Learn why an insurance company’s analytics team manager selected Planview LeanKit to advance their IT operations processes and the benefits they’ve achieved so far.
Visualizing the work of an enterprise organization doesn’t have to be daunting. Up until now, we’ve spent a lot of time looking at how a well-planned Kanban design can empower IT Operations, making it easier for team members to complete tasks within their agreed-upon timeframes. As such, Kanban has proven itself to be an invaluable tool for team-based project management, giving managers more control over resources and capacity within their teams.
Any self-respecting professional likely thinks of themselves as being ‘good at change management’, but what does that mean exactly—especially in the context of an Agile project? Blending effective change management practices with Agile principles and practices can save organizations tremendous amounts of resources in both time and money, but incorporating the two requires precision, efficiency, focus, and flexibility. Here are some insights into how to practice effective change management in an Agile project.
Agile has become a hot topic in project management. Many top businesses around the world are interested in scaling Agile across entire organizations. But despite its recent surge in popularity, Agile is far from a new concept in project management. Officially created in 2001, Agile’s origins go back multiple decades and have been used to help teams succeed in fast-paced jobs where the nature of work is constantly changing.
If you’ve worked in management for some time, you’ve heard discussions around Lean methodology. It’s a popular business philosophy known for reducing waste and improving efficiency. But aside from being a popular buzzword, what is Lean? And more importantly, can it benefit your organization? The answer is, Yes. Lean Methodology can be used to improve the way your teams manage projects, collaborates, and deliver products.
Busy People Say “Yes” Haphazardly, Productive People Say “Yes” Deliberately. In order to enjoy the benefits Kanban has to offer, you need to follow a few guidelines regarding Kanban board design, so that they work as intended and improve the user experience. In this post, we’re going to look at some of those guidelines and how you can implement them into your project management strategy.
Although nearly every organization on earth is vying to increase its agility, not all are achieving that goal. In fact, according to a recent McKinsey Global Survey, organizational agility, which the firm defines as, “The ability to quickly reconfigure strategy, structure, processes, people, and technology toward value-creating and value-protecting opportunities,” is still elusive for most.