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2015 in Review – Project Management Software

Another year nears its end and before the holidays take over our mind completely, we thought it would be interesting to take some time and look back. Every year we analyze data from Eylean to see how our clients have used it and how can we improve in the next year. Most of this data …

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5 Ways to Use Color in Agile

The benefits of data visualization are well known and understood in this busy, no time to stop and read world. Therefore it comes as no surprise that we are constantly looking for measures to improve our process and create ever more effective ways of making project information understandable at a first glance. Agile project management …

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PRINCE2 Agile – the long awaited savior?

It often said, that the best things come out of the most unexpected solutions and unexpected is the word that comes up often after hearing about the PRINCE2 Agile method. For most of us it is hard to believe that the two fundamentally different approaches have been merged into one successfully and that this solution …

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Scrum – the silent facilitator of trust

Image Credit: © Depositphotos.com/bst2012 Trust is not only a great, but an essential asset to have within any team. It allows for ideas to flow freely, eliminates looking over each other’s shoulder and mergers different people into a unit. A team that trusts each other, brings forward better and faster results, makes the clients happier …

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Agile Startups – How Do Lithuanians Do It?

Both Agile and Startups are terms that have gained massive buzz in the business world over the last years. However, the idea of them mixing with each other has come up only recently. Startups that have been traditionally visualized as messy and uncoordinated have taken up a method that requires teamwork, planning efforts and timed …

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The 4 Scrum Cards To Consider

Since the very beginning of scrum practices, one of the most important tool to the teams have been the various task cards. They hold all of the important information and help keep the team on tracks at all times. It comes as no surprise, that there is great variety of such cards out there, so …

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Amazon: The Story Of Productivity Taken Too Far

When reading the expose on Amazon workforce in New York Times, I could not but notice the similarities between the work philosophy that Jeff Bezos has installed upon Amazon and the one of Agile. Both have a set of principles, both strive to accumulate productivity and eliminate waste, yet it was difficult to believe, Agile …

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Agile government – still a far off dream?

If there is one thing most of us can agree on is that government institutions are long overdue for an organizational change. Whether it is a simple license renewal or important permits and documents, the process is never clear, short or easy. And with the recent growth of agile popularity, there is really no surprise …

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How To Be Agile When Creating Content

While agile is sweeping the business world, some departments are still stuck in the old ways. Without realizing it, they are holding on threads and actually working and worrying harder than they should be. The inability to adapt the content creation process within marketing and design departments has already caused friction in most companies turning …

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The Hierarchy of Agile Methods

If you, just like us, ever found yourself confused by the number of agile methodologies and their hierarchy, then this post is exactly for you. We use the picture below as our cheat sheet and thought some of you would like it as well. So let us dive in! As expected, at the core of …

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