I am a data-driven, process improvement, and true-agile convert! As a Technical Project Manager in Cerner’s development PMO, I’ve worked with a lot of teams on agile projects and seen it all. As I’ve transitioned over to Kanban and studied the Toyota Principles, I’ve come to appreciate efficiency and flow and started looking at ways to improve my team’s process. I don’t know who the members of One Direction are, but I love P!NK and am currently forced to listen to the Trolls soundtrack on repeat to appease the twin three-year olds I have at home.
Lean and Agile development methods emphasize planning on five different levels. These methods can generate amazing high-level vision and 3-year plans when creating long-term goals. It can also plan and commit to lower-level detailed iteration and daily planning. Yet when it comes to creating release plans, the methods often degrade into a best guess by […]