Mixing Heart of Agile and VUCA Prime to Enable Business Agility

In this blog, you'll learn how to use both Heart of Agile and VUCA Prime core values and principles to enable Business Agility. I'll begin by explaining the basics of Business Agility. Next, we'll look at how simple and powerful Heart of Agile is. Then, I'll talk about the VUCA Prime framework and its importance in our current way of life. Finally, you'll see how these three concepts are deeply connected when it comes to behaviors, practices, and tools.

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Takeaways from Agile Trends 2019

I just returned from São Paulo's 2019 Agile Trends conference, where experts on agile software development and Scrum project management shared their insights. Avenue Code was there to sponsor the event, speak at the event, and trade knowledge! Today, I'll recap one of my favorite workshops--"Agile Architecture Practices" by Eduardo Guerra--for everyone who couldn't be there with us.
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It's Time to Redefine Project Management

I’ve always wondered what it would be like if companies suddenly stopped hiring project managers. Would more projects fail? Would there be more chaos and confusion? Would developers or development managers make better project managers or be able/willing to fulfill that role? Are project management roles transforming into scrum master roles or a hybrid of both project manager and scrum master? Are projects completed more quickly with project management involvement?

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Project Management: The Art of Kung Fu

Having lived and breathed project management for the past 20 years at various clientele sites, I've come to believe that many of the principles of martial arts can be applied directly to project management.  In this blog, I will discuss how I was able to use these principles to successfully navigate a client environment from day one.

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Beyond Agile - Product-Driven Companies

In our last two articles, we differentiated outputs from outcomes and discussed strategies for focusing on outcomes. In this article, we'll discover how great Product Managers can improve your product process and guide your company toward achieving its goals. 
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