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Lean Portfolio Management

Lean Portfolio Management: Everything You Need to Know

Managing projects in an agile team isn’t an easy task. Whether it’s SAFe, LeSS, or scrum, the idea is to make the team’s goals easily achievable….

Lead Time vs. Cycle Time: What's the Difference?

Lead Time vs. Cycle Time: What’s the Difference?

A key part of effective agile software team leadership is focusing on the right metrics. There are lots of behaviors that you can measure, but knowing…

change control process

Change Control Process: An Overview and Three Concrete Steps

Nothing ever goes as planned. A statement most project managers hate to hear, yet sometimes it’s true even for projects that seem too easy to fail….

RAG status

RAG Status and Its Crucial Role in Organizational Leadership

The RAG status of a project or any of its milestones is the level at which resources, like money, time, and talent affect its expected success….

KPIs examples

KPI Examples: 12 Important Ones Across The Entire Org Chart

A key performance indicator (KPI) measures how effective a company’s efforts are at improving their chances of attaining targeted goals. Every time a new target is…

Time to Value

Understanding, Measuring and Improving Time To Value (TTV)

The aim of every business, product, or service is to provide value to its customers. The business value refers to the benefits or unique selling propositions…

Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management: The Battle-Tested Field Guide

Software projects differ from projects in other engineering disciplines. For instance, if you think about a construction project that’s late and off schedule, you’ll (rightfully) think…

Scrum Roles and Responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilities: A Guide To the Scrum Master Role

Have you been wondering whether it’s worthwhile to explore scrum for your business? Let’s discuss scrum in general and the roles and responsibilities of a scrum…

Plan-Do-Check-Act_ Understanding and Applying PDCA

Plan-Do-Check-Act: Understanding and Applying PDCA

The world of business transforms at the speed of light. Businesses try to define new processes and improve existing ones. However, what works and what doesn’t…

Tech debt

Tech Debt: A Thorough Explanation and Guide to Fixing It

Technical debt is an incredibly useful metaphor in software engineering. It can encourage meaningful conversations about the trade-offs and hard choices that are part of the…

Digital Transformation in Depth: A Savvy Leader’s Guide

Digital Transformation in Depth: A Savvy Leader’s Guide

Over the past decade, the term digital transformation has become a familiar buzzword, especially for “traditional” businesses. With cutthroat disruption from new technologies-based start-ups, businesses have…

Process improvement

Process Improvement: The Leader’s Manual for How to Achieve It

Just being a software engineering company isn’t enough nowadays. You need to be a high performing software company. But organizations often struggle to implement changes that…