If you have a cheerleading manager (or, worse, if you are a cheerleading manager) in a troubled organization, then your team is likely missing its purpose. Replace those cheers with transparency, and you might be surprised by the solutions your team will come up with.
Business analysis is only as good as the quality of the data. If the testing process is weak and the data quality and data integrity tests are suspect, then the business could be at risk. Learn how to get the most out of your data, warehouse, and business intelligence testing.
Erich Knausenberger and Raj Shah examine the challenges of implementing earned value management and program management to implementing agile for government IT. Then, the authors propose a “blended-approach” by which government and other large entities can address these and other challenges.
Joe Farah often writes about ALM relative to agile. In this article, he lays out his views on the Agile Manifesto specifically. From collaboration and clear communication to the focus on individuals over tools, Joe covers what works, and what he thinks could work better.
Many small teams are successful at implementing DevOps practices such as continuous integration. However, enterprises may find implementing DevOps best practices to be much more challenging. This article will help you understand how to be successful implementing DevOps in the enterprise.
Mark Balbes presents a framework for agile project management’s critical techniques. These techniques are required for successful agile development, where rapid requirements changes can be followed through with rapid development changes.
Increasing the amount of time someone spends on work does not directly result in better work. In fact, depending on the person, the opposite may be the case—spending less time at the office may improve the results. Johanna tackles myths of measuring work by time.
Just because an organization has the ability to deliver fast doesn't mean the final product will be valuable, useful, or needed. Todd Olsen explains five tips to help increase your chances of delivering the right product.
Your clients may not understand why you follow certain practices as a project professional. They may encourage you to take shortcuts that they believe will save time, money, and difficulty. You know better, but how can you convince them?
The ability to give honest, effective feedback to someone is important. Equally important is the ability to hear and understand that feedback. Learn how to use good feedback to build a stronger team.
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