Agile and Scrum methodologies are helping software organizations stay competitive by delivering products more frequently and with significantly higher quality. Making the switch to agile development also challenges traditional notions of project management, introducing new ways of managing time, cost and scope. Learn how to successfully manage agile projects with the resources below.
For project managers, success transitioning to agile depends on acquiring the skills to plan a project throughout its lifecycle rather than just at the onset. Project managers need to consider new ways of understanding project control and risk. With these additional skills at their disposal, agile and Scrum project managers can deliver greater value to the business in the face of uncertainty and change.
How to transition from traditional to agile projects
Insight into working with an agile or Scrum team
Best practices for agile planning, scheduling and managing
About the Author
Written by Mike Cottmeyer, an agile consultant, trainer and evangelist at www.leadingagile.com. Mike has 20 years of experience leading IT initiatives using a combination of traditional, agile, Scrum and lean project management best practices. Mike is a certified PMP Project Manager and a certified ScrumMaster. He co-created the DSDM Agile Project Leader certification and holds Foundation, Practitioner, and Examiner level certificates. Mike is an honorary member of the DSDM Consortium and a founder of the Lean Software and Systems Consortium. Mike speaks internationally on the topic of Agile Project Management, and writes for several blogs.