Sequential vs agile project management

Historical context of agile -First formal project management methods occur in industrialization period(typically "material" oriented sectors such as construction, Mechanical Engineering, Agriculture). It was a sequence project management and for this type of industry is still the best way of project management in the present(example...

Management of IT operations

IT operations is the IT field, which focuses on care about IT infrastructure that support the operation of business processes. IT Operations is responsible for: management of IT infrastructure - network services, OS services, Internet application services, application management ...

Agile (how to combine agile methods)

Agile is a set of key principles formed in the Agile Manifesto . Agile methodologies consists of a set of specific procedures in line with agile principles. There are more agile methodologies like Scrum, Kanban, DSDM, SAFE, open up, crystal clear .. technically oriented...

Agile NIRVANA (successful implementation and operation of agile)

Why agile management? One of the common (subconscious) answer is "Because Agile is now cool. Let’s follow by the Scrum or Kanban and we will succeed." Of course it's bullshit. For the successful implementation and operation of agile it require several key aspects introduced in this...

Management of company investments 2/2 (how to finance investments and what influence company investment decisions)

Sources of investment funding from own “pocket” (internal) -Using a company retained earnings from previous years -future cash flow (preferably more to finance short-term investments, respectively, depending on the type of business, eg. different balance sheet structure in the banking sector and fully different in the manufacturing sector) -Put...

Agile NIRVANA (úspešné zavedenie a fungovanie Agile)

Prečo práve agilne riadenie? Jednou z častých (podvedomých) odpovedí je “No predsa preto, lebo agile je teraz cool. Riaďme sa scrumom alebo kanbanom a budeme úspešný.” Samozrejme je to bullshit. Pre úspešné zavedenie a fungovanie agile je potrebných viacero kľúčových aspektov, ktoré uvediem v tomto blogu. Úspešne...

Business portfolio analysis

It’s type of strategic business analysis that gives strategic recommendations (ie. Output analysis) for strategic business unit (SBU, below is explanation of SBU) based on two key business attributes competitive position and attractiveness (market segment / or attractiveness of SBU) at...

Application of business analytics in CRM marketing

Business analytics is the application of data science in business. Data science is a science discipline aimed at transforming data into the new informations and knowledges. The most commonly objectives of data analysis are: - Knowledge discovery by predicting the target variable (eg. the probability of...