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10 tips to manage projects       in a more Agile wayRanjit Sidhu                       © ChangeQuest Ltd 2012
Focus on the business needEnsure the project is aligned tobusiness priorities and getagreement on the benefitsexpected    ...
CollaborateActively involverepresentatives from thebusiness areas to shareknowledge andunderstand requirements            ...
Allow the solution to evolveAgree high levelrequirements early on,and allow the lower leveldetail to evolve as theproject ...
Develop iterativelyRegularly review what isbeing developed as yougo along, to ensure theright thing is produced           ...
Prioritise work - MoSCoWPrioritisation isessential for working    Must haveto fixed timescales –    Should haveapply to ta...
Have daily team stand-upsTeam membersprovide a shortprogress update andraise any issues thatcould hinder their work       ...
Report using appropriatelevels of formalityEnough to demonstratecontrol and give confidencebut don’t let reportingbecome a...
Aim for incremental deliveryConsider how to deliversolution in stages, ratherthan just at the end ofthe project - so thebu...
Focus on qualityEnsure the solution is fit forpurpose – it meets theacceptance criteria anddoes what it needs to do,no mor...
Deliver on timeTreat timely delivery ascritical to success.Keep focused onbusiness priorities andresolve issues quickly to...
Further informationLearn more aboutAgile Project ManagementT +44 (01)276 34480                           © ChangeQuest Ltd...
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10 tips to manage projects in a more agile way

  1. 1. 10 tips to manage projects in a more Agile wayRanjit Sidhu © ChangeQuest Ltd 2012
  2. 2. Focus on the business needEnsure the project is aligned tobusiness priorities and getagreement on the benefitsexpected © ChangeQuest Ltd 2012
  3. 3. CollaborateActively involverepresentatives from thebusiness areas to shareknowledge andunderstand requirements © ChangeQuest Ltd 2012
  4. 4. Allow the solution to evolveAgree high levelrequirements early on,and allow the lower leveldetail to evolve as theproject progresses © ChangeQuest Ltd 2012
  5. 5. Develop iterativelyRegularly review what isbeing developed as yougo along, to ensure theright thing is produced © ChangeQuest Ltd 2012
  6. 6. Prioritise work - MoSCoWPrioritisation isessential for working Must haveto fixed timescales – Should haveapply to tasks, Could haverequirements, testing, Won’t this timeacceptance criteria © ChangeQuest Ltd 2012
  7. 7. Have daily team stand-upsTeam membersprovide a shortprogress update andraise any issues thatcould hinder their work © ChangeQuest Ltd 2012
  8. 8. Report using appropriatelevels of formalityEnough to demonstratecontrol and give confidencebut don’t let reportingbecome an overhead.People talking to each otheris much more effective © ChangeQuest Ltd 2012
  9. 9. Aim for incremental deliveryConsider how to deliversolution in stages, ratherthan just at the end ofthe project - so thebusiness benefits sooner © ChangeQuest Ltd 2012
  10. 10. Focus on qualityEnsure the solution is fit forpurpose – it meets theacceptance criteria anddoes what it needs to do,no more, no less © ChangeQuest Ltd 2012
  11. 11. Deliver on timeTreat timely delivery ascritical to success.Keep focused onbusiness priorities andresolve issues quickly tomaintain momentum © ChangeQuest Ltd 2012
  12. 12. Further informationLearn more aboutAgile Project ManagementT +44 (01)276 34480 © ChangeQuest Ltd 2012

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