Free tools & templates for Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management

Agile Management applies the principles of Agile software development. The Agile Management core values derives from the Agile Manifesto that was created by software developers. The 4 Core Value of Agile Management:

  • Individuals and interactions over processes and tools.
  • Working software over comprehensive documentation.
  • Customer collaboration over contract negotiation.
  • Responding to change over following a plan.

Today, Agile Project Management is used beyond software development and some of the benefits include:

  • Adaptability and less risk
  • Greater Customer Satisfactions
  • More emphasis on team collaboration and communication

Agile Management Phases

In traditional Project Management (Waterfall) the project follows  linear stages and is based on upfront planning. In Agile Development, the project follows an iterative and continuous cycle. To get an full overview of Agile vs Waterfall, see infographic. There are several agile project management methodologies such as Scrum. To test your Scrum skills, take this free assessment test. This informative video from Henrik Kniberg also give an good introduction – Product Ownership in a nutshell.


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Agile vs Waterfall (non, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons)
The 5 levels of planning on agile project (Luzader, Stack Exchange)

Free templates for Agile Project Management

Pre-Study

Planning

Project Plan and Scheduling

Execution and monitoring

Agile Project Management Software and tools for enterprise

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