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Agile Project Management. Information Technology Project Management, Seventh Edition. Agile Project Management. “Gartner predicts that by the end of 2012, agile development will be used on 80% of all software development projects.” What does this mean? Why is it gaining popularity? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Agile Project Management

Agile Project ManagementInformation Technology Project Management, Seventh Edition1Agile Project ManagementGartner predicts that by the end of 2012, agile development will be used on 80% of all software development projects.

What does this mean?

Why is it gaining popularity?

Gaining ground in PM community with certificationsAPMG-InternationalPMI Agile Certified PractitionerCertified Scrum Master22Agile Makes Sense for Some Projects, But Not AllAgile will be seen for what it is and isnt . Project management organizations embracing Agile software and product development approaches will continue to grow while being faced with the challenge of demonstrating ROI through Agile adoption.*

When not to use Agile PM3*J. Leroy Ward, The Top Ten Project Management Trends for 2011, 24, 2011).3Agile Makes Sense for Some Projects, But Not All4*Fernandez & Fernandez (2009), Agile Project Management Agilism versus Traditional Approach, Journal of Computer Information Systems.

Goal(ends)Not Clear43Clear12ClearNot ClearSolution(means)4PM Network: At Odds?Myths surrounding Agile PM:

Agile is All or Nothing

Impacts are only felt in Development Dept.

PM Principles are at odds with Agile

55Manifesto for Agile Software DevelopmentWe are uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it. Through this work we have come to value:

Individuals and interactions over processes and toolsWorking software over comprehensive documentationCustomer collaboration over contract negotiationResponding to change over following a plan6*Agile Manifesto,

From: to the Scrum Alliance, Scrum is the leading agile development method for completing projects with a complex, innovative scope of work. (State of Scrum Report)8

8Primary RolesProduct ownerScrumMasterScrum team or development team

Other potential RolesStakeholdersAgile mentorScrum Roles9An artifact is a useful object created by people

Scrum artifacts include:Product backlogSprint backlogBurndown chartScrum Artifacts10Information Technology Project Management, Seventh Edition10Sprint planning sessionDaily ScrumSprint reviewsSprint retrospectivesScrum Ceremonies11Information Technology Project Management, Seventh Edition11Scrum FrameworkInformation Technology Project Management, Seventh Edition12

12Product BacklogFrom

13Sprint BacklogFrom

14Product vs. Sprint BacklogFrom

ItemProduct BacklogSprint BacklogLevel of detailLess detailedVery detailedEstimation unitsStory PointsHoursDocument ownershipProduct OwnerTeamRevisedWeeklyDailyDurationProjectSprintWorkbookProduct Backlog workbookIteration Backlog workbook

15Burndown Chart

16PM Network: Agile to the RescueHow was this an Agile Project?

What does Holacracy mean in projects?

What were some of the roadblocks to using Agile methodologies in Chile?Information Technology Project Management, Seventh Edition1717Agile, the PMBOK Guide, and a New CertificationThe PMBOK Guide describes best practices for what should be done to manage projects.Agile is a methodology that describes how to manage projects.The Project Management Institute (PMI) recognized the increased interest in Agile, and introduced a new certification in 2011 called Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP).Information Technology Project Management, Seventh Edition1818