The Toyota Production System (TPS) is an integrated socio-technical system, developed by Toyota, that comprises its management philosophy and practices. - Wikipedia If you have never studied TPS and are serious about being a student of Agile you should take the time and learn about Lean. The Toyota Production system (TPS) is a gold standard [...]

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Agile Program Management

Yep you read that right. Agile Program management.  Right now I am managing a project that has 5 Scrum teams and a little over 100 people involved including: Developers, Testers, Business people, DBAs , Infrastructure, and more.  It can be a little crazy at times but it is a fantastic ride. One of the challenges [...]

By | 2010-03-28T10:32:47+00:00 March 28th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

11. Overdeliver

This is post 11 in my 10 tips for Whitewater Project Success. Nobody is impressed by someone who does what is expected of them.  To be a successful Whitewater Project manager you need to go above and beyond.  My wife is a Jr High English teacher.  Kids who do what is expected of them get [...]

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