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Adopting Agile Execution Doesn’t Necessarily Make Your Business Agile.

Written by Ben Chamberlain on April 21st, 2021 at 10:32 am

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It’s a familiar story.  You adopt Agile techniques to start delivering projects, and it seems to work well.  So, you start delivering more projects using Agile, and that works well too.  Sure, there are a few missteps and a few areas where it’s less successful, but you gloss over those, because, well, it’s Agile!  Over time, teams start to create custom processes, you lose any standardization that you may have had initially, and pretty soon, gaining any insight into what’s happening from the top-down becomes impossible. The classic story of the perils in trying to scale Agile.

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Gartner advises organizations to adopt Strategic Portfolio Management processes and technology

Written by Ben Chamberlain on September 23rd, 2020 at 9:56 am

A recent Gartner report offers insight into the evolving nature of PPM and the tools that program and portfolio management leaders need to effectively manage all work. This report is especially poignant to those who are tasked with driving digital transformation while also grappling with the associated challenges of managing work across a variety of tools and work styles.

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Microsoft’s Work Management Offerings Just Got More Interesting!

Written by Hubie Sturtevant on October 28th, 2019 at 12:08 pm

Microsoft’s robust selection of modern work management offerings just got a whole lot more interesting with the release of Project for the web. This exciting new, modern web-based task and project management solution provides an experience that supports co-authoring, interactive grid/board/timeline views and a whole lot more!

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