Allocating team members to different projects, is one of today’s project managers’ main headaches. The Lean and Agile answer would be to simply have everyone working on one project only -until the project’s completed-. That after all, is the meaning of single piece flow. Unfortunately, more often than not, that can’t be done. So, what… »
What, if any, are the main differences between Lean and Agile Project Management or Scrum on one hand and conventional project management methodology on the other? People often ask this, when they notice that many elements of Lean and Agile are totally common sense and easy to understand and implement. Is Lean & Agile what… »
A college teacher in a school for higher education sent an email with best wishes for this last Holiday Season to all of his students. To his surprise, not a single one of them had actually seen, opened or read his warm greetings. Email’s best times may be over, and not only among students. Better… »
One major concern of companies engaging in Lean and Agile Project Management is how to combine the principle to always welcome changing requirements -even late in development-, with client demands for a fixed price. How can one possibly promise that?
Whether you’re on the love side or on the hate side towards Apple, and also if you don’t care, there’s a lot all project teams can learn from them. A couple of quite important things… the boys and girls from Cupertino simply got them right. In Steve Job’s biography -which now seems to sell almost… »