reasons. Agile practitioners love to talk about roles and responsibilities. You need a product owner, largely responsible for.

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How to Measure Software Quality?

Future of CIO

Software can be measured in the 'hard' way accordingly. Software eats the world, all forward-looking organizations declare they are at information businesses, and strive for software Quality, but most of them may not know how to define Quality. As quality, especially software quality is contextual and relative, but still, there can be set of guidelines which can help the team to follow the best practices to measure software quality accordingly.

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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Enterprise Agile: One Size Does Not Fit All

CIO Dashboard

It’s no surprise that agile development software methods are quickly claiming ground over waterfall methods. The linear waterfall model and its sequential design process run counter to the reality that customers often don’t know exactly what they want up-front; rather, they tend to fine-tune their requirements through ongoing two-way interactions during the life cycle of the project. Guest post by Tim Mattix.

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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? agile software development. (56).

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Good, Fast, Cheap: Can CIOs Have them All

Future of CIO

Well-defined business goal and project scope make it possible Broadly speaking, it completely depends on the company you work for, their goals, long term strategy, and the drivers for why you are doing the project, it also depends on what good and fast means for the organization Good - what really solves a business problem? If you follow the philosophy right and manage it well, all three parameters are available to you.

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

CEB IT

IT applications teams, whose job it is to develop software for a company in-house, employ business analysts to do a range of tasks that involve talking to IT’s internal customers (anyone else in the company) and help turn customers’ requests into a salient request for either an upgrade or a new piece of software. Questions about this topic are some of the most common that applications managers in CEB’s dedicated network ask us and each other.

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. agile software development. (56). crisis management. (3). it management. (34).

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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. Agile Software Development. Today’s top trend with software development leaders is continuous development. This requires well-trained and specialized teams capable of self-management, communication and decision-making. A unified network management interface allows centralized administration of all devices and network components.

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 Back in January, we had one team at BusinessWeek practicing agile software development. Things got a little more complicated because we had longer term deadlines and deliverables that needed planning and management. agile software development.

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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 Are you a technology executive looking to adopt or migrate to an agile software development practice? In this post, Id like to share some concepts on maturing the agile software development lifecycle. agile software development. (56).

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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 People have asked me, "how do you get executive buy in on moving a department or team to an agile development software lifecycle "? Agile practices (SCRUM, XP , etc.) agile software development. (56). crisis management. (3).

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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 Looking back to 2008, I shifted this blog from covering startups and issues for CTOs (re: Startup CTO ) and covered a lot about the agile software development life cycle. Labels: agile software development , content agility , media and publishing.

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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. agile software development. (56).

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

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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 to be a agile family with a scrum board, and family retrospectives? Labels: about me , agile software development , innovation. agile software development. (56). 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. agile software development. (56). crisis management. (3). it management. (34).

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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. agile software development. (56).

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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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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 Agile proponents did themselves a favor adopting the generic agile development to represent processes like SCRUM, Extreme Programming, etc. Are you open to a different approach to managing and measuring projects? crisis management. (3).

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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. agile software development. (56).

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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. Labels: about me , agile software development , business exchange , content agility , web 2.0.

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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 Now theres nothing wrong with the article or some of the concepts, but I feel compelled to throw in my two cents on maturity models in general and especially applied to agile software development. agile software development. (56). software qa.

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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 My favorite business topics include CIO , Agile Software Development , Enterprise 2.0 , Open Source Software and Social Networking. I'll always remember the Business Exchange team as being one of the best Scrum teams I have worked with.

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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 If you’re lucky they’ll tell you about their software stack and then throw in a bit about their software development life cycle. How do they manage network operations? Labels: enterprise 2.0 , it management , SaaS.

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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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 agile software development. (56). crisis management. (3). it management. (34). product management. (26). project management. (50). software development. (51). software qa. (8). No Scrum Master?

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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. agile software development. (56).

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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. agile software development. (56).

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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. That hasnt been my experience in building KashFlow (leading UK SaaS accounting software), but thats because Ive been fortunate in being the founder *and* developer. agile software development. (56).

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