We’ve worked out Waypoint’s pricing policy: Waypoint will be free of charge for Lean and Agile Project Teams with up to 5 active team-members. For teams with more than 5 team members, we offer bundled packs of 10 users. Packs are available as monthly or annual licenses. Non profit organizations get a 50% discount. 0… »
Once you have done your User Story Meeting, Planning Poker and Collaborative Release Planning, it’s time to get to work. Your Team Members can simply start working on the User Stories due for the first Iteration. After all, most people who work in projects, are quite used to be let alone and to just do… »
It’s not that hard to try Lean & Agile Project Management within an organization. At least, if your team members are in an open state, understanding that their current practice of project management isn’t working anymore. In that case, you can simply start working differently. How? By just doing it: First a User Story Meeting,… »
During this first month of 2012, the Heyunka Team has been working on feedback from our beta testers. Lots of comments and suggestions have come in, many of those very valuable to further improve the Waypoint User Experience.
Why would Waypoint allow to add tasks with a maximum of 8 hours only? After all, in many organizations, it’s quite common to work more than 8 hours on a single task, or to have longer working days…
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… »