Three Keys to a Successful Transition from PM to Scrum Master

By Claudine Skinner

As organizations adopt Agile and Scrum, one of the first steps is to create the scrum team. For the most part, we can map the typical waterfall role to the scrum role.

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Operational Readiness: 3 Keys to a Successful Takeoff for Any Large-Scale System

By Nicole Helfrich, Delivery Director, Project & Program Management

After you’ve spent months preparing for the launch of a large-scale initiative, the last thing you want to experience is a deployment debacle due to untested systems and unprepared users.

I recently attended a project management training class that referenced one of the airline industry’s worst. It’s a textbook example of what can happen at deployment with any system when certain, seemingly mundane, operational functions are dismissed during testing.

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