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A Software Team's Journey to Great Achievements!
It is amazing to watch a few key factors to come together, enabling extraordinary accomplishments. This happened with a group of teams that I headed for several years. This is a journey of five dedicated and capable software teams - a path of greater teamwork, closer partnering with our customers, and game-changing solution deliveries. I initially thought of this as a story about implementing Scrum, but it is much more than adopting a team framework. This is about creating an environment and culture that supports teams and unleashes their creativity.
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Determine Your PMO's Value Before Someone Else Does!
Without a single, universal definition of a PMO, stakeholders frequently have a wide range of expectations for a given PMO's focus and performance. It wouldn't be surprising if these varied assumptions resulted in unfavorable criticism of your PMO. How can a PMO survive under these conditions? Is a PMO leader destined to fail? Not necessarily - it might help to evaluate your PMO's effectiveness regularly and ensure that you indeed do have a high performing PMO that is creating and delivering recognized value - here are three areas in which to examine your PMO.
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An Easy Read and Good Introduction to DevOps
PMO leaders, don't be left in the dust. While agile teams are justifiably proud of transitioning from twice a year big-bang releases to bi-monthly releases, others are already releasing multiple times per day! Introduce yourself to DevOps with this book, The Phoenix Project, and get excited about the possibilities of ultra-effective cross-functional teamwork and short release cycles.
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A Great PMO Doesn't Just Happen - Here's How You Can Establish the Right PMO
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