PM methodologies category

Scrum at Scale

Brief Summary Scrum at Scale is a framework developed by Jeff Sutherland. Jeff and Ken Schwaber created Scrum in 1990s. As the name implies, Scrum at Scale widens Scrum to apply across multiple teams. The focus is on coordinating and aligning all the work, while also allowing teams autonomy and flexibility. Like most other methodologies, […]

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Brief Summary Agile Project Management (AgilePM) is a framework developed by the Agile Business Consortium. As you would expect, coming from a group like that, it combines principles from Agile and project management to run projects in an agile manner. One of my issues with agile methodologies is that there’s no mention at all of

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Brief Summary Nexus was created by Ken Schwaber. I have his 2004 “Agile Project Management With Scrum” book around here somewhere. Ken is also a co-founder of Nexus is, as you would expect, an agile framework. It builds on Scrum principles to scale Scrum for multiple teams working on a single product. This is

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Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS)

Brief Summary In contrast to a more process-heavy methodology like Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), LeSS is a straightforward, minimalist agile framework that takes Scrum and scales it to multiple teams. It emphasizes simplification: do what is minimally necessary. The “LeSS approach” is to keep the simplicity of Scrum and add what’s needed to have larger

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Disciplined Agile (DA)

Brief Summary Disciplined Agile was developed by Scott Ambler and his team several years ago, and is gradually finding its way into organizations. It provides a toolkit that combines new ideas, ideas from earlier agile methodologies, and lean practices to facilitate using an agile aproach across the enterprise. It’s not “one size fits all.” Disciplined

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