Is converting to Agile the ‘Silver Bullet’ to your project success?

Numerous project teams and practitioners perceive the Agile process to be the ‘Silver Bullet’ for project success. According to the 2013 Standish Chaos Manifesto report ”The agile process is now perceived as the universal remedy for software development project failure”. However in a comparison of ‘small projects the report also shows that only 46% of […]

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PMI St. Louis – Agile Presentation – May 12, 2015

Join Lance Chang at the St. Louis PMI chapter presentation on Scaling Up with Agile. Lance will provide an understanding of how the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® scales agility from Agile Teamsto Agile Programs to Agile Program Portfolio Management, and Agile Architecture. Agile scrum is well known as the go-to team agile practice and works well for small […]

Enterprise PMO: A proper Investment Management tool?

Is your EPMO an Investment Management Tool? Enterprise Program Management Offices or EPMO’s are often a misunderstood function within an enterprise. They are often viewed as governance and oversight reporting which can carry a negative connotation. A properly chartered and staffed EPMO is an investment management tool for executives and the enterprise. The purpose of […]

Scaled Agile Training: April in St. Louis

Lance Chang, certified Scaled Agile Framework Trainer (SAFe), will conduct the “Leading SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework”) ® training program on April 8 and 9, 2015 at the Baur Executive Suites in St. Louis, MO. Agile is an iterative and incremental part of managing the design and build activities for engineering, information technology, and new product or […]

Scaled Agile Training: March in Minneapolis

Ryn Melberg, certified Scaled Agile Framework Trainer (SAFe), along with Lance Chang of Vinuity (http://www.vinuity.com), will conduct the “Leading SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework”) ® training program on March 25 and 26, 2015 at the Marriott Courtyard in Eden Prarie, MN. Agile is an iterative and incremental part of managing the design and build activities for engineering, […]

Agile Survey: Philosophy vs. Methodology

Some would argue that the Agile movement began with the Agile Manifesto in 1995 (Beck, 2001); some would argue that it started with the Lean Process in Manufacturing in the 1980’s (Krafcik, 1988); and, some would point to the Deming cycle of PDCA (plan–do–check–act or plan–do–check–adjust) in the 1960’s.  And finally, there are those that would argue it’s really […]

Scaled Agile Training in Minneapolis

Press Release Ryn Melberg, certified Scaled Agile Framework Trainer (SAFe), along with Lance Chang of Vinuity (http://www.vinuity.com), will conduct the “Leading SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework”) ® training program on January 27 and 28, 2015 at the Marriott Courtyard in Eden Prarie, MN. Agile is an iterative and incremental part of managing the design and build […]

Agile Drift

It’s hard to believe that French, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian are all derived from a common language (Latin).  Over time, geographical separation, political turmoil and cultural differences lead to different ways of communicating and interpreting a single common language.  This phenomenon, called linguistic drift, is happening in the agile community – I will label it […]

Comparing Scrum vs. Kanban

Vinuity Consulting Director, Paul Lance Chang, discusses differences in Scrum and Kanban. Mr. Chang provides a comparison and differentiates the two approaches to increase team performance. In addition, two client case studies are summarized. Discuss more with Lance by emailing scrum_master@vinuity.com. View the white paper here: Utilizing Scrum vs. Kanban.

Vision precedes Opportunity…

Vinuity’s Vision is clear: Grow job opportunities in the United States Create lasting value for clients through innovation, lower costs, and improved services Keep the work close and convenient to our clients Drive symmetry with client and Vinuity culture Opportunity is created for both our clients and our associates. We are driven to make a […]