Using agile in project management

As a project manager, I have delivered many complex initiatives, from re-platforming a consumer products website to doubling the size of a line of business. My most successful projects have one thing in common; I used an agile approach to deliver them.

What is an Agile Project Manager

. If you Google "Agile Project Manager" you'll find a lot of stuff out there, much of which is inconsistent. Watch this video with Professional Scrum Trainers Jason Malmstadt, Greg Crown, and Robert Pieper to find out more what is meant by the term "Agile Project Manager". .


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How to Be a Better Project Manager (or just run better projects)

Let's Grow Leaders

Don’t let these common project management mistakes. Every week we talk with deeply committed, human-centered project managers frustrated with their lack of influence. They yearn to be a better project manager, but something’s not quite clicking.

[VLOG] Project Management vs Product Management

When I work with organisations who use Scrum, I often see Scrum being used as project management method. So I made this video that visualises the difference between project management and product management and how Scrum should be used using product lens. Hey folks.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Project Management for Healthcare Information Technology

Agile Alliance

Scrum Master vs Project Manager: What’s the Difference?

. Robb: Greg, let's talk about Scrum Masters and how they're not actually considered Project Managers in Scrum. Scrum done right there is no Project Manager because the team manages the project or manages the work that gets done collectively.

[VLOG] Does the Scrum Team Need A Project Manager?

I often get questions regarding the position of project manager in Scrum. In today's video I map some project management activities to the accountabilities in Scrum to give you an overview how project management activities are embedded in the Scrum team already.

Agile Project Management

Agile Alliance

?-driven project management: when is the optimal time to give up?

Erik Bernhardsson

It's your friendly project management theorician. You might remember me from blog posts such as Why software projects take longer than you think , which is a blog post I wrote a long time ago positing that software projects completion time follow a log-normal distribution.

Process, Product, and Profitability: Everything You Need to Know

Speaker: Michael Cardy - Red Hat Chief Strategist, Jason Tanner - CEO of Applied Frameworks, and Mike Mace - VP of Market Strategy at UserTesting

Join us to learn how companies mitigate risks through usability testing and real-time qualitative feedback from customers to efficiently launch and develop digital products.

AI In Project Management


Read Ronald Schmelzer’s article in Forbes focusing on how AI is being used to transform project management. Ever since humans have had people and projects to manage, we’ve had challenges keeping the projects on time, on budget, and people on task.

Agile Q&A: How Can Project Managers Adjust for Agile?

Agile Alliance

Learn how project managers accustomed to a more traditional software development environment can adapt to a more Agile approach in this post from the Agile Alliance blog. People project management

5 Tips for Successful Project Management

Strategy Driven

Project management in business can be challenging and so hiring someone who knows what they’re doing and having the right tools in place can make a big difference between your project being a success or a flop. Hire a Project Manager.

Agile Product and Project Management: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building the Right Products Right

Agile Alliance

The post Agile Product and Project Management: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building the Right Products Right first appeared on Agile Alliance. Whether you are a CEO or a student, this book will take you from Agile delivery to team topology and product-market fit.

Top 5 Project Management Tools in 2021

Modus Create

Project management software includes a broad spectrum of tools. To know which project management tool your team should consider, you need to understand what collaboration challenges you are experiencing. It later introduced project management for non-IT teams as well.

Clubhouse Becomes Shortcut to Transform Software Project Management

Shortcut, formerly known as Clubhouse Software, today announced that its project management software for software development teams has been expanded to include additional workflow capabilities.

Project Management – How the discipline is evolving

Agile Alliance

All the world is saying that Project Management is changing. It is true: See how the Standard for Project Management has been transformed by the Project Management Institute that published it for exposure in January 2020!

LinearB Looks to Automate DevOps Project Management

LinearB today unveiled a namesake tool that automatically constructs and visualizes detailed progress timelines without requiring DevOps teams to rekey data into a separate project management application. Blogs DevOps Toolbox automation devops devops tools project management

5 Mistakes that Will Derail Your Credibility as a Project Manager

Let's Grow Leaders

Whether you’re a professional PMI certified project manager or juggling projects on top of your day job, you know your credibility matters — a lot. The post 5 Mistakes that Will Derail Your Credibility as a Project Manager appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Project Management project management project manager stakeholder

5 Project Management Lessons from Walking Across Spain


Whether it’s knowing what you need and what you don’t on a project or knowing how to manage conflict effectively, a long 500 mile stroll can help you build these skills. Books Business Toolkit Entrepreneur Leadership Project Management

Project Manager vs Scrum Master - Stop Comparing

Difference between project manager and scrum master. This is very popular comparison but why do we compare and what goes behind this comparison? These are 2 different roles originated from 2 different process frameworks. It is like goalkeeper in football vs full-back in Rugby.

