6 posts tagged with "sdlc"

Driving Adoption of Project & Program Methodologies, Templates, & Standards

Posted:November 17, 2018 | Tags: Agile, Project Management, Chad Greenslade, SDLC, Waterfall

By Chad Greenslade

 

I have often been asked how I have been able to drive adoption of project management methodologies, tools, and templates.  Below is a high-level strategy that you may find useful. 

 

How were you able to drive adoption of a project / program methodology templates & standards?

 

This is the whole stick and carrot analogy of getting folks to change behaviors.  In general, I have found that most folks buy into the concept of a uniform delivery methodology for projects...

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Lessons Learned from Agile Transformations: Part 1

Posted:December 8, 2018 | Tags: Agile, Project Management, Scrum, Chad Greenslade, SDLC

By Chad Greenslade

 

I have often been asked about my lessons learned in delivering Agile transformations.  Below is the first in a fifteen part series examining my lessons learned while instituting Agile concepts & practices.  I hope that these lessons help you on your journey to Agile nirvana.

 

Lesson 1: Identify the Agile Sponsor & Champion

 

Before you start your Agile journey, you must identify a Sponsor or a “champion” from the ranks of the executive team.  The Sponsor will be...

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Lessons Learned from Agile Transformations: Part 2

Posted:December 31, 2018 | Tags: Agile, Project Management, Scrum, Chad Greenslade, SDLC

By Chad Greenslade

 

I have often been asked about my lessons learned in delivering Agile transformations.  Below is the second in a fifteen part series examining my lessons learned while instituting Agile concepts & practices.  I hope that these lessons help you on your journey to Agile nirvana.

 

Lesson 2: Understand Common Reasons for Moving to Agile

 

I believe there are three (3) common reasons for moving to an agile delivery methodology.  These reasons have nothing to do with IT...

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Lessons Learned from Agile Transformations: Part 3

Posted:January 19, 2019 | Tags: Agile, Project Management, Scrum, Chad Greenslade, SDLC

By Chad Greenslade

 

I have often been asked about my lessons learned in delivering Agile transformations.  Below is the third in a fifteen part series examining my lessons learned while instituting Agile concepts & practices.  I hope that these lessons help you on your journey to Agile nirvana.

 

Lesson 3: Understand Expected Agile Benefits

 

Agile implementations produce benefits for both the team members executing agile and the managers of agile teams.  These benefits, however, can...

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Lessons Learned from Agile Transformations: Part 4

Posted:February 8, 2019 | Tags: Agile, Project Management, Scrum, Chad Greenslade, SDLC

By Chad Greenslade

 

I have often been asked about my lessons learned in delivering Agile transformations.  Below is the fourth in a fifteen part series examining my lessons learned while instituting Agile concepts & practices.  I hope that these lessons help you on your journey to Agile nirvana.

 

Lesson 4: Understand Common Environmental Constraints

 

There are some common organizational environmental constraints that you will encounter when moving to an Agile delivery model.  Each...

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