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Leyna O’Quinn

Sr. Content Strategist

Leyna O’Quinn is a Certified Scrum Master and Certified SAFe Agilist. She has been managing the Planview blog strategy for more than 7 years. She writes about portfolio and resource management, Lean and Agile delivery, project collaboration, innovation management, and enterprise architecture. She has more than 15 years of experience writing about technology, industry trends, and best practices. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Marketing.

Agile Program Management, Enterprise Agile Planning

Agile News: Articles and Videos for Your Fall Reading List

With the commencement of the fall season and the welcome change in weather, it’s time to curl up with your pumpkin spiced latte and tablet and catch up on the latest news in Agile. We’ve compiled a variety of newsworthy thought leadership content for your reading pleasure. Enjoy and happy reading! Agile Transformation and the...

Agile Program Management, Enterprise Agile Planning

Connecting International Teams Through Agile Program Management

Many organizations today deploy Agile in some capacity throughout their operations. More than 75% of organizations have stated that they have adopted Agile practices to accelerate their software delivery cycles. Although faster software deployment is a key benefit to embracing Agile, other teams within organizations like marketing and sales are adopting Agile to improve productivity....

Agile Program Management

3 Real-World Success Stories in Agile Program Management

Organizations achieving Agile at scale can deliver quickly against larger programs, initiatives, or strategies. Agile Program Management is integral to this, providing a better, more Agile way of managing the work of interrelated teams. Here are three short case studies describing how different organizations are scaling Agile using Agile Program Management – and reaping the...

Agile Program Management, Enterprise Agile Planning

Agile Program Management: How to Increase Agile Scaling Success [Video]

What is Agile Program Management and how can you use it to scale Agile successfully? Planview has created a short video introducing the topic. It sets the stage for our six-part guide, which is summarized below. First, scaling Agile means extending Agile principles beyond software development and IT to teams across the business, both vertically...

Agile Program Management, Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Agile News: Engaging Agile Articles to Add to Your Summer Reading List

Agile In the News Summer is upon us! Many of us are enjoying downtime at home. Although 2020 has not been the ideal year to travel or music festivals – you can still curl up with a tablet and read the latest Agile news. To that end, I’ve complied a reading list for all you...

Agile Program Management, Enterprise Agile Planning, Virtual Teams

Virtual PI Planning: Learnings and Best Practices from the Team [Videos]

In my last blog, Agile Transformation: Mid-Range Planning Videos, I shared videos from the team about Planview’s Agile transformation and PI planning journey. Like so many other businesses around the globe, we are adjusting to this new remote world.  As the business world continues to grapple with unprecedented change – it’s important to adapt to...

Agile Program Management, Enterprise Agile Planning, Lean Portfolio Management

Agile Planning Tool: Four Lean-Agile Use Cases

Agile has officially moved beyond independent application groups to play a critical role in managing work across the broader enterprise. As a result, organizations need Agile planning software that supports a variety of work methodologies and processes, such as Lean, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban, and even traditional project delivery. Whether your organization is new to...

Agile Program Management, Enterprise Agile Planning

Agile Transformation: Mid-range Planning [Videos]

Executives and team members offer perspectives Agile transformation is a journey. Planview has been on that journey doing mid-range aka PI Planning for more than a year. To help customers understand how far we’ve come, we conducted a series of video interviews with different people in the organization – executives, product owners, and team members...

Enterprise Agile Planning

Learnings from a Newly Formed Agile Team [Team Interview]

Like many organizations today, Planview has been on its own Agile transformation journey for more than a year now. As a seasoned member of the corporate marketing team and first-year Scrum Master, I’ve had the opportunity to see how “being Agile” has taken shape across the business and how adopting Agile principles has changed the...

Innovation Management

Innovation Management at Work: Real-World Use Cases

Global companies waste at least $100 billion dollars per year on innovation, according to an article in MIT Sloan Management Review. Somewhere between idea and implementation exist numerous points of failure. One of these is on the front end: Failure to engage employees, partners, and customers in your innovation management process. These are the people...