Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Controlling without interfering with the build, part of Agile Project Management Foundations.
…The explore phase of the agile project life…cycle is different from non-agile build life cycle phases.…Your role as a project manager is to observe and guide versus lead.…You actually take a back seat to the process and you lead via coaching.…This can be one of the more…difficult adjustment for traditional project managers to make.…You have to let go of a bit of control.…This is very different and difficult for some project managers.…
Rather than seek control, your role is to clear roadblocks for the team.…You can do this by carefully listening…during the daily stand-up meetings to identify issues.…You then take action after the meeting to…follow up with people to move things along.…This allows the team to remain focused and productive on building the product.…Teams always need resources and I'm not necessarily referring to other people.…Teams need information and tools to perform their work,…including access to specialists and other things, like training.…
As the project manager, you need to ensure the needs of…
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- What is agile project management?
- Selecting an agile project
- Scoping the project
- Designing your sprint structure
- Collecting requirements
- Running stand-up meetings
- Managing issues and risks
- Tracking lessons learned
- Responding to change requests
- Closing the project
- Spotting signs of trouble