Project Scheduling Best Practices in an Agile Environment

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This is the second article in a series on project scheduling best practices. The first article, GAO Scheduling Best Practices, can be found here. With the growing adoption of Agile project management methodologies, many organizations now employ some combination of traditional project management and Agile project management tools. While Agile … [Read more...]

The Diversity of Scrum Today

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Scrum is a framework for developing and sustaining complex products. While traditionally used for software development, many other industries and professionals are now recognizing the value of Scrum. A recent survey, The 2015 State of Scrum Report, suggests that Scrum is growing in popularity among various industries and is being used in a … [Read more...]

Four Best Practices for Agile Commitment and Collaboration

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This is the 2nd article in a series on best practices for Agile implementation in the Federal Government. Although progress has been made in identifying Federal IT investments with opportunities for cost savings, there is still much work to be done. The Federal Information Technology 2014 Budget Priorities report indicates that total IT Federal … [Read more...]

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A fast and easy guide to Agile/Scrum principles for any organization The philosophy of Agile is to collaborate as much as possible with your teams and clients to build quality products that ship early and often, while learning and re-learning as you go. The Scrum approach organizes business priorities around short team sprints that yield … [Read more...]