Agile Program Management

Agile Program Management enables teams and teams of teams to deliver value together. It is the practice of visualizing, planning, coordinating, and delivering your organization’s biggest initiatives quickly, effectively, and with clear visibility into the value delivered. Agile Program Management provides structure for teams to practice Program Increment (PI)/Quarterly planning, map dependencies between each other, coordinate and manage how their work gets delivered within the team, across multiple teams and across the entire organization. It enables teams to connect their tool of choice into a program or teams-of-teams board with ease – enabling them to continue delivering value without disruption.

Focusing on Customer Value with Agile Program Management

Virtually all major corporations today use Agile in some capacity to accelerate value delivery. With more organizations needing to find solutions that enable faster value returns, Agile Program Management has quickly become a central practice in many businesses. In the recent webinar Aligning Around Customer Value: From Outputs to Outcomes Are you really Agile or...

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 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 Transformation: Cprime and Planview Partner to help Customers Increase Agile Success

Many organizations are racing to become Agile. Research indicates that Agile transformation can have a powerful impact a company’s bottom line. The benefits are clear – companies are experiencing better collaboration, heightened productivity, and improved decision making. However, Agile transformation does not happen overnight. It takes planning, coordination, collaboration, training, and know how – at...

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 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 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...

Scaling Agile with Kanban

Scaling Agile helps organizations change the way they plan and deliver value to the customer. It allows them to shift to market changes more rapidly and ultimately helps to prime the organization for embracing new ways of working. All of these benefits can help to increase the self-sufficiency of teams across the organization while increasing...

Experience the Scaled Agile Difference

This is the third installment in a series of posts about the benefits of scaled Agile. If you haven’t read the first two posts, click through the links below to catch up on anything you missed: Part 1: 3 Key Shifts Necessary for Scaling Agile Part 2: Realizing the Benefits of Agile at Scale In...

3 Key Shifts Necessary for Scaling Agile

With the blistering pace of technological, economic, and socio-political changes, it’s clear that enterprises have to change—not just in the products and services they provide, or the platforms through which they provide them—but also in the way they plan, fund, and execute work. For many, this change means scaling Agile. The firms that have thrived...