Agile Project Delivery: The Value of Relationships Built On Trust

Matthew Segall, Dave Kearney and Anjan Chatterjee Agile, Agile Project Management, Best Practices, CFO, Collaboration, Finance, Leadership, Project Management, Software, Software Development, Team Management

For many businesses, executing on project delivery is like running an obstacle course full of endless challenges. One wrong move and scope expands, costs spike, or timelines extend. Suddenly, the project is off course, and teams fail to deliver. It’s an all-too-familiar scenario, yet one that can be easily avoided with teamwork.  In our last article, we introduced the idea …

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Agile Project Management vs. Lean Continuous Improvement: A Real-World Example

Dave Kearney, Susan Larson Bouwer and Anjan Chatterjee Agile, Agile Project Management, Best Practices, Leadership, Lean, Project Management, Software, Software Development, Team Management

Suppose you’re thinking of opening a restaurant. You’ll need to make a lot of smart decisions so that your establishment will achieve success. These choices include location, pricing, and cuisine—all of them will have a significant impact on your ability to succeed. To help with these decisions, you might first look at the community in which you’re thinking of locating …

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When Waterfall Wins: Picking the Best-Fit Project Management Approach

Michael Marmor, Dave Kearney and Anjan Chatterjee Agile, Agile Project Management, Best Practices, Leadership, Lean, Project Management, Software, Software Development, Team Management, Waterfall, Waterfall Project Managament

When you hire a team to create software for you, the amount of effort put into initial planning is often what determines the project’s ultimate success or failure. An essential yet often overlooked part of that planning is the methodology chosen to manage the project itself. As a formal discipline, project management has been around for generations. But radical new …