Author Archives: Mike Griffiths

About Mike Griffiths

I am a writer, trainer and practitioner focussed on helping people get better at delivering solutions. I have been fortunate to be involved in the creation of agile approaches, books and training courses. My passion for learning keeps me motivated and the more I learn about building effective teams and delivering value the more excited I am to share these ideas with others. I am truly excited to join the RMC Learning Solutions team and look forward to collaborating with the readers here.

Agile 2017 Conference: Discovering New techniques to Add to your Repertoire

This week I am at the Agile 2017 Conference in Orlando, FL. Each year around 2,500 agile practitioners, speakers, vendors and people just curious about agile gather to share ideas, acquire skills, and see what’s new in the agile world. … Continue reading

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PMI’s Agile Future: A Presentation by Mike Griffiths

2017 marks an important year for embracing agile approaches by the Project Management Institute. What is in store for PMI’s Agile Future? I will be presenting about “PMI’s Agile Future,” in Rome, May 1-3 at the 2017 PMI® EMEA Congress. … Continue reading

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Agile Suitability Filters

Determine if your organization and project teams are ready for agile How do you determine the suitability of agile approaches for particular project types or organizations? Different industries (construction, automotive), cultures (supportive, non-supportive) and special project considerations (highly regulated environments, … Continue reading

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Agile in Highly Regulated Environments

Can you use agile in highly regulated environments? This was one of the many great questions that came up at the recent Agile DNA Webinar. This post explores some of the recommendations to consider when introducing agile within highly regulated … Continue reading

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Agile Approaches in agile projects

This post is a follow-up to my Agile DNA webinar I hosted a little over a month ago. This was my first webinar for RMC and we had a great interest with over 2,000 people registering for the event interested … Continue reading

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