Author Archives: Nikolay Tsonev

About Nikolay Tsonev

Proactive person, passionate about project management, digital transformation, growth hacking and entrepreneurship. Nick is enthusiastic about football, movies and watches.

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How Agile Transforms the Role of the Project Manager

As the Agile approach to managing projects is getting more and more popular, there is a growing confusion about the project manager’s role. What happens to it? With Agile heavily preaching shared leadership and responsibility, is the project manager in such an environment doomed?  Not at all. However, the PMs responsibilities change. Let’s find out […]

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Kanban Best Practices: Going From Zero to Hero

Talking about best practices in Kanban is a bit of a controversial topic. Why? You might ask. Well, because Kanban is not a framework and therefore there isn’t a single best way to do it. Instead, you start with what you do now and then gradually evolve. Every team is different, so their application of […]

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Kanban to the Rescue: Managing Multiple Projects in an Agile Environment

Managing projects is not an easy job. Having just one under your belt requires a lot of commitment to ensure its successful realization and delivery. However, what if you have to deal with numerous projects, often simultaneously? The traditional response to this question would be to create detailed plans for them beforehand and allocate resources […]

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Kanban Backlog: The Least Explored Corner of Kanban

Let’s start this article by first saying that according to Lean, maintaining an ordered list of ideas (backlog) is a waste. Why is it a waste? Well, simply because having an endless pool of ideas, always trying to refine and prioritize them takes time. What if they never get implemented? The answer is clear: wasted […]