NOVEMBER. Lean Project Management: Processes – Sprint Review / Release Retrospective

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It’s about time we close working cycle times in our LPM project management. In the previous newsletter we described the evolution of sprint progress through the sprint planning and the daily meeting. We have not elaborated on how the release progresses since this is based on the progress of the Sprints that compose it. To conclude each of the sprints … Read More

OCTOBER. Lean Project Management: Processes – Sprint Planning Meeting / Daily Meeting

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In our news last month we explained that we would manage projects moving in cycles: Releases and Sprints. We also reviewed the Release Planning and how we developed the Release Backlog, which is the list of tasks to perform to achieve the Release. Going in detail into the Release, we see it is split in Sprints. These are short cycles … Read More

AUGUST. Lean Project Management: Kanban Board & Burndown Chart

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At this point in time during summer in the hot Spain, we should be enjoying icy drinks instead of talking about burn downs, but you already know what is our preferred recipe to manage innovation: discipline, discipline and discipline. Therefore we continue with our LPM series and its “burning” artifacts. First of all, and after talking in our July news … Read More

JUNE. Lean Project Management: Artifacts – Product & Sprint Backlog

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In the February newsletter we covered the LPM concepts of roles, artifacts and processes. Since then, we have discussed in detail the roles that play in this methodology. Now it is time to penetrate the artifacts. Artifacts are the tools used in order to support and facilitate how a Project is managed. We start with the two backlogs: the Product Backlog and the Sprint Backlog. A backlog is a list or … Read More