In many companies SharePoint and often Confluence are in use. They are probably the most used software tools in projects. One question I often hear is: Which is the better tool for projects and to support project management, Confluence or SharePoint? There is no clear answer to this from my point of view. It all […]
Tag Archives: Agile Project Management
How to Develop and Deploy Software in Agile Projects Faster with DevOps
The term DevOps can be seen more and more often. Do you know what it means? DevOps was developed in the last years with Agile Software Development. The ever shorter market cycles of software products demanded an ever more efficient software development, but also a faster and more frequent deployment. In this article, you will […]
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
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 […]
What is a Minimum Marketable Product in Agile Product Development?
If you want to develop and launch a new product, you need to be able to look into the future and anticipate what will be trending and what customers will be eager to buy in a few months. But very few of us can look into the future or do lengthy market and customer analyses. […]
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 Self-organizing has been replaced by self-managing.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 […]
Do You Really Know the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) in Agile Projects?
Developing new, innovative products is risky, and such projects often fail. In this context, the method with the Minimum Viable Product (MVP) has successfully established itself, especially in agile software development. Do you know what an MVP is, why and how it is created and how it is used correctly? If not, then this article […]
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 […]
How to Write and Apply Successfully User Stories in Scrum
You have probably heard the term “User Story” already—especially if you have already been involved in agile projects. If you still have little experience in agile project management, then this article is just right for you. Here I explain in detail what User Stories are and how they are created and documented. Read on and […]
How to Manage Risk in Agile Projects
In my opinion, Risk Management is one of the most neglected topics in Agile Projects. In an earlier article, I showed you why Risk Management is also necessary for Agile projects. In this article, you will learn how to implement Risk Management in Agile projects, and what you need to pay attention to. Every Scrum Master, […]