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Agile’s growing role in project management
Practitioners should consider the full range of project management approaches – including agile – in determining which method will deliver the best project outcomes.
Three project management experts give insight on adopting Agile
In these interviews we discuss predictions for future Agile trends in 2016, and outline how an organisation can take a first step into the world of Agile, ensuring it delivers real business value.
Out with the old and in with the new as agile working gathers pace
Many organisations are stuck in the past but could boost productivity and cut costs with an agile approach to business in 2016, says Fiona Cannon, CEO of the Agile Future Forum.
An introduction to Unified Communications
Organisations depend on good internal communications – and today that means electronic interaction. The challenge is that this is so much more than just using tools such as email, voicemail, video conferencing, and social media.
Workforce agility is integral for UK PLC to thrive
The biggest driver of value is the ability to meet the demands of your customers more effectively whilst recruiting and retaining talented staff members.
Cloud computing enables businesses to be more mobile and Agile
The development of a mobile, responsive, flexible, agile workforce has become a reality due to cloud computing.
Agile is a new mind-set, not just a methodology
In business, we’re always looking to do things faster, better and more efficiently. We need to be forward-thinking to get ahead of our competitors.
Which companies are champions of Agile?
Companies like Google and Microsoft don’t just promote flexible, responsive working because it’s trendy. They do it because they know it’s profitable.
How do we turn the principles of Agile into a reality?
Making changes in your business takes planning. Here's some tips for Agile adoption.
Agile: it’s not just for IT anymore
IT organisations have long relied on Agile project management techniques to help them achieve these goals. As global competition increases, more industries are taking notice of Agile’s versatility and incorporating it to their toolkits.
Who can benefit from Agile Project Management?
It is not only the cool techy start ups in East London that can benefit from Agile Project Management. Big corporations can save big bucks too. It will speed up your work, and make your workers happy.
Agile is not a replacement for project management
The business case has been made, the budget agreed, deliverables defined, stakeholders identified, milestones set and risks assessed. The project plan has been set out and all systems and processes are in place. So what could possibly go wrong?
How sports stadiums are becoming more agile
The agile stadium is coming to Europe and will bring with it a fan experience that the next generation of fans will appreciate.
Agile and the cloud: a driving force
A key factor driving Agile approaches is the tidal wave of new technology that can support your organisation, your people and your customers.
The human factor: embedding an agile culture
Introducing Agile demands organisational change, but making change stick is a difficult business. Amy Hatton examines the challenges involved in navigating this landscape.
Business benefits of being nimble
Businesses that are agile have happier and more productive staff and are better placed to compete on the global stage.
Agile behaviour and culture: dealing with managers losing power
Your current organisational culture may be a blocker to the successful transition to a more agile and adaptive organisation, one that responds more effectively to change.
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