LinearB Aligns with Clubhouse to Advance Project Management

LinearB, a provider of an analytics application for software delivery projects, announced today it has allied with Clubhouse, a provider of a project management application that includes built in collaboration tools.

Clubhouse Aims to Simplify Software Project Management

Clubhouse Software today announced it is adding a Clubhouse Iterations module to its project management application to make it easier to plan sprints involving product and software engineering teams. Mitch Wainer, chief marketing officer for Clubhouse Software, said Iterations will be included as part of its project management application service, which aims to bridge the […].

5 Project Management Skills Every Developer Should Have

The days of the siloed project manager and “skilled” development team are becoming a thing of the past, thanks to the increasing complexity of dev projects. The post 5 Project Management Skills Every Developer Should Have appeared first on

Use These Strategies for Better Project Management

Strategy Driven

Every project manager has preferred tools and methods for completing an assignment. As you sit down to start your first, tenth, or even eightieth project, take the time to evaluate the system you use and look for areas to improve. Do other teams depend on the project?

Project Management: How to Hold the Best Accountability Conversations

Let's Grow Leaders

Project management isn’t for the faint of heart. You’re pressured from above to produce results and from below to cultivate relationships with your project teams. The post Project Management: How to Hold the Best Accountability Conversations appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Communication Winning Well accountability conversations project management

How to Run a Better Project: A Communication Tool For Project Managers

Let's Grow Leaders

Whether you’re a PMI certified project manager working to spearhead several large-scale projects, or a manager balancing a critical project while still doing your day job, you know the importance of communication. The post How to Run a Better Project: A Communication Tool For Project Managers appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Project Management Winning Well PMI certification project management project managers

Product Manager vs Project Manager: Is there a difference?


Defines product launch: Amongst the many product launches that might be happening at the same time, a product manager prioritizes products according to the success ratio, project requirements, and revenue. Product manager skills. Product manager challenges.

Six Reasons Even the Best Project Managers Fail

Let's Grow Leaders

The project is mission critical, and complicated with lots of moving parts across departments. You’ve assigned your rock star, PMI certified project manager to shepherd the process and the project is way behind schedule. Project Management Winning Well PMI certification project managersShe’s frustrated, you’re one missed deadline away from frantic, […].

What Is a Technical Project Manager?


Surging demand for Technical Project Managers has raised some important questions for PMs in software development. What are the responsibilities and expectations associated with this role? And just how technical is “technical

Scrum Master vs Project Manager — An overview of the differences.

What are the differences between a Scrum Master and Project Manager? Isn’t a Scrum Master some kind of an Agile Project Manager? There is almost no overlap between the role of Scrum Master and the position of Project Manager. What is a Project Manager?

Automate Your Way to Better Project Management


Software automation tools can help project managers streamline tasks that distract from more crucial responsibilities. We took a deep dive into Jira’s automation capabilities and asked Toptal project managers for their thoughts on how to best automate workflow

Anaxi Delivers Project Management App for DevOps

Anaxi, a provider of project management software designed specifically for DevOps teams, has made its web application generally available. The web application complements an existing iPhone application, while an Android version of the company’s project management application is still under development. The post Anaxi Delivers Project Management App for DevOps appeared first on

Demystifying Crucial Phases of Project Management

With competition becoming more intense for development companies, project management is becoming a more integral part of every project. It’s no longer limited to the actual creation of a new project. With so many moving parts, it’s difficult to understand all of the important phases of project […]. The post Demystifying Crucial Phases of Project Management appeared first on

Scrum Master vs Project Manager: How are they different?


Scrum Master and Project Manager profiles are quite distinct though most of the people get confused. Its lessons can be applied to all types of teams and describes roles, meetings as well as tools that help to structure and manage teams. Role of a Project Manager.

Change Management: How Scrum is different from Traditional Project Management


Change is inevitable in all projects. However, the approach to managing changes differ in traditional Project management methods and Scrum. Change management in traditionally managed projects is closely related to Configuration Management.

The Best 32 Project Management Tools 2020 [Unbiased]


In this robust piece of content, I’ll talk to you about the top project management tools today. We’ll take a look at the best 32 PM apps: The most popular project management tools. Brand new project management tools. Construction project management tools.

The Most Successful Project Managers Do This

Clinton M. Padgett

This one trait will determine the success of any project manager responsible for any project. Effective project managers have to be able to communicate with all types of people – because that’s just what they’ll get on their team.


Clint Padgett – Project Success