Role of Agile Mentor

Role of Agile Mentor

The Agile Mentor role is very important in helping the team to be a success. This post provides an overview of the Agile Mentor role.

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Project Sponsor

Role of Project Sponsor in Agile Project Management

An overview of the role and responsibilities of a Project Sponsor in an Agile Project Management environment.

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Project stakeholders looking at screen

Role of stakeholders in agile project management

An overview of the different stakeholders involved in agile project management.

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The role of the product owner in agile project management

Role of Product Owner in Agile Project Management

The Product Owner adopts a management position and is often compared with the Project Manager role. The two roles are very similar, both have the same common goal; successfully completing the project. In Scrum however, it is the Product Owner role that is most appropriate as Agile methodologies are not compatible with traditional Project Management…

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Scrum master process

Scrum Master Role

In Agile Project Management, the Scrum Master takes on the responsibility of facilitating the project and the team. The role was created in association with the scrum framework and is intended to identify an individual who is a scrum expert and can therefore mentor and coach others in the team. Although Scrum Master sounds like…

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Example of agile project management roles

Overview of Agile Project Management Roles

In any project, it is important to have the correct mixture of team members to ensure that the project runs smoothly and efficiently. Agile teams can be small or large; however, they are all predominately comprised of five main roles. This article will look at the different roles within an agile team. Scrum Master Also…

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Overview of Agile project management

Overview of Agile project management

Following on from Choosing between Waterfall and Agile project management. This post will focus on an overview of agile project management. What is Agile project management? Agile project management is a modern method of project management characterised by its speed and flexibility. It defines, tests and releases the deliverables in small bursts, known as ‘sprints’,…

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Choosing between agile and waterfall project methodology

Choosing between Waterfall and Agile Project Management

When starting your project, the first thing you’ll need to decide is which methodology to use. Your methodology will determine how your project will be organised and will give all members of the project team clear direction, hopefully leading to a successful delivery. Here we will explore two of the major players. Waterfall Project Management…

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Agile: Simple guide to creating a project burn-down chart

Over the last few posts, I have been covering the reporting challenges for a PMO when the Agile project methodology is being used.  One of the popular ways of representing progress being the use of project burn-down charts.   In this post I want to provide a simple guide to how you can build a…

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The Project Burn-down Chart Roller Coaster

Agile: Project Burn-Down Chart Overview

A popular method of reporting progress when using Agile Project Management is the use of burn-down charts. Wikipedia defines a burn-down chart as: “A burn down chart is a graphical representation of work left to do versus time. The outstanding work (or backlog) is often on the vertical axis, with time along the horizontal.  This…

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