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Joshua Render

Bachelor in Computer Information Systems;
Master of Science in Administration;
PMP, PMI-ACP; PAL I, PSM I, PSPO I, CKC, ITILV3, ICGB, AgilePM, AgilePgM

7 Concepts of Lean in Agile

7 Core Concepts of Lean

The 7 Core Concepts of Lean 1. Eliminate Waste Time and resources cost money. Extra time and resources beyond what you require, make things more expensive than they need to be. To maximize the value, you must work to minimize the waste. Improving the efficiency of the process […]

8 Principles of DSDM

The 8 Principles of DSDM

A video on the 8 Principles of DSDM The 8 Principles: Focus on the Business Need Deliver on Time Collaborate Never Compromise Quality Build Incrementally From Firm Foundations Develop Iteratively Communicate Continuously and Clearly Demonstrate Control More Detail on the 8 Principles of DSDM   More Information at: […]

Complete List of Agile Frameworks

Comprehensive List of Agile Frameworks

  This is meant to be a list of all known existing Agile frameworks and methodologies. Each framework contains a general overview and links to find additional information. Not all Agile frameworks or methodologies are isolated to software development projects. It should be noted that Agile is not […]

5S, Lean Six Sigma

5S Outside of Manufacturing

What I want to explore here are ideas on how to use Lean Manufacturing to help waste reduction in areas outside of manufacturing. When I worked in manufacturing, everything was about Lean Six Sigma. Outside of manufacturing, that sort of cultural drive to improve doesn’t seem to be […]

Communication as a project failure

Why Do Projects Fail?

Projects fail for several reasons and those reasons often vary depending on who you ask. My own opinion, you can track back just about every single failure reason to issues with planning or issues with communication; sometimes both. That is, of course, assuming you have adequate support from […]