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Project Portfolio Management

Getting Started with Project Scoring

Scoring projects is an easy way to identify high value projects and push them to the front of the line, keeping your organization working on the highest priority initiatives at all times. But you might be surprised at how little of organizations are actually doing it in practice. In our latest Project and Portfolio Management...

Project Portfolio Management

Win the Race: Deliver the Greatest Impact with Continuous Planning [Video]

Let’s face it, the annual plan is a lot like making a New Year’s resolution to exercise more – It’s a great idea but not always realistic. Just like in business, you may establish a plan to run a marathon. Throughout your training, things happen. You miss training workouts, priorities with family, and other obligations...

Work Management for Teams

Exploring LeanKit APIs with Postman

There’s a wealth of information available to every LeanKit user through the use of the LeanKit Application Programming Interface (API). The API can be used to extract status information for a custom report, automate routine tasks such as moving or updating a card, synchronize data with another system, and many other useful tasks. However, if you’ve...

Work Management for Teams

What’s New: Connect Your Cards on the Same Board

You can now connect interdependent work items on the same LeanKit board. This helps teams break down work so they can deliver value in smaller, faster increments — without losing sight of the bigger picture. You can decompose your work as granularly as you need. Agile teams, for example, may use epics, stories and tasks, while...

Innovation Management

Innovation is Change

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Braden Kelley. Can you think of a single innovation that didn’t change something? I didn’t think so. Innovation is change, or at least, innovation requires change. In my role as an innovation keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, I recently led a German-based industrial company’s North American IT...

Work Management for Teams

The Misaligned Middle: Getting IT Managers On Board with Change

People are talking about the misaligned middle. How can it be that executives understand the value of emerging practices in IT Operations, such as Lean and DevOps, and individual contributors in the trenches get it, but the middle managers just don’t seem to? Are they unaware? Stubborn? Is it learned helplessness? Sandwiched between leadership and individual contributors,...

Work Management for Teams

3 Questions Every IT Ops Person Hears (And How to Answer Them)

Hello, my name is Geoff Craig and I am an Automation Engineer here at LeanKit. In my previous life, I worked in IT Operations for numerous companies, large and small, on projects of varying complexity. In every IT Operations group that I’ve worked with, there were always competing priorities from different parts of the business....

Innovation Management

2016 Ignite Summit: Announcing Speakers from Pfizer, CH2M on Innovation

With just 79 days left until this year’s Spigit Ignite Summit, we’re excited to announce our first round of top-notch speakers. Last year, over 140 leaders from globally recognized companies like IBM, AT&T, MetLife, Cigna, PwC, Unitedhealth Group, Siemens, Estee Lauder and more gathered at our Boston Summit to share new ideas, challenges, and findings resulting from...

Project Portfolio Management

Five Resolutions for the Modern Project Manager

Now that the holidays are in the rear view mirror, January is over, and the Superbowl is in the air, it’s time for project management professionals to buckle down and focus. Many of you have already missed your resolutions or are off to a bad start (guilty as charged here), but it isn’t too late...

Innovation Management

A Warm Welcome to Larry Freed, New Spigit Board Member!

The team at Spigit is excited to share that Larry Freed, CEO and Managing Partner at 2nd Stage Partners, has joined our Board of Directors! A Legacy of Success Before joining 2nd Stage, Larry was CEO and Founder of Foresee, a SaaS customer experience analytics company. Mr. Freed grew Foresee from founding to over 600...