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Getting from an Idea to Actionable Backlog

The Gaps in Your Agile Methodology No One Talks About - Part 2 Where Do Stories Come From? Webinar Synopsis So, your boss instructed you to \"just write all the stories,\" but you have very...
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Dojo Discovery Sprint

Author: Kevin Burns, DevJam Dojo Coach with help from the Thomson Reuters’ Litigation Analytics dojo team. In the spirit of continuous improvement, we saw an opportunity to improve our dojo experience for teams that want...
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JIRA SAFe – The Easiest Way to Manage Work Across Project, Program, and Portfolio

In a busy Agile development environment, speed and efficiency are always welcome. Anything we can do to make our jobs a little easier, a little quicker, and a little less prone to interruption, the better....
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3 Essentials to Qualify for the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam

The (PMP)® certification is the most widely recognized project management credential you can obtain. But, as Spiderman learned, with great power comes great responsibility. That\'s why the PMI® insists that applicants meet certain necessary prerequisites...
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Why Quarterly Portfolio Planning is Better Than Annual

It’s quite common for companies to handle strategic planning on an annual basis, either on the calendar year or the fiscal year, or both. This made a lot of sense when business was more predictable...
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3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Scaling Agile

Scaling Agile can be the best thing your organization has ever done, or it can turn into a frustrating and difficult situation that costs a lot of time and money. To accomplish the former and...
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Which of the 3 SAFe Certifications is Right For You?

So you\'ve decided to explore official certification in Scaled Agile Framework for Enterprise (SAFe). That\'s awesome! You won\'t regret it. But, we\'re going to be perfectly honest with you. This is an investment in more...
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What to Look For in an Agile Project Management Tool

Managing projects is a tough job. There seem to be a million moving parts, reams of data to review, dozens of people to keep up-to-date, not to mention personnel and all the potential hazards lurking...
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Aligning Your Agile Portfolio With Organizational Strategy

Previously, we discussed the building blocks of organizational strategy: the mission statement, the vision statement, and the strategic objectives. But having that foundation laid doesn\'t automatically mean you\'re going to be working on the right...
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cPrime Portfolio Management Solution

C-Level Executives, PMO Directors, Product Managers, and others make critical decisions about where to invest an organization’s resources when developing products and services. Our Portfolio Management offerings provide simple and practical techniques for the effective...
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Get your Product Roadmap Back in the Green – March 2013

Get your Product Roadmap Back in the Green and Earn a Pot of Gold! Don’t leave product planning to luck. Let us help you get out of a pinch this St. Patrick’s day with a...
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Common Problems of Failed Projects

Project Management Solutions Do you see failing projects in your organization? Maybe you’re on a failing project right now? Read on to see what the five most common problems are and our steadfast solutions to...
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