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Agile Project Management with Scrum – Ken Schwaber

Agile Project Management with Scrum As one of the original signatories on the Agile Manifesto, Ken Schwaber has been at the heart of the Agile movement since its inception. With over 30 years of experience in Software development, Schwaber has … Continue reading

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Irresistable Force meets Immovable Object

This is one of those ‘tree falling in the woods’ philosophical conundrums which looks great on paper or at some party, but gets a bit out shape when you hit the real world. To be the pedant – which I … Continue reading

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The Frayed Ends of Sanity

A complex project with a rapidly changing dynamic ecosystem is basically borderline chaotic. As a PM, how do you measure progress in this ‘complex’ area? The graph I’ve posted is from Ken Schwaber’s book on Agile Project Management and is … Continue reading

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When the chickens start to squawk

A Pig and a Chicken are walking down the road. The Chicken says: “Hey Pig, I was thinking we should open a restaurant!” Pig replies: “Hmm, maybe. What would we call it?” The Chicken responds: “How about ‘Ham’N’Eggs’?” The Pig … Continue reading

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Is RUP Agile, Waterfall, or a nice little revenue stream?

IBM’s Rational Unified Process is an “an iterative software development process framework” according to a number of sources and books. On the surface, it seems to be a perfect balance between getting Agile processes on the ground and removing the … Continue reading

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