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Critical Chain Project Management

Paul DeLong - 02/28/19 10:38 PM

Recently we’ve had a number of questions regarding the management of critical resources across multiple projects. Here are some tips for ensuring...

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Lean Project Management Daily stand-up (scrum) meetings - Free Agenda

Paul DeLong - 02/28/19 04:54 PM

 

What is a daily standup or scrum meeting?

A daily standup meeting or scrum meeting is a daily, 15-min long meeting where each person spends a...

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Best Books on Lean

Elyssa Pallai - 02/28/19 03:35 PM

Here is our definitive list of the best books on Lean. The practices and methods discussed in these books include Lean product development, Lean...

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Risk Management Process

Eric Graves - 02/26/19 09:00 PM

Risk management has four steps. It is cyclical, and each risk, issue, question, and opportunity is put through the process as quickly as...

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Lean Project Management Shared Project Buffers

Paul DeLong - 02/25/19 01:15 PM

 

What is a shared project buffer?  

To accommodate for the uncertainty in the work estimates and the resource’s availability to do the work, the...

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Risk Drivers and 5 Whys

Eric Graves - 02/19/19 10:58 PM

Risk Drivers and 5 Whys

We begin the analysis phase and look at risk drivers and the 5 Whys technique - a simple and powerful technique for...

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Risk identification and risk capture

Eric Graves - 02/19/19 08:35 PM

Risk Identification and Capture

The first step in risk management is identifying risks and capturing them in a risk management spreadsheet. In...
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Lean Project Management Decentralized Project Planning

Paul DeLong - 02/19/19 05:37 PM

This is the ninth part in our in-depth series on Lean Agile project management.

We've covered a variety of Lean principles that have a direct...

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Risk Mitigation Strategy

Eric Graves - 02/19/19 05:30 PM

Risk Mitigation Strategy

In this post, we use a real life example--the risk of a product getting too hot--to demonstrate how to prioritize, manage...

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7 Benefits of Calculating the Cost of Delay

Elyssa Pallai - 02/12/19 04:53 PM

About 10 years ago, very few companies that we talked to knew what Cost of Delay was, much less what their own number was for any of their...

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Push vs. Pull

Eric Graves - 02/12/19 02:00 PM

 

What is Push vs. Pull?

What is the difference between push vs pull. In a pull system, teams pull tasks from the backlog. As oppose to a push...

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7 Proven Ways To Manage Tasks and Prioritize Work

Elyssa Pallai - 02/7/19 04:00 PM

Let’s face it, life is busy — at home and at work. Figuring out what tasks take priority can be a real challenge. The battle for our attention is...

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8 Types of Risk and Risk Management Investment

Eric Graves - 02/5/19 08:57 PM

8 Types of Risk 

In order to examine risk exposure and uncertainty in greater detail, let's look at the different types of risks --uncertain...

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Lean Project Management Resource Management

Eric Graves - 02/4/19 03:09 PM

 

Resource Management

This is the fifth part of our series on Lean Project Management. In this post, we look at resource management. 

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