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Paul DeLong

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Paul is the “the best part of training,” according to Playbook's clients. Paul hones his lean and agile skills mountain biking where no man has gone before!

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10 tips for running a daily standup meeting

Paul DeLong - 04/5/23 07:06 PM

Running a daily standup meeting seems pretty simple right? After all it’s just another meeting. Well not really. The daily stand-up process is...

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Playbook Academy: Free Lean Agile Training

Paul DeLong - 08/20/20 12:00 PM

At Playbook, our purpose is to ensure that you reach your goal of being on-time. In fact, Playbook Methods and our supporting software have been...

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How to Enable Remote Lean and Agile Teams

Paul DeLong - 03/27/20 11:00 AM

As engineers, we are adaptable by nature. We solve problems — that’s our job! And as we adapt to the new normal, we are all adopting new online tools...

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14 Tips for Working Remotely

Paul DeLong - 03/14/20 12:00 PM

At Playbook we’ve been working remotely since day one. But for some teams and team members--working remotely is uncharted waters.

So, we've put...

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How to Implement Rolling Wave Planning

Paul DeLong - 09/19/19 12:00 PM

A couple of weeks ago we discussed Rolling Wave Planning, what it is, and what the benefits are. This week we are going to discuss how to implement...

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Rolling Wave Planning - A Step-by-Step Guide

Paul DeLong - 08/15/19 11:50 AM

If you want your product development projects to run smoothly, you need to have a regular cadence for long-term planning, short-term planning, and...

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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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Daily Standup

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

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

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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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Decentralized Project Management

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 impact...

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7 Guidelines for Implementing Time-Blocking Effectively

Paul DeLong - 05/24/18 03:04 PM

What is time-blocking?

What is time-blocking? Time-blocking is effectively blocking time in your calendar dedicated to getting your work done. ...

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Prioritizing Hardware Projects at the Program Level

Paul DeLong - 10/12/16 06:21 PM

Prioritizing Projects at the Program Level

Have you ever imagined what it would be like working in a company where you were literally supporting 3 to...

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Lean and Agile Transformation

Paul DeLong - 08/18/16 04:30 PM

Let’s face it. No one likes change. Lean and Agile transformation isn’t for the weary or weak. It goes way beyond investing in Visual Project...

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Critical Chain Project Management - It's all about the team!

Paul DeLong - 07/26/16 04:30 PM

Great teams deliver great products. To win the game of product development, you need methods that inspire team thinking and teams that know how to...

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3 Tips for a Successful Lean Transformation

Paul DeLong - 06/23/16 04:41 PM

Whether you’re trying to quit biting your nails, snacking late at night, or transforming your culture to Lean, change is tough. For the latter it...

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