A STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT

A STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Project management is not as simple as just creating a plan and executing it. There are many other things that you have to take into account: managing a team, communicating well, delivering a product, tracking progress, assess risks… But how do we combine all of that with agile? Is planning compatible with agile? Here you will find a step by step guide so that you can project manage like a pro using agile. These are…

HOW TO HIRE FOR AGILE TEAMS

HOW TO HIRE FOR AGILE TEAMS

It can be quite hard to hire the right people. People expects you to do it right otherwise it will cost the company a lot of time and money. No pressure. Companies usually hire for these reasons: – To decrease time to market – To solve a problem – To increase revenue And they often use a traditional approach to hiring: The interview. This is how it usually goes: Candidates will have an interview either…

HOW TO PLAN YOUR PROJECT USING AGILE

HOW TO PLAN YOUR PROJECT USING AGILE

When you develop software, one of the best methodologies you can use is Agile. It is broadly used in the digital industry and somehow everyone wants to go Agile. Believe it or not Agile can also be applied to other projects. It doesn’t matter if it’s not software, you can take an agile approach to almost anything. I always say that Agile is more of a mindset than a methodology. It has to sink into people’s…

HOW TO HAVE BETTER RETROSPECTIVES

HOW TO HAVE BETTER RETROSPECTIVES

When working in an agile environment, feedback from clients and users is one of the things you need to have to continue developing your product. The same way your product gets feedback, your team should get feedback too. A common practice of agile teams is to have a meeting after each sprint. This meeting is called Retrospective. It allows the team to examine the sprint process and to inspect how the last sprint went regarding…

ASSESSING & IMPROVING TEAM’S PERFORMANCE

ASSESSING & IMPROVING TEAM’S PERFORMANCE

Have you ever felt that your team should get more work done by the end of each sprint? Is that all they can do or are they being lazy? This is a very common worry among managers that I have also experimented it myself. In today’s post I will show you a few things you can do to improve your team’s performance. But before we start, I want you to keep in mind the following: You should not…