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The Yin Yang of Projects: Managing Dependencies and sequencing the user stories

And we’re back with another article from the hybrid project management series. In this article I’ll talk about how to identify and manage the dependencies of the User Stories and sequencing them using a network diagram. You will learn how important this activity is in conjunction with the stories prioritization activity, so that no effort […]

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The risk game, of not knowing how to respond to a Risk.

RISK is a classic and very popular board game that involves strategy, diplomacy, conflicts and conquests. The game is divided into 42 territories, grouped into 6 continents and the objective of each player is to capture all territories of the other players, through the results determined by dice rolls. The game takes this name because […]

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The Yin Yang of Projects: How to prioritize user stories in hybrid project management – Part 2

This is the second part from the “User Stories Prioritization” article, which is part of my series of articles the Yin Yang of projects. To access the first part of this article just click here. The Hybrid Prioritization Approach Now that I’ve demonstrated each of the key prioritization techniques and how the PO or the Project Manager […]

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The Yin Yang of Projects: How to prioritize user stories in hybrid project management – Part 1

Continuing the series on hybrid project management, I will talk about how to sort and prioritize user stories. In order for this article to not get too big and boring I have divided it into two parts being Part 1 to show the prioritization techniques, and Part 2 about how I prioritize and sort my stories using my developed […]

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The Yin Yang of Projects: Using WBS in hybrid project management.

In this chapter of the hybrid project management series, I will talk about the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Technique from the PMBoK and how it can aid a Product Owner(PO) in creating better manageable user stories for the project. If miss the previous article of this series(Roles in hybrid management), just click here. In the Chinese tradition, there […]

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The Yin Yang of Projects: Roles in hybrid management

In this third article about the hybrid project management series, I will talk about the roles and responsibilities of each project stakeholder and how they relate to each other, control and develop their activities to ensure project success. To read the previous article of this series, access it here. According to the ancient Chinese, there are […]

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The Yin Yang of Projects: Project kick off

Continuing the series of articles on the management of hybrid projects, using the best practices of traditional and agile methods, specifically PMBoK (Yin) and SCRUM (Yang), In this article I will talk about the project charter that is a process that formalizes and authorizes the existence of a project which is also part of the […]

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The Yin Yang of Projects: The Hybrid Project Management

Yin and Yang is a concept of dualism from the ancient Chinese philosophy, describing how seemingly opposing or contrary forces may actually be complementary, interconnected, and interdependent in the natural world, and how they can strengthen as they interrelate with one another. Thus, Yin and Yang can be thought of as complementary (and not opposite) […]

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