The Agile software development methodology has a fascinating range of ideas that can provide valuable learning’s to traditional project managers and in the wider sphere of stakeholder management.
Over the last few months I have been publishing a series of posts on this topic on the PMI Voices on Project Management blog. The key posts with a brief summary and links are:
Agile: The Great Debate
An overview of the Agile software development methodology and its impact on project management.
Creating Trust in Agile
Managing upwards, the trust and communication needed for Agile to succeed.
The Role of Agile Advocates
Agile advocates (AAs) need to understand their key stakeholders and empathize with their perceptions, fears and requirements.
The Gentle Art of Managing Agile
Applying the PMBOK to managing Agile projects.
Learning From Agile
The importance of customer engagement and going ‘light and lean’.
I invite you to read these posts and think on your project management and/or stakeholder management practices.