In agile theory, you plan only one single sprint ahead. But as we all know — theory and practice don't always align. The sprint board is designed to overcome this potential limitation. This blog post deals with the idea of the sprint board and approaches on how you can make the best use of it in agile planning.
Nowadays, there are many different approaches to how to develop organizations agile. The philosophy is that agile working methods and agile organizational structures should always be striven for and ultimately considered to be "better." As for the so-called "agile transition," the same three observations or points as stated by those involved and affected, should always be mentioned again and again.
No matter how we twist and turn it, we live in a VUCA world. To ensure competitiveness, new or changed strategies, and business models are required and, ultimately, organizational changes. A process that can be understood as a transformation of the organization into a target state recommended to be carried out agile.
In order for your company to develop, new projects are definitely going to be started over and over again. This is exciting – and also a massive undertaking. It is not always easy to find a proper start. Fortunately, many companies are already using a tool that saves them a great deal of work in project management: their social intranet.
Management reporting is the primary source of information for all managers, stakeholders and decision-makers and therefore an essential success factor for every company. Naturally, digitization has also become an integral part of management reporting.
What is program management, what are the tasks of a program manager and how can you differentiate it from multi-project and portfolio management?
Design Thinking is a management tool that combines creative and analytical methods. It aims to release maximum creative potential among all stakeholders of an innovation project in order to systematically solve complex problems or tasks.
The term Kanban comes from Japanese and consists of the words "Kan" for visualization and "Ban" for card, document or board. The best-known Kanban element is probably the Kanban board.
The origin of agile methods (e.g. Scrum) lies in software development, where changes are often not only on the agenda, but can even represent a competitive advantage.
Agile methods - where they come from, what they can do and who they are (particularly well) suited for. Our new blog series introduces you to the most popular agile methods and their fields of application.
Everyone knows the well-known saying “nothing ventured, nothing gained”. But does that also apply in project management?
Learn in this article how to define project stakeholders, why stakeholder management is important and how to conduct an adequate stakeholder analysis.
The concept of Earned Value originates from financial planning and controlling but has also been used in project management for many years.
Milestones mark important dates within a project. Whether these dates are adhered to or postponed is visualized by the milestone trend analysis (MTA). These "colorful" lines are above all one thing: an important controlling and early warning instrument.
The Gantt chart or bar chart according to Gantt is one of the most popular methods for scheduling projects. What it can do and how it is created can be found here.
Everyone knows the feeling of standing in front of a task that is so big that you do not know where to start. The secret of successfully completing such a large task is to "break” that task “down" into smaller, easier-to-handle sub-tasks.
The project charter is the “green light” for the project. The moment a customer or client places the project order, the preparation phase ends and the implementation phase begins.
Can you imagine a marathon whose length and endpoint are unknown? Probably not. That's exactly why project goals are needed. How they are formulated correctly and why the right self-assessment is not only crucial in sports, read on here.
The importance of projects has steadily increased in recent years. In the business world, they are even considered crucial for the development of companies.
Projekte sind aus unserem Leben nicht mehr wegzudenken – ganz egal, ob im privaten oder beruflichen Umfeld, Projekte begegnen uns überall. Planen Sie bereits Ihren nächsten Urlaub, oder entscheiden Sie lieber spontan oder agil, wie es im Projektmanagement so schön heißt?