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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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Lean Culture – The Key to Lean Operations

The culture of the company is the personality of your organization. It defines how people will interact and communicate with each other and how work will get done. That is why it can support the performance of the company, but it can also harm it.  Make no mistake, every organization develops a culture, regardless if […]

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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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Agile Mindset – Understanding the Logic over Following Rules

Agile mindset is one of the many terms in the Agile world that a lot of us probably understand differently. Despite the various interpretations, there is a consensus that an agile mindset embraces iteration, collaboration, proactiveness, and change. It prioritizes customer value and favors constant learning through experiments.  By definition, a mindset is “a person’s […]

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Enterprise Kanban – End to End Optimization for the Whole Organization

First of all, we want to thank Colleen Johnson for writing this insightful piece of content on the enterprise kanban topic for our blog. She sent it to us a while ago, and since then, the topic is generating a lot of interest. So we decided to refresh this blog post, and here it is. Enjoy it! The […]

Resource Management Definition

What is Resource Management?

Resource management is the practice of efficiently managing an organization’s resources. Resource management includes planning, scheduling, and allocating financial, inventory, workforce, technology, and other resources in the most effective way possible. The practice allows reaching maximum efficiency by meaningful utilization of the company’s resources. Why Is Resource Management Important?  Resource management is an integral part […]