Goals are accomplishments, not activities. Whether your goal is performance based, developmental or a special project, you want them to be SMART. SMART refers to a mnemonic that gives criteria for creating goals and objectives. This idea was presented by George T. Doran in the Management Review – November 1981 issue. There are many variations for the meaning behind each letter.
BeardedEagle is one of the very few management consultancy companies that is owned by Scrum Alliance, Certified Scrum Trainers. This positions BeardedEagle to have cutting edge courseware and trainers available to deliver and certify individuals, teams and organizations. BeardedEagle is also an REP with both the Scrum Alliance and Project Management Institute, all course delivered […]
YES!! While we won’t go so far as to rule it out altogether, we find the coexistence of Waterfall and Agile in one department to be challenging. BeardedEagle understands that it is not always practical for a company to take a “Big Bang” approach and align itself with Agile practices. This is why we have […]
In a word, no. BeardedEagle interfaces with corporate leadership to make the application of Agile practices trickle down the ranks through executive understanding. Agile is a way of doing business – a philosophy. Without management buy-in, the process breaks down.