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A Project Manager's Guide to Digital Transformation

by Vytas Butkus

89% of organizations adopted or have plans to adopt a digital-first strategy in 2018. Digital transformation requires both a cultural shift and a restructuring of products and services around new digital capabilities. Project managers are some of the most important people on the tactical level during a digital transformation.

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Project Management Tools Comparison: Jira vs. Trello vs. MS Project vs. Basecamp vs. Asana vs. Wrike

by Vytas Butkus

Project management software comparison websites list about 600 different project management tools and choosing the right one can be head-spinning. We provide a list of 6 essential PM tools and insights on which types of projects they are most suited for.

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The Project Management Blueprint Part 2: A Comprehensive Comparison of Waterfall, DAD, SAFe, LeSS, and Scrum@Scale

by Darren Hagman

Agile has become the mainstream approach to software delivery recently due to the popularity of Scrum and Kanban. However, many problems arise when project managers try to scale traditional agile frameworks to larger groups of people. A lot of companies revert to waterfall framework while others use hybrid methodologies like DAD, SAFe, LeSS, or Scrum@Scale.

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What Does an Agile Coach Do and How Can You Become One?

by Vytas Butkus

The role of Agile coach has been gaining popularity in recent years. In this article, we will talk about the different types of Agile coaches and their responsibilities. We will discuss how to effectively work with them as a project manager and give suggestions to PMs who want to become Agile coaches themselves.

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A Complete Guide on How to Seamlessly Take Over an Existing Project

by Luciano Castro

As project managers, we are sometimes tasked with taking over a project in progress. In this guide, we will outline how to execute a seamless project takeover. Use the included checklist for your upcoming projects.

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The Project Management Blueprint Part 1: A Comprehensive Comparison of Agile, Scrum, Kanban, and Lean

by Darren Hagman

Have you ever wanted to have all of the Software Development Methodologies explained in one place? If so, here is an ultimate blueprint about what is Lean, Agile, Scrum and Kanban. This is the first part of the series where we explain all the different methodologies used in Software Development.

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5 Indispensable Qualities of Top Project Managers

by Miroslav Anicin

Top PMs are always in demand in organizations around the globe. This is a list of some really useful habits Top PMs possess. Hopefully, they will help you to become one or check if you already have these habits at your disposal.

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You Need a Hero: The Project Manager

by Ethan James

For every tech project or business, there's inevitably the “client” and the “programmer”. Sometimes they make it work between themselves, but often someone has to step in to establish the ground rules, keep everyone honest, and facilitate communication between all parties. This someone, this hero, is the project manager. In this entertaining article, Ethan James gives his insights as to why you, the developer, and you, the client, should invest in a project manager... or at least employ the techniques outlined.

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Agile, Scrum, and Kanban: What the Heck Do These Words Really Mean?

by Goran Prijic

When a software developer hears news about a "new JavaScript framework" or a "new IDE," he doesn't need to ask more questions to clarify what it's about. But if he hears about a "new agile framework," he will likely do the Homer-Simpsonian nodding, pretending that he knows what it's about, but he will have one, and only one, question: _"What the heck does 'agile framework' mean?"_ In the modern software development environment, we increasingly hear words like "agile," "scrum," and "kanban," and they are often used improperly. In this article, I'll try to explain and to clarify some of these terms.

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