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The very heart of being agile

The heart of agile – it’s very essence – is the principle that the best solutions come from exploring the evolving solution with the customer, rather than specifying it all up front and presenting them with the solution at the … Continue reading

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The daily stand-up – crisis management tool?

Many years ago, when I was working as a project manager in a large corporate environment on PRINCE2-governed projects, I once had the misfortune to report a project as RED on the old Red, Amber, Green status report (I can’t … Continue reading

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Atern principle 7 – Communicate continuously and clearly

What is the common thread in the following list of oft-cited causes of project failure? * Unclear goals and objectives * Poorly explained requirements * Lack of user involvement * Scope creep Yep – poor communication. It is not the … Continue reading

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