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What Is The Difference Between Sprint and Scrum?

What is the difference between Sprint and Scrum? If you are new to project management, you will soon hear many new terms thrown around like Agile, Scrum or Sprint, and it may be not clear the way they relate to each other. Today, we will try to alleviate some of …

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SARAH Model Of Change: The Change Curve For Projects

SARAH Model Of Change: The Change Curve For Projects WHAT IS THE CHANGE CURVE OR SARAH MODEL? SARAH model of change helps to explain the emotions people experience in changing environments like projects. See, no one likes change! Yet, working on a project, you only deal with change, and we …

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PESTLE In Project Management: What Do You Need To Know?

PESTLE In Project Management: What Do You Need To Know? Let’s talk about PESTLE Analysis and how you can use it to make a successful business change. Organisations are always looking to improve and grow, and the way they achieve is via new projects. The right tools like PESTLE help organisations’ and …

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Non-functional Vs Functional Requirements, How to be Successful?

Non-functional Vs Functional Requirements, How to be Successful? Avoid Scope Creep, save time & money with The Accurate Definition of Requirements. When I have started working in the project world eight years ago, I had no clue about the differences between functional and non-functional requirements (table below). Through years and gained experience, I …

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What Are Project Constraints? Six You Need To Know

What Are Project Constraints? Six You Need To Know All projects are affected by multiple constraints. Therefore, as a project manager or project team member, you are dealing with them every day. Identifying and understanding constraints and carefully managing them could be the difference between the project’s failure and success. …

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Project Characteristics: Key Elements That Define a Project

Project Characteristics: Key elements that Define a Project Project characteristics indicate if you have a project on your hands, but often these are relatively dry explanations. Thus, I have decided to use my personal and project management experience to make things a bit more exciting and explore what makes any …

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When to use Scrumban? Simple Answer

When to use Scrumban? Simple Answer Scrumban might be that golden balance point between two Agile frameworks Scrum and Kamban, enabling more organisations to adopt Agile methodology without changing much of their existing processes or controls. It is not perfect in all situations, and this is what we would like …

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What Are the Advantages of Scrumban?

What Are the Advantages of Scrumban? The chances are that you are already working in an Agile project world and know quite well Scrum or Kanban. But have you heard about Scrumban!? The clue is in the name Scrum + (Kan)ban and makes a highly capable framework. Srumban is a …

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When Should You Not Use Agile? Not So Simple Answer

When Should You Not Use Agile? The Agile manifesto has literally changed the project world regardless if your organisation is using Agile or not. Still, should you use Agile in your project or organisation? What are the indicators where we should be avoiding it? Some projects or environments are not …

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Does Kanban have a Product Owner? Simple Answer

Does Kanban have a Product Owner? Simple Answer Agile, Agile, Agile, loads of people preaching about the excellent benefits, but there is much less talk about how to implement it from my experience. Nobody would blame you if you were planning to create new roles like Scrum’s Product Owner when implementing a …

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Can Kanban have sprints? Simple Answer

Can Kanban have sprints? Simple Answer Agile methodology has multiple frameworks with different tools and methods between each other. One of the most popular ones is Kanban. When people talk about Agile, they often brought up sprints, but does Kanban have a sprint? If you are interested, then you are …

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Best Non-Technical Books For Project Management

Best Non-Technical Books For Project Management  Become A Better Professional In a project world, you have countless courses, certificates and technical books. However, in this post, I would like to look into five non-technical books I found to be very insightful, and I could apply them to my project management …