managing multiple projects with kanban

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 […]

Project Management Issues

Defeating Project Management Issues without Fighting Them

Project management is a booming industry that is painfully imperfect. Although we see some improvement in recent years, still many project management issues remain unresolved, causing significant financial negatives.  When asked to name their biggest struggles, project managers point to the disconnect between planning and execution and miscommunication as leading causes of their problems. Further on, […]

Agile Portfolio Management - short and sweet introduction

Agile Portfolio Management – Short and Sweet Introduction

Looking at that title, the first thing that comes to mind is that it sounds like a paradox. The second is that this is going to be a really long article. But it isn’t. And it won’t. Agile portfolio management is not only possible, but it’s also both easy and effective. Traditional Portfolio Management Traditional […]

Kanbanizing the Waterfall

Kanbanizing the Waterfall

The traditional waterfall approach to building software (and other things) has been anathematized as being the worst thing that can happen to a company and has practically been banned from the industry for good. Its successor – agile has been discovered and promoted as the only way to do things properly. Is this applicable to everyone?

Are we seeing the end of Scrum

Are We Seeing the End of Scrum?

As Agile is outgrowing IT and the world starts talking about Business Agility, we see Scrum attempted in various setups – Marketing, Sales, Legal, Management. Although it can be technically used in such contexts, Scrum was invented to help software teams deliver software and as such, it dominated the industry. But the most recent State […]

7 Questions Before Moving from Scrum to Kanban

7 Questions Before Moving from Scrum to Kanban

Are you considering the move from Scrum to Kanban? Then you are among the growing number of teams looking for work clarity and productivity. To get there, you would want to answer 7 specific questions first. If you are still trying to understand the differences between the methods, check out our Scrum vs Kanban comparison […]