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  • E6D METHODS: Premier resource for training, coaching, consulting, and leadership.

    Mission: To help process managers be their best. E6S Industries strives to be the premier resource for expert training, coaching, consulting, and leadership in lean, six sigma, design thinking, and other continuous improvement methodologies.   We are dedicated to finding and shari...

    Tags: lean six sigma, project management, quality, business process, BPM, continuous improvement, lean design thinking, strategy and innovation, Lean, Six Sigma, Busibesa process, Continuos Improvement, Lean design, Lean thinking

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  • Kanban boards convert projects from circus to symphony

    Trying to manage a big project with a team can feel like running a circus. It’s hard to tame the tigers and herd the elephants while simultaneously balancing budgets and priorities on the high wire. It would be better if your team could work in concert, like the musicians in a symphony &md...

    Tags: Kanban, visual management, Human Resources, project management

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  • Fighting Entropy While Climbing the Project Management Mountain

    How many projects have inspired true certainty about the expected result only to fall victim to forces that drastically alter the outcome or delivery date. Here are 4 great tips to manage large projects toward excellent conclusions.  Original: http://www.kepner-tregoe.com/blog/fighting-...

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  • Where on the mountain do you start your projects?

    Lewis and Clark expedition and your next project—lessons in taking the right project approach. Original: http://www.kepner-tregoe.com/blog/where-on-the-mountain-do-you-start-your-projects/by: John AgerPosted: April 13, 2016, 6:00 am

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  • Making Release Frictionless, a Business Decision, Part 2

    In Part 1, I talked about small stories/chunks of work, checking in all the time so you could build often and see progress. That assumes you know what done means. Project “done” means release criteria. Here are some stories about how I started using release criteria. Back in the ...

    Tags: MPD, project management, agile, continuous integration, lean, small stories, transition to agile, value, version control

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  • Making Release Frictionless, a Business Decision, Part 1

    Would you like to release your product at any time? I like it when releases are a business decision, not a result of blood, sweat, and tears. It’s possible, and it might not be easy for you. Here are some stories that showed you how I did it, long ago and more recently. Story 1: M...

    Tags: MPD, project management, agile, continuous integration, lean, small stories, transition to agile, value, version control

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  • Pairing, Swarming, and Mobbing

    A colleague asked mobbing last week on Twitter. Here’s the short answer, including pairing so you can see everything in one place: Swarming has a WIP (work in progress) limit of 1, where the team collaborates to get the one item to done. Mobbing has a WIP limit of 1 for an entire team ...

    Tags: MPD, project management, agile, lean, mobbing, pairing, swarming, team, value

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  • Reflecting on a Work Anniversary

    I’ve been the technical editor for agileconnection.com for the past five years. It popped up to my LinkedIn network. Several people congratulated me on my work anniversary. I have learned many things in the past five years: Sometimes, people need “permission” to write what they ...

    Tags: MPD, writing, project management, results, retrospective

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  • Product Owners and Learning, Part 5

    When I think of POs and the team, I think of learning in several loops: The PO learns when the team finishes small features or creates a prototype so the PO can see what the team is thinking/delivering. The team learns more about its process and what the PO wants. If the Product Manager sees the ...

    Tags: MPD, product ownership, agile, lean, project management, small stories, value

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  • Product Owners and Learning, Part 3

    Part 1 was about how the PO needs to see the big picture and develop the ranked backlog. Part 2 was about the learning that arises from small stories. This part is about ranking. If you specify deliverables in your big picture and small picture roadmaps, you have already done a gross form of...

    Tags: MPD, product ownership, agile, lean, project management, small stories, value

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