What Does VUCA Mean in the Context of Projects?

What Does VUCA Mean in the Context of Projects?

VUCA is a term that describes the unpredictable and rapidly changing nature of the modern business environment. VUCA is an acronym that stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity of general business conditions, market situations and world events. In this article, we will explore how VUCA affects products development in projects and how risk management […]

The ROAM Risk Model in Agile Projects and Its Deficiencies

The ROAM Risk Model in Agile Projects and Its Deficiencies

The importance of risk management in projects can not be emphasized enough. This seems obvious, but unfortunately most project managers or agile teams have not yet recognized this. In recent years, the ROAM Risk Model has become established in agile projects at team level, but also at higher levels in scaled frameworks, e.g. in SAFe. […]

How to Reduce Risks in Product Development

Companies that develop products often take considerable risks that can, for example, jeopardize the continued existence of the company. Developing innovative products in particular is a risky and uncertain process and many products fail, for example, due to feasibility or market acceptance. This uncertainty often leads companies to avoid taking risks—and if they do, they […]

How to Control Agile Projects – Monitoring and Control

How to Control Agile Projects – Monitoring and Control

You may wonder why project control is not a topic in agile projects. Even the well-known Scrum Guide does not mention this term. But I can already tell you that project control is also carried out in agile projects. Project control for agile projects is somewhat different from “normal” projects, because the Scrum team is […]

From Self-Organizing to Self-Managing Scrum Teams – What’s The Difference?

From Self-Organizing to Self-Managing Scrum Teams – What’s The Difference?

The Scrum Guide 2020 introduced several changes. Most of them are well understandable, and their sense and benefit is clearly recognizable. However, one adaptation is not so easy to explain and the benefit is not necessarily obvious. Self-organizing has been replaced by self-managing. Do you know the difference between these two forms of organization? This […]

the new Scrum Guide 2020 and the changes

The Scrum Guide 2020 and the Changes

On 18 November, the new Scrum Guide 2020 was officially released. With the new 2020 Version of the Scrum Guide, the Scrum community celebrates 25 years of Scrum. Dr. Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber, with contributions from the Scrum community, have made updates to make the Scrum Guide crisper, leaner and more transparent. In this […